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The Gambling Act 2005 (GA 2005) came into force in 2007 and regulates commercial gambling in the UK. Camelot currently hold the gambling licence to run the National Lottery and are therefore subject to the provisions of the GA 2005 and also the UK Code of Broadcast Advertising (BCAP Code).
The general rule when considering the suitability of television advertising for licensed gambling
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Criminal offences are generally divided into two categories: •conduct crimes, and •result crimesA conduct crime is a crime where only the forbidden conduct needs to be proved. For example, an accused is guilty of dangerous driving if they drove a motor vehicle dangerously on a road or other public
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A certificate of title (also known as a certificate on title) is a particular species of report on title.When solicitors are instructed to investigate title to land (for instance, when land is being acquired or offered up as security), they will write a report on title for their client, which sets
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