Gambling and gaming licences


The Statement of Principles outlines the way in which the Council expects licensed premises used for the purpose of gambling to be operated within the Borough.

Gambling Act 2005 Statement of Principles [PDF file 736KB]|PDF file

The Statement of Principles is reviewed every three years. The Statement of Principles and is available for public inspection at the Registration and Licensing Service, Customer First, Horton Street, Halifax HX1 1QE.

A premises licence can authorise the provision of facilities at the following:

We will also issue permits for:

Category D machines are those that can be used by children and have the lowest level of stake and prizes.

For further information on The Gambling Act 2005 visit the Gambling Commission's website: Gambling Commission

Last Updated: 29/12/2015