Representations, reviews, complaints, and appeals
How to make representations for or against a licence application under the Gambling Act 2005. How to deal with problems with premises licensed under the Gambling Act 2005, or appeal a decision of the Licensing Authority.
Comment on a licence application
You have the right to comment if an applicant wants to apply for a new licence or vary an existing licence. Comment on a licence application .
Complain about a licensed premises
How to make a complaint about licensed premises such as a betting shop or gaming arcade. You can also report illegal gaming machines in premises like takeaways and mini cab offices. Complain about a licensed premises .
Apply for a review of a licence
If you are having a problem with a licensed venue such as a betting shop or gaming arcade you can apply to review the licence. Apply for a review of a licence .
Appeal against a licensing decision
If you are dissatisfied with the outcome of a licensing hearing where you were the applicant or a party to the hearing (someone who raised a relevant representation), you can appeal through the courts against the decision of the Licensing Authority. Appeal against a licensing decision .