Information concerning the initial certificate application, certificate conditions, modifications to and surrender of certificate, suspension, revocation and other sanctions relevant to an Associate Certificate is provided for in Part II of the eGambling Regulations, 2006 and can be found here
OBJECT OF ASSOCIATE CERTIFICATE
An Associate Certificate issued under Section 7 of the eGambling Ordinance, 2006, certifies that the Commission approves that the associate during the currency of the certificate is being a fit and proper person to be associated with the operations of an eGambling licensee.
Therefore, a person wishing to provide gambling equipment to an Alderney licensee and wishing to prove that he has been found fit and proper to be associated with, should apply for an Associate Certificate.
The gambling equipment provided by the Associate Certificate holder and so approved by the Commission will be endorsed on the back of the Associate Certificate, provided for in Schedule 2 Part II of the Regulations.
Step1: The applicant submits an application to the Licensing Officer, consisting of the following:
- The application form provided for in Schedule 2 Part I of the Regulations;
- The initial deposit of investigation moneys of £5,000 provided for in Regulation 52;
Note: An applicant for an Associate Certificate it is not required of the applicant to incorporate an Alderney company.
Step 2: The AGCC assesses the application against the criteria provided for in Regulations 54 and 55.
Step 3: Determination of the application as provided for in Regulation 62.
Step 4: If the application is successful, an Associate Certificate is issued in the form set out in Part II of Schedule 2 of the Regulations.
Note: Steps 1 to 4 essentially deal with the finding of suitability of the applicant for an Associate Certificate. Should the holder of the Associate Certificate wish for his equipment to be approved and endorsed on the back of his Associate Certificate, the following further steps are required for the approval of gambling equipment, which is provided for in Part VI Chapters III and IV of the Regulations:
Step 5: Submit to the Licensing Officer an application for the in principle approval of gambling equipment on the form set out Part V of Schedule 6 and pay the initial deposit of evaluation moneys of £5,000 as provided for in Regulation 312.
Step 6: Evaluation of gambling equipment in terms of the criteria provided for in Regulation 314 of the Regulations. A set of technical standards are available from the office of the Chief Inspector. During the evaluation process the AGCC may make use of third parties that are knowledgeable in the field of gambling systems.
Step 7: Determination by the Chief Executive Officer as provided for in Regulation 318 and issuing of a Certificate.