(1) The Board must consider each application for a practising licence under this subpart as soon as practicable after receiving it.
(2) In considering an application for a practising licence under this subpart, the Board must,—
(a) if the applicant has previously had his or her registration or practising licence cancelled under this Act, have regard to the reasons for that cancellation; and
(b) observe the rules of natural justice; and
(c) without limiting those rules, give the applicant—
(i) notice of any matter that might result in the application being declined; and
(ii) a reasonable opportunity to make submissions to the Board on the matter.
Section 101: substituted, on 1 April 2010, by section 13 of the Electricity Amendment Act 2006 (2006 No 70).