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  • Section D: People involved in the management of the business

    Before granting a licence, we need to do some background checks. You, and all the individuals nominated in this section, may need to complete a Fit and proper person declaration (NAT 74815) form.

    Some may also need to complete a consent to criminal history record check form and provide the necessary identification documents. We will advise you if we require a criminal history check after we receive your application.

    Question 7

    Provide details of the people who will manage or control the business applying for the licence. This could include officers or directors of a company or partners in a partnership.

    You should also provide details of anyone who is responsible for daily decision making or maintenance of records on the:

    • quantity of goods stored
    • storage of the goods
    • sale or disposal of the goods
    • receipt and dispatch of the goods.

    People in positions such as the warehouse manager or production manager should be included in this section.

    All individuals nominated must complete a Fit and proper person declaration (NAT 74815) form.

    Question 8

    Provide details of all the people who will participate in the management or control of the premises. All individuals nominated must complete a Fit and proper person declaration (NAT 74815) form.

    Include details of anyone who has:

    • control over access to the premises
    • out-of-hours access to the premises
    • keys to the premises.

    For the purposes of holding an excise licence, the premises are the areas where the storage of excisable goods will take place.

    Question 9

    We must also consider your associates before granting a licence. To do this we may need to do background checks on the people and entities you are associated with (within the meaning of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997) that have influence in your business.

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    Last modified: 12 Apr 2021QC 16999