The Gaming Act (Variation of Fees) Order 1998

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Published: 1998-02-24

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 456

BETTING, GAMING AND LOTTERIES
The Gaming Act (Variation of Fees) Order 1998

Made
24th February 1998

Laid before Parliament
4th March 1998

Coming into force
1st April 1998

The Secretary of State, in pursuance of the powers conferred on him by sections 48(5) and 51(4) of the Gaming Act 1968(1), hereby makes the following Order:

1.  This Order may be cited as the Gaming Act (Variation of Fees) Order 1998 and shall come into force on 1st April 1998.

2.  The provisions of section 48 of the Gaming Act 1968 specified in column 1 of the Schedule to this Order (which relate to fees charged in relation to the matters mentioned in column 2 of that Schedule) shall have effect as if, for the references to the sums specified in those provisions (which, by virtue of the Gaming Act (Variation of Fees) Order 1995(2) as respects England and Wales and the Gaming Act (Variation of Fees) (Scotland) Order 1995(3) as respects Scotland, had effect immediately before the coming into force of this Order as if, for those references, there were substituted references to the sums specified in column 3 of that Schedule), there were substituted references to the sums specified in column 4 of that Schedule.

3.  The Gaming Act (Variation of Fees) Order 1995 and the Gaming Act (Variation of Fees) (Scotland) Order 1995 are hereby revoked.

George Howarth
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State
Home Office
24th February 1998

Article 2
SCHEDULE

(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)

Provisions of section 48 referring to fees
Matters to which fee relates
Previous sum(4)
New sum

Subsection (3)
Fees chargeable:

paragraph (a)
Grant of gaming licence
£32,030
£32,830

paragraph (b)
Renewal of licence
£6,580
£6,740

paragraph (c)
Transfer of licence
£7,090
£7,270

paragraph (ca)
Application for a certificate consenting to the making of an application for the grant of a licence
£6,120
£6,270

paragraph (cb)
Application for a certificate consenting to the making of an application for the transfer of a licence
£3,060
£3,130

paragraph (d)
Registration of club or institute (Part II)
£190
£195

Renewal of registration
£90
£95

paragraph (e)
Registration of club or institute (Part III)
£100
£105

Renewal of registration
£60
£62

paragraph (f)
Issue of certificate of approval
£72
£75

paragraph (g)
Issue of machine certificate
£3,720
£3,810

Renewal of certificate
£1,480
£1,520

Subsection (4)
Fees chargeable where gaming limited to bingo:

paragraph (a)
Grant of gaming licence
£2,640
£2,710

£32,030
£32,830

paragraph (b)
Renewal of licence
£825
£845

£6,580
£6,740

Transfer of licence
£925
£950

£7,090
£7,270

Subsection (4A)

Application for a certificate consenting to the making of an application for the grant of a licence
£1,835
£1,880

£6,120
£6,270

Application for a certificate consenting to the making of an application for the transfer of a licence
£610
£625

£3,060
£3,130

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order increases the fees to be charged in Great Britain under the Gaming Act 1968 for the matters mentioned in the Schedule to the Order.


(1)
1968 c. 65; section 48 was amended by section 1 of, and paragraph 3 of the Schedule to, the Gaming (Amendment) Act 1990 (c. 26).

(2)
S.I. 1995/321.

(3)
S.I. 1995/571.

(4)
See S.I. 1995/321, 571.
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