Agenda Item No. 6
THE VALE OF GLAMORGAN COUNCIL
COUNCIL: 5TH DECEMBER, 2012
REFERENCE FROM LICENSING COMMITTEE: 6TH NOVEMBER, 2012
" GAMBLING ACT 2005 STATEMENT OF PRINCIPLES 2013-2016 (DDS) –
The Draft Statement of Principles had been subject to public consultation between 5th September and 17th October 2012. A list of consultees and how they had been consulted was appended to the report. One response had been received. A list of amendments and response to the Draft Statement of Principles was also appended to the report. Members noted that the Statement of Principles would need to take effect on 31st January 2013, but it was required to be published, available at Council buildings and notices placed in a local paper four weeks in advance of the effective date. The amended Draft Statement of Principles 2013 – 2016 was attached at Appendix C to the report.
(1) T H A T the Draft Statement of Principles as amended be approved.
(2) T H A T the amended Statement of Principles be referred for comment to Cabinet and to Council on 5th December 2012.
(3) T H A T the effective date of the Statement of Principles be 31st January 2013.
Reason for decisions
(1-3) To ensure a comprehensive and workable Statement of Principles was in place and also to ensure that the Vale of Glamorgan Council complies with the requirements of the Gambling Act 2005.
Report to Licensing Committee: 6th November 2012