Property Services (Regulation) Act 2011


Notification to applicant of refusal to issue licence, etc.

34.— (1) Where the Authority proposes to refuse to issue a licence to a person, it shall give notice in writing to the person—

( a) of the proposal and the reasons for the proposal, and

( b) stating that the person may make representations in writing to the Authority on the proposal—

(i) subject to subparagraph (ii), within 14 days from the receipt of that notice by the person,

(ii) within such longer period as the Authority thinks fit in the circumstances of the case.

(2) Where the Authority has given a notice under subsection (1) to a person, it shall, as soon as is practicable after the expiration of the period referred to in subsection (1)(b)(i) or (ii), as the case requires, and the consideration of any representations referred to in subsection (1)(b) made to it—

( a) issue to the person the licence that is the subject of the notice, or

( b) refuse to issue the licence that is the subject of the notice and give the person—

(i) notice in writing of the refusal and the reasons for the refusal, and

(ii) a copy of Part 2 of Schedule 5 if the ground, or one of the grounds, for the refusal falls within section 31(3)(g) , (h) or (i).