Manchester City Council

Councillor Sheila Newman

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Game (Meat) Dealing Licence

  1. Summary

    Anyone wishing to deal in game must be licensed by us under the Game Act 1831, and also obtain an excise licence under the Game Licences Act 1860 from the Post Office.

    The relevant Acts define 'game' as hares, pheasants, partridges, grouse, heath and moor game, black game, woodcock, snipe, rabbits and deer.

  2. Fees

    25 pence

  3. Application, guidance notes or terms and condition

    Apply for a Gaming licence

  4. Validity and renewals

    The licence is valid for 12 months and should be renewed annually.

  5. Complaints

    Contact us in the first instance.

  6. Email

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