Occasional Use Notices
Last updated: 10/07/2013
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Where there is betting on a track for eight or less days in a
calendar year, betting may be permitted by an occasional use notice
without the need for a full premises licence.
A track means:
(a) a horse racecourse;
(b) a dog track;
(c) any other premises or any part of a premises on which a race or
other sporting event takes or is intended to take place.
The track does not have to be a permanent fixture and can be
used for other purposes when not being utilised as a track.
No gaming machines may be provided under the provisions of an
occasional use notice.
A notice must be served on the licensing authority by the
occupier of the land or a person who is responsible for the
administration of events on the track.
Notices may be given in relation to consecutive days provided
that the limit of eight days in a calendar year is not
Provided that the notice will not result in betting facilities
being made available for more than eight days in any calendar
year, there is no provision for any counter notices or objections
to be submitted.
We have provided an occasional
use notice form, however you are not obliged to use it.
Further information about gambling can be found on the following