Excise Act 1901
CCH NOTE: No 74 of 2006, s 3 and Sch 1 item 102 contains the following additional provision:
(5) Existing licences to end on 31 March 2007
A licence in force under Part IV of the Excise Act 1901 immediately before 1 July 2006 ceases to be in force at the end of 30 September 2006 (unless cancelled earlier).
The Collector may, by writing, renew a licence on the written application of the licence holder.
Where a licence is renewed, the Collector may specify conditions different from those specified in the original licence.
The Collector may refuse to renew the licence if the Collector is satisfied that, if the licence were renewed, he or she would be entitled to cancel the licence. Automatic extension of licence 39F(4)
If the Collector has not decided an application for renewal of a licence before the end of the expiry day, the licence continues in force until the Collector decides the application.
If the Collector renews a licence, it is renewed for a period of 3 years, unless cancelled earlier, starting on the day after the expiry day.
A licence is due to expire on 30 September 2008 (the expiry day). On 1 September 2008 the licence holder applies to renew the licence. The Collector has not decided the application by the end of 30 September 2008.
The licence continues in force automatically past 30 September 2008 until the Collector decides the application.
On 15 October 2008 the Collector decides to renew the licence. The 3 year period of renewal starts on 1 October 2008.
A licence may be renewed more than once under this section.
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