UK PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEE CALLS FOR EVIDENCE OF HARM CAUSED BY GAMBLING

On 1st July, the House of Commons Select Committee on the Social and Economic Impact of the Gambling Industry called for the submission from interested parties, asking such questions as – how effective is the Gambling Act 2005 in achieving its aims of preventing gambling from being a crime or disorder, ensuring that gambling is conducted in a fair and open way, and protecting children and other vulnerable person from being harmed or exploited by gambling?; does the Act need updating?; should gambling operators have a legal duty of care to their customers?; and what are the social and economic costs of gambling?  Submissions are required by 6th September.

https://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/lords-select/gambling-committee/news-parliament-2017/gambling-call-for-evidence/

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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