Review Report (The Budd Report)
The 260 pages contain 175
17th July, 2001.
|A Safe Bet for Success
- Modernising Britain's Gambling Laws
Unveiled by Tessa Jowell
the then Secretary for Culture, Media and Sport. It is the Government's
response to the Gambling Review Report.
26th March, 2002.
Gambling Laws - Draft Gambling Bill
The first part of the draft
15th July 2003.
I, II, III & IV
19th November, 2003.
Gambling Bill - Additional Clauses
I, II, III & IV.
5th February and 12th March, 2003.
|Draft Gambling Bill Consultations
public and stake holders were encouraged to submit their opinions to the
Joint Gambling Bill scrutiny committee until the 28th February 2004.
Committee on the Draft Gambling Bill
Website of the joint committee.
It has a full listing of the 16 members, their backgrounds and declared
7th April 2004.
Volume II: Oral and
Volume III: Written
response to the Joint Committee's Report:
14th June, 2004.
Committee on the Draft Gambling Bill - Regional Casinos
The committee published their
report on clauses in the Draft Bill relating to the proposals for regional
22nd July, 2004.
Volume II: Oral and
28th July, 2004.
response to the Joint Committee's Report - Regional Casinos:
22nd September, 2004.
first reading of the Gambling Bill was made in Parliament on 19th
October, 2004. The second reading passed on a vote of 286 to 212,
a Government majority of 74 on 2nd November. It then went into Committee.
|Gambling Bill in Standing
Sets Out Cautious Approach To New Casino Regime
Statement of National Policy
- Press release & Policy Statements from 17th December 2004.
Bill - Latest version
25th January, 2005.
Amendments to be debated
in the House of Lords
|Gambling Bill - House
of Lords amendments
List of Amendments to be moved in Committee
8th March, 2005.
to the Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee
9th March, 2005.
regional casino numbers being cut from 8 to 1 the Conservatives withdrew
their objections to the Bills passage. It received Royal Assent in the
House of Lords on 7th April and is now known as The Gambling Act 2005.
|Gambling Act 2005
ISBN 0 10 541905 2
Published April 25th 2005.
Available online and in hardcopy format from HMSO. The Act came fully into
force in September 2007 it replaces the following...
- Betting Gaming
and Lotteries Act of 1963.
- The Gambling
Act of 1968 and
- The Lotteries
and Amusements Act of 1976.
|The Gambling Commission
On the 1st October, 2005
the Gambling Commission was officially launched and assumed all the duties
of the former Gaming Board for Great Britain.