Excise Act 1901


Division 3 - Conditions and duration of licences  



The Collector may, by writing, renew a licence to which subsection 39E(2) applies 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


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.

Period of renewal


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.

Licence may be renewed more than once


A licence may be renewed more than once under this section.



In this section:

expiry day
, in relation to a licence, means the 30 September on which the licence is due to expire under paragraph 39E(3)(a) or (b) .


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