167 Making and revoking order suspending or cancelling certificate of approval

(1)

The grounds on which the Secretary may make an order suspending or cancelling a certificate of approval are as follows:

(a)

that the certificate of approval was granted on the basis of information that was materially false or misleading:

(b)

that the holder has been convicted, since applying for the certificate of approval, of an offence against this Act:

(c)

that the holder has been convicted, since applying for the certificate of approval, of another offence reflecting on his or her suitability to be employed in a casino or engaged by a casino licence holder:

(d)

that the holder has contravened section 170:

(e)

that the conduct of the holder, since the issue of the certificate of approval, shows that he or she is not suitable to be employed in a casino or engaged by a casino licence holder.

(2)

The Secretary may suspend for up to 6 months, or cancel, a certificate of approval if the Secretary is satisfied that—

(a)

a ground in subsection (1) is established; and

(b)

it is desirable to make an order.

(3)

The Secretary must specify in the order the date that it takes effect.

(4)

The Secretary must send a copy of the order and the reasons for it to the holder of the certificate of approval and notify the holder of the right of appeal under section 171.

(5)

The Secretary may revoke the suspension of a certificate of approval if the Secretary is satisfied that the matters for which the suspension was imposed have been resolved (where possible) and that it would be just to revoke the suspension.

(6)

A holder of a certificate of approval is not entitled to a refund of fees paid if the Secretary suspends or cancels the person’s certificate of approval.

Compare: 1990 No 62 s 93