Background and Eligibility Criteria
Under Section 39 of the Gambling Act 2005 Occasional Use Notices permit betting on a track on 8 days or less in a calendar year.
Betting may be permitted by way of an Occasional Use Notice (OUN) without the need for a full betting premises licence. The use of such Notices will be for where the event upon which the betting is to take place is of a temporary, infrequent nature.
A notice must be served by a person who is responsible for the administration of events on the track or by an occupier of the track.
Occasional Use Notices can only be used for up to a maximum of eight days in any calendar year (starting 1st January).
There is no specified time period by which the application must be submitted prior to the event.