The Gaming Clubs (Hours and Charges) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1996

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Published: 1996-04-18

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 1144 (S.120)

BETTING, GAMING AND LOTTERIES
The Gaming Clubs (Hours and Charges) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1996

Made
18th April 1996

Laid before Parliament
22nd April 1996

Coming into force
13th May 1996

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by sections 14(2) and (3) and 51 of the Gaming Act 1968(1), and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, and after consultation with the Gaming Board for Great Britain in accordance with section 51(2) of that Act, hereby makes the following Regulations:

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Gaming Clubs (Hours and Charges) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1996 and shall come into force on 13th May 1996.

(2) These Regulations extend to Scotland only.

2.  Regulation 5(1) of the Gaming Clubs (Hours and Charges) (Scotland) Regulations 1984(2) shall be amended as follows:—

(a)for the sum “£6.80” in both places where it occurs there shall be substituted the sum “£8.00”; and

(b)for the sum “£5.12” in both places where it occurs there shall be substituted the sum “£6.00”.

3.  The Gaming Clubs (Hours and Charges) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1995(3) are hereby revoked.

James Douglas-Hamilton
Minister of State, Scottish Office
St Andrew’s House,
Edinburgh
18th April 1996

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)
These Regulations increase the maximum charges which may be made for admission to gaming on bingo club premises in Scotland.
The maximum charge in respect of a charging period other than the shorter period permitted on a Sunday is increased from £6.80 to £8.00.
The maximum charge in respect of the shorter charging period permitted on a Sunday is increased from £5.12 to £6.00.


(1)
1968 c. 65.

(2)
S.I. 1984/470; relevant amending instruments are S.I. 1984/1804, 1994/1042 and 1995/1022.

(3)
S.I. 1995/1022.
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