Betting (Amendment) Act 2015

Register of Licensed Bookmakers

18. The Principal Act is amended by the insertion of the following section:

“8A. (1) The Revenue Commissioners shall establish and maintain a register (to be known, and in this Act referred to, as the ‘Register of Licensed Bookmakers’) of all licenced bookmakers.

(2) The Revenue Commissioners shall enter the following particulars in the Register of Licensed Bookmakers:

(a) the name and trading name (if different) of each licensed bookmaker;

(b) the address at which each licensed bookmaker ordinarily resides or the address of his principal office or place of business;

(c) the address of the registered premises (if any) at which the licensed bookmaker carries on the business of bookmaker;

(d) in the case of a licensed bookmaker that is a body corporate, the names of the relevant officers of the body corporate;

(e) such other particulars as may be prescribed.

(3) If a bookmaker’s licence is revoked, the Revenue Commissioners shall remove all entries in relation to the licensed bookmaker concerned from the Register of Licensed Bookmakers.

(4) The Revenue Commissioners shall cause the Register of Licensed Bookmakers to be published on the internet or in such other manner as they consider appropriate.”.