Renewal or amendment of class 4 operator’s licence

56 Renewal of class 4 operator’s licence

(1)

A corporate society may apply to the Secretary for a renewal of its class 4 operator’s licence before the expiry of the licence.

(2)

An application must be on the relevant standard form and be accompanied by—

(a)

any items listed in section 50 that the Secretary requests in order to consider the application and effect the renewal; and

(b)

if applicable, any items necessary to effect an application for a class 4 venue licence.

(3)

The Secretary may return an incomplete application, and the accompanying documents and any fee, to an applicant.

(4)

Sections 51 and 52 apply to an application for renewal as if it were an application for a class 4 operator’s licence.

(5)

The Secretary must refuse to renew a class 4 operator’s licence if—

(a)

any investigations carried out by the Secretary cause the Secretary not to be satisfied about any of the matters specified in section 52; or

(b)

the Secretary is not satisfied that the applicant complies with section 53A; or

(c)

the Secretary is not satisfied that the applicant will comply with all applicable regulatory requirements of this Act, including the obligations set out in section 53A, minimum standards, game rules, Gazette notices, and licence conditions.

(6)

A class 4 operator’s licence continues in force after its expiry date if—

(a)

the corporate society has applied for renewal before the expiry date; and

(b)

the application has not been refused.

Section 56(5): replaced, on 3 March 2015, by section 32 of the Gambling Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 3).