CHAPTER 228
GOLDSMITHS AND SILVERSMITHS ACT

[PRINCIPAL LEGISLATION]

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

    Section

Title

   1.   Short title.

   2.   Interpretation.

   3.   Business of a goldsmith and silversmith not to be carried on without a licence.

   4.   Appointment of licensing officers.

   5.   Application for licence to be made to the licensing officer.

   6.   Notice of first application.

   7.   Provisions with regard to licences.

   8.   Refusal of licence.

   9.   Duty of licensee to have signboard outside licensed premises.

   10.   Keeping and production of books.

   11.   Production of stocks of gold and silver.

   12.   Licensed goldsmiths and silversmiths to deal in gold and silver only during certain hours.

   13.   Power to search premises of goldsmith and silversmith.

   14.   Penalty for carrying on the business of a goldsmith and silversmith without a licence.

   15.   Penalties.

   16.   Exemption of dentists.

   17.   Exemption from provisions of section 14.

SCHEDULE

CHAPTER 228
THE GOLDSMITHS AND SILVERSMITHS ACT

An Act to make provision for the control of the business of goldsmiths and silversmiths.

[29th October, 1937]

Ords Nos.
25 of 1937
37 of 1953
[R.L. Cap. 228]
Act No. 33 of 1964

1.   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Act.

2.   Interpretation

   In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires–

   "authorised officer" means the District Officer, any officer of the Mines Division of the Ministry responsible for Mines and Wildlife and any police officer not below the rank of Assistant Superintendent;

   "business of a goldsmith and silversmith" means the making of articles containing gold or silver whether for sale or reward or otherwise;

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