The bottom line is they can find no evidence of serious criminality," said Tom Clark, chairman of the NJPC
Following implementation of the Gambling Act last September, AGT has taken over the service contract that the NJPC
had with Britain's racecourses, incorporating core activities of providing betting-ring manager services, maintaining and updating bookmakers' lists, managing late payments to punters and registering bookmakers.
For 40 years that was the cornerstone of the pitches, and when the NJPC
came along, nothing changed.
The composition of the NJPC
involves nominated representatives of all interested parties i.
has obtained its authority from the Levy Board, which, in turn, has obtained its authority from its role of issuing certificates of approval to racecourses.
Why is the NJPC
closing down and being replaced by NewCo, operating as the NJPC
The working group, chaired by NJPC
manager Tim Moore and comprising representatives of the bookmakers, racecourses and Levy Board Bookmakers' Committee, was set up under the auspices of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, which requires a six-week period of consultation once a final document has been prepared.
spokeswoman said: "The day that happened, they said they were betting at Folkestone as Value Bookmakers, but we have all the lists and there is no Value Bookmakers, so that was wrong straight away.
Bookmakers should contact their MPs with regard to the debate held in Westminster on March 14 with regard to off-course betting, as this touched on this and other serious matters involving the NJPC
chief executive Tim Moore is on holiday and is likely to return to a storm of protest.
To help ensure that all bookmakers meet in full their levy liabilities in respect of this business, the Levy Board, with the full support of the Bookmakers' Committee and Federation of Racecourse Bookmakers, invited the NJPC
to recommend a rule that required on-course bookmakers to register whether or not they used betting exchanges.
This form asks for personal details, including national insurance number, and states the NJPC
may or may not pass this information on to other authorities.