45 Consequences of suspension, cancellation, or refusal to amend or renew class 3 operator’s licence

(1)

The suspension or cancellation of, or refusal to amend or renew, a class 3 operator’s licence does not affect—

(a)

the obligation of the society to apply or distribute the net proceeds from the class 3 gambling in accordance with this Act and the licence; and

(b)

any condition added to the licence by the Secretary relating to records that must be maintained and reporting requirements.

(2)

The Secretary may decide to withdraw a suspension before the end of the suspension period if the reasons for the suspension are resolved to the satisfaction of the Secretary.

(3)

The Secretary may decide to cancel a suspended licence at the end of the suspension period if the reasons for the suspension are not resolved to the satisfaction of the Secretary.

(4)

Section 44(5) and (6) apply to the cancellation of a suspended licence.

(5)

Subject to section 47, a licence that is suspended or cancelled or refused to be renewed or amended remains in force or unchanged (as the case may be) until the period for making an appeal expires.

(6)

A society is not entitled to a refund of fees, taxes, or levies paid in relation to class 3 gambling if the Secretary suspends, cancels, or refuses to amend or renew its class 3 operator’s licence.