Gaming (Bingo (Amendment) and Gaming Machine (Registered Clubs)) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999

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Published: 1999-01-07

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland
1999 No. 5

BETTING, GAMING AND LOTTERIES
Gaming (Bingo (Amendment) and Gaming Machine (Registered Clubs)) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999

Made
7th January 1999

Coming into operation
19th February 1999

The Department of Health and Social Services, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Articles 76(2) and 106(5) of the Betting, Gaming, Lotteries and Amusements (Northern Ireland) Order 1985(1) and of all other powers enabling it in that behalf, hereby makes the following regulations:

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Gaming (Bingo (Amendment) and Gaming Machine (Registered Clubs)) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999 and shall come into operation on 19th February 1999.

Amendment of the Gaming (Bingo) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987

2.  In regulation 2(1)(b) and (c) of the Gaming (Bingo) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987(2) for “£8 (exclusive of value added tax)” there shall be substituted “£8.50 (exclusive of value added tax)”.

Maximum prize in respect of any one game played by means of a gaming machine in a registered club

3.  For the purposes of Article 106(5) of the Betting, Gaming, Lotteries and Amusements (Northern Ireland) Order 1985 (use of gaming machines in registered clubs) the prescribed amount is £250.

Revocation

4.  The Gaming (Bingo) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996(3) are hereby revoked.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Health and Social Services on 7th January 1999.

L.S.
R.D. Hill
Under Secretary

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations.)

These Regulations–
(a)amend the Gaming (Bingo) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987 by increasing the maximum charge which may be made in respect of gaming by way of bingo on bingo club premises from £8 to £8.50 (exclusive of value added tax); and
(b)prescribe £250 for the purposes of Article 106(5) of the Betting, Gaming, Lotteries and Amusements (Northern Ireland) Order 1985 as the maximum prize in respect of any one game played by means of a gaming machines in a registered club.


(1)
S.I. 1985/1204 (N.I. 11)

(2)
S.R. 1987 No. 8 as amended by S.R. 1996 No. 573

(3)
S.R. 1996 No. 573
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