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Offshore Gambling Bill

Bills Presented — Public Debt Management Bill – in the House of Commons at 4:46 pm on 25th June 2012.

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Presentation and First Reading (Standing Order No. 57)

Matthew Hancock, supported by Miss Anne McIntosh, Brandon Lewis, Simon Hart, Mr Gerry Sutcliffe, Mr Don Foster, Sandra Osborne, Ben Gummer, Nicholas Soames

and Charlie Elphicke, presented a Bill to amend the Gambling Act 2005 to regulate remote gambling on a point of consumption basis; to require all operators selling into the British market, whether in the United Kingdom or overseas, to hold a Gambling Commission licence to enable them to undertake transactions with British consumers and to advertise in the United Kingdom; to provide that all relevant operators contribute to the Horserace Betting Levy; and for connected purposes.

Bill read the First time; to be read a Second time on Friday 25 January 2013, and to be printed (Bill 44).