6 Disqualification from registration

(1)

A person who is an individual is disqualified from registration if he or she is—

(a)

under 18 years of age; or

(b)

an undischarged bankrupt; or

(c)

a person whose registration under this Act has been cancelled within the preceding 5 years; or

(d)

prohibited from being a director of, or being concerned or taking part in the management of, an incorporated or unincorporated body under any enactment or order made under any enactment; or

(e)

a person who has been convicted of a crime involving dishonesty within the preceding 5 years; or

(f)

a person who has been convicted, within the preceding 5 years, of—

(i)

an offence against section 40 of the Fair Trading Act 1986 for contravention of any provision of Part 1 or subpart 4 of Part 4A of that Act; or

(ii)

an offence against section 24 of this Act; or

(g)

subject to an order suspending or cancelling a licence under section 110 of the Real Estate Agents Act 2008; or

(h)

banned, or subject to a banning order, under section 68 or 69 of the Motor Vehicle Sales Act 2003; or

(i)

subject to a property order made under section 30 or 31 of the Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act 1988.

(2)

A company is disqualified from registration if—

(a)

a person concerned in the management of the company is disqualified from registration under subsection (1); or

(b)

the company’s registration under this Act has been cancelled within the preceding 5 years; or

(c)

the company has been convicted, within the preceding 5 years, of—

(i)

an offence against section 40 of the Fair Trading Act 1986 for a contravention of any provision of Part 1 or subpart 4 of Part 4A of that Act; or

(ii)

an offence against section 24 of this Act; or

(d)

the company is subject to an order suspending or cancelling a licence under section 110 of the Real Estate Agents Act 2008; or

(e)

the company is banned, or subject to a banning order, under section 68 or 69 of the Motor Vehicle Sales Act 2003; or

(f)

the company is in liquidation, receivership, or voluntary administration; or

(g)

the name of the company has been removed from the register of companies kept under section 360(1)(a) of the Companies Act 1993.

Compare: 2003 No 12 ss 24, 25