PREMISES USED FOR DANGEROUS TRADES OR PURPOSES
—(1) No premises shall, except in accordance with a licence granted by the Commissioner, be used by any person for any of the trades or purposes specified in the Schedule.
(2) The Minister may, by notification in the Gazette, amend the Schedule.
(3) Any person who uses or permits to be used any premises without a licence for any of the trades or purposes specified in the Schedule or who contravenes any of the terms or conditions of a licence shall be guilty of an offence.
(4) Where the Commissioner is satisfied that any premises have been or are being used in contravention of subsection (1), he may enter the premises and seize any movable property by means of or in respect of which an offence under this section has been or is being committed or which contains evidence of such an offence and which is found therein.
—(1) Every licence granted under section 31 shall be subject to such terms or conditions as the Commissioner thinks fit to impose.
(2) Every licence granted under section 31, if it has not been revoked under section 33, may, on the application of the holder of the licence, be renewed by the Commissioner subject to such terms or conditions as he thinks fit to impose.
(3) Any person who is aggrieved by a decision of the Commissioner under subsection (1) or (2) may, within one month of being notified of the decision of the Commissioner, appeal to the Minister whose decision shall be final.
(4) Every licence shall, on payment of the prescribed fees, be valid for such period as the Commissioner may determine.
—(1) The Commissioner may by order at any time suspend or revoke any licence granted under section 31 if he considers it in the public safety to do so.
(2) A licence shall not be suspended for a period exceeding 6 months.
(3) The Commissioner shall, before suspending or revoking any licence under subsection (1), give to the person concerned notice in writing of his intention to do so specifying a date, not less than 21 days after the notice, upon which the suspension or revocation shall take effect and calling upon the person concerned to show cause to the Commissioner why the licence should not be suspended or revoked.
(4) When the Commissioner has suspended or revoked the licence under subsection (1), he shall forthwith inform the person concerned by notice in writing of the suspension or revocation.
(5) The person whose licence has been suspended or revoked may, within 14 days of the receipt of the notice referred to in subsection (4), or such extended period of time as the Minister may allow, appeal in writing against the suspension or revocation to the Minister whose decision shall be final.
(6) An order of suspension or revocation shall not take effect until the expiration of a period of 14 days after the Commissioner has informed the licensee concerned of the order.
(7) If within that period the licensee concerned gives due notice of appeal to the Minister, the order shall not take effect unless the order is confirmed by the Minister or the appeal is for any reason dismissed by the Minister.