The Gambling Act 2005 controls the conduct of small lotteries,
raffles etc by non-commercial societies raising money for
charitable, sports, or other similar purposes, otherwise than for
The society on whose behalf the lottery is promoted must first
be registered with the Council if their Head Office is within the
Borough of Tamworth.
The fee is £40 and registrations run for an unlimited period,
unless the registration is formally cancelled or the annual
maintenance fee of £20, due on the anniversary of the registration,
is not paid.
Evidence of the society's charitable status will be required as
part of the registration process.
The Gambling Act 2005 requires the society to make a return to
Tamworth Borough Council following every lottery held,
detailing the amount raised and how the proceeds were disposed
Some types of lottery do not require registration with Tamworth
Borough Council, refer to the Gambling commission information
leaflet, "Running a Lottery".
Send your application to:
Licensing, Public Protection, Assets & Environment
Tamworth Borough Council
Marmion House, Lichfield Street, Tamworth, B79 7BZ
Telephone 01827 709 445 or email email@example.com
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