The Alcohol and Gaming Division of Service Nova Scotia is the regulatory body charged with administering Part II of the Gaming Control Act, parts of the Liquor Control Act, and the Theatres and Amusements Act. In broad terms, the Division is responsible for licensing and regulating liquor, gaming, and amusement activities, and ensuring these activities are conducted with honesty and integrity and in the best interest of the general public.
The links below will help you find the information you need related to the licensing and regulation of liquor, gaming, and theatres and amusement activities in Nova Scotia.
Learn about, and obtain licence applications for, a place of amusement, film exchange, or video outlet. Gain information about the Maritime Film Classification system, and view ratings for specific videos and films.
Go to this section to obtain application and report forms for gaming, liquor, and amusement activities, and also the request form for voluntary exclusion.
Publications and documents from the Alcohol and Gaming Division, including the Annual Gaming Report, can be found in this section.
Obtain a summary of recent licensing decisions including new licenses and relocations granted.
Obtain a summary of recent disciplinary action and related information regarding non-compliant matters.