Suspension, cancellation, or refusal to amend or renew class 3 operator’s licence

43 Suspension or cancellation of class 3 operator’s licence

(1)

The Secretary may suspend for up to 6 months, or cancel, a class 3 operator’s licence if the Secretary is satisfied that—

(a)

any of the grounds in section 37 are no longer met; or

(b)

the society is failing, or has failed, to comply with the obligations set out in section 38A or with any other relevant requirements, minimum standards, game rules, or licence conditions of this Act; or

(c)

the society supplied information that is materially false or misleading in its application for the licence, or for a renewal or amendment of the licence.

(2)

In deciding whether to suspend or cancel a class 3 operator’s licence, the Secretary must take into account the matters in section 37.

(3)

The Secretary may exercise the power of suspension conferred by this section in respect of any breach that falls within any of paragraphs (a) to (c) of subsection (1), whether or not—

(a)

the breach continues at the time that the power is exercised or is proposed to be exercised:

(b)

a penalty is prescribed for the breach.

Section 43(1)(b): replaced, on 3 March 2015, by section 24(1) of the Gambling Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 3).

Section 43(3): inserted, on 3 March 2015, by section 24(2) of the Gambling Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 3).