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FAQ's Video Game Parlor

Video Game Parlor

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I wish to start a video game parlor. What are the licenses I require?
You require a Premises license, a Ticket selling license and a Performance license.

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Which authority issue these licenses? How do I apply?
The Premises license and the Ticket-selling license are issued by the office of the Commissioner of Police. The Performance license is issued by the office of the Divisional Asstt. Commissioner of Police. Apply on plain paper affixing Rs. 5 Court fee Stamp.

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What are the requirements to start the said business?
You have to submit following documents along with your application: 
1. Rent receipt (current) or document showing ownership/title/rights is required
2. Site plan and location plan signed by the architect
3. List of video games
4. Certificate of the Electrical Inspector
5. NOC from the Health Department of the CONCERNED CORPORATION  
6. Certificate from MTNL, if telephone is installed in the premises
7. No objection from the local members of public
8. Undertaking regarding not installing gambling machines.
9. NOC from the
Fire Bridge Office


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I don't have all these required documents at present. Can I submit them afterwards?
Unless you submit these documents your application will not be processed and you cannot start the business just by making an incomplete application.

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I have submitted all the documents. What more you needed?
After the receipt of all the required documents the application will be processed. Enquiries will be made by the concerned Police station regarding suitability of the place and from the point of law and order situation.


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Under what rules the license is issued and which  are the documents required in order to obtain it?
Rules for Licensing and Controlling Places of Public Amusement (other than cinemas) and Performances for Public Amusements including Melas and Tamashas 1960.

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How long will this process take?
The process will take minimum 30 to 45 days from the date of submission of all the required documents.

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What is the license fee structure?
Fee structure is as under:
Premises license fee (annually) Rs. 100 per machine (per month)
Ticket selling fee Rs. 100 per year performance
License fee (this will be collected by Divisional Asstt. commissioner of Police)

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What is the procedure for the renewal of license?
You will have to make an application along with the copy of your license one month prior to the expiry of the license. You will also have to submit valid NOC's along with the application. Enquiries will be made through the concerned Police station, and after the receipt of the enquiry report, you will be duly intimated.

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What are the renewal charges?
Same as license fees.

     The above terms and conditions are subject to change as per State Government rules and amendments made by the Licencing Authority from time to time. The Licencing Authority may ask for any other necessary documents if required other than mentioned above.  

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