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.

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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