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June 12, 2021

Delayed by one month

Introduction of new MGA Regulatory Framework moves to August 1

Introduction of new MGA Regulatory Framework moves to August 1
During this time, Government and the MGA shall be reviewing and taking into account the recommendations made by the European Commission and the Member States.
Malta | 06/28/2018

The implementation of the new regulatory framework by the Malta Gaming Authority will be delayed by one month, due to a Detailed Opinion that has been issued by a Member State in relation to the draft Gaming Authorisations Regulations.

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ollowing the notification of the draft new legal framework regulating gaming through the Technical Regulation Information System process in virtue of Directive (EU) 2015/1535, a Detailed Opinion has been issued by a Member State in relation to the draft Gaming Authorisations Regulations. The European Commission and another Member State have also issued comments in relation to various legislative instruments.

This Detailed Opinion has extended the standstill period for implementation of the Regulations by one month, to the 16th July 2018. In this light, the implementation of the new regulatory framework shall also be delayed by one month, and will henceforth be moved to the 1st August 2018, in full respect of the standstill period in terms of the Directive.

During this time, Government and the MGA shall be reviewing and taking into account the recommendations made by the European Commission and the Member States.

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