—(1) The Authority may, from time to time, investigate —
an associate, or a person likely to become an associate, of a casino operator; or
any person, body or association having a business association with a person referred to in paragraph (a).
(2) A casino operator shall notify the Authority in writing that a person is likely to become an associate as soon as practicable after the casino operator becomes aware of the likelihood.
(3) If the Authority, having regard to the matters referred to in subsection (4), determines that an associate is unsuitable to be concerned in or associated with the business of the casino operator, the Authority may, by notice in writing, require the associate to terminate the association with the casino operator.
(4) In particular, the Authority shall consider whether the associate —
is of good repute, having regard to character, honesty and integrity;
is of sound and stable financial background; and
has any business association with any person, body or association who or which, in the opinion of the Authority, is not of good repute having regard to character, honesty and integrity or has undesirable or unsatisfactory financial resources.
(5) If the Authority determines that an associate of a casino operator has engaged or is engaging in conduct that, in the Authority’s opinion, is unacceptable for a person who is concerned in or associated with the ownership, management or operation of the business of the casino operator, the Authority may —
issue a written warning to the associate that the conduct is unacceptable; or
give written notice to the associate requiring the associate to give a written undertaking to the Authority, within the period specified in the notice, regarding the future conduct of the associate.
(6) If the associate fails to give an undertaking required under subsection (5)(b) or breaches an undertaking given under that subsection, the Authority may give the associate written notice requiring the associate to terminate, within 14 days or a longer period agreed with the Authority, the association with the casino operator.
(7) If the association is not terminated within 14 days from the date of the notice referred to in subsection (3) or (6) or any longer period agreed with the Authority, the Authority may, by notice in writing, direct the casino operator to take all reasonable steps to terminate the association and the casino operator shall comply with the direction within 14 days or any longer period agreed with the Authority.
(8) The Authority may —
require an associate or a person likely to become an associate to consent to having his photograph, finger prints and palm prints taken; and
send a copy of such photograph, finger prints and palm prints and any supporting documents to the Commissioner of Police.