Tourist Traffic Act 1939

Registration certificates.

31

F32 [ 31. (1) Whenever the Board registers any premises, the Board shall give, free of charge, a certificate (in this Act referred to as a registration certificate) of such registration to the registered proprietor.

(2) Where the registered proprietor of any registered premises satisfies the Board that the registration certificate for the time being in force in respect of such premises has been accidentally destroyed, the Board may issue to such registered proprietor a new registration certificate in lieu of that so destroyed.

(3) The following provisions shall have effect in respect of every registration certificate, that is to say:

( a ) such certificate shall be in the prescribed form and shall contain a statement of the premises to which it relates, the name of the registered proprietor of such premises, and such other matters as shall be required by the prescribed form;

( b ) such certificate shall be signed by an officer of the Board authorised in that behalf by the Board;

( c ) such certificate shall, save as regards any period when it is returned to the Board in accordance with this Act, be displayed in a prominent position at or near the principal entrance to such premises during the continuance of the registration certified by it;

( d ) such certificate shall be returned to the Board immediately after the registration expires or whenever the Board so request.

(4) Whenever the registered proprietor of any registered premises fails to display, in accordance with paragraph ( c ) of subsection (3) of this section, the registration certificate for the time being in force in respect of such premises, he shall be guilty of an offence under this subsection and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to F33 [ a fine not exceeding £ 200 together with, in the case of a continuing offence, a further fine (not exceeding £ 200 in all) not exceeding £ 10 for every day during which the offence continues. ]

(5) Whenever a registration certificate is not returned to the Board immediately upon the expiration thereof or at the request of the Board, the person to whom such certificate was given shall be guilty of an offence under this subsection and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to F34 [ a fine not exceeding £ 50 together with, in the case of a continuing offence, a further fine (not exceeding £ 200 in all) not exceeding £ 5 for every day during which the offence continues. ] ]

Annotations:

Amendments:

F32

Substituted (3.07.1952) by Tourist Traffic Act 1952 (15/1952), ss. 3(1) and 30, commenced on enactment.

F33

Substituted (15.11.1983) by Tourist Traffic Act 1983 (31/1983), s. 3 item 1, commenced on enactment.

F34

Substituted (15.11.1983) by Tourist Traffic Act 1983 (31/1983), s. 3 item 2, commenced on enactment.

Modifications (not altering text):

C20

Transfer of certain Board functions under subss. (1), (2) and (3) (b) and (d) effected (28.05.2003, establishment day) by National Tourism Development Authority Act 2003 (10/2003), s. 12(1)-(5) and sch. 2, subject to transitional provision in s. 38, effectively commenced by Establishment Day Order S.I. No. 204 of 2003. Sch. 2 refers to functions performable by contractor.

Agreements for performance of functions of Authority by persons other than Authority.

12.—(1) The Authority may enter into an agreement with another person (in this section referred to as a “contractor”) for the performance by that person of the functions of the Authority under the provisions specified in Schedule 2.

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Editorial Notes:

E20

Previous affecting provision: subss. (1), (2) and (3)(b) and (d) modified by Board’s power to contract out certain functions (5.07.1995) by Tourist Traffic Act 1995 (13/1995), s. 2 and sch; s. 2 repealed (28.05.2003) by National Tourism Development Authority Act 2003 (10/2003), s. 5 and sch. 1, S.I. No. 205 of 2003.