ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
1. Short title.
3. Tourist agents to be licensed.
4. Disqualification for obtaining licence.
5. Licensing authority may refuse to grant licence.
6. Duration of licence.
7. Contents of a licence.
8. Breach of condition to be an offence.
9. Revocation of licence.
10. Variation of conditions attached to licence.
11. Licensee to be given opportunity to be heard before revocation or variation of conditions.
12. Appeals relating to conditions.
13. Application for licence.
14. Power to enter premises.
15. Appointment of licensing authority.
16. General penalty.
17. Court's power in relation to offences under this Act.
18. Offences by corporate bodies.
19. Decision of Minister to be final.
21. Exemption from Act.
22. Publication of list of tourist agents.
THE TOURIST AGENTS (LICENSING) ACT
An Act to make provision for licensing, regulating and controlling the business of tourist agents and for related matters.
[1st March, 1969]
Act No. 2 of 1969
This Act may be cited as the Tourist Agents (Licensing) Act.
In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires–
"business of a tourist agent" includes negotiating, whether by correspondence or otherwise, soliciting, canvassing or accepting business connected with the tourist industry;
"hotel" includes a lodge, inn or any establishment intended for the reception of tourists or visitors;
"licensed tourist agent" means a tourist agent licensed under the provisions of this Act;
"licensing authority" means any person or body of persons appointed to be a licensing authority under the provisions of section 15;
"Minister" means the Minister for the time being responsible for tourism;
"public service vehicle" shall have the meaning assigned to that term in the Transport Licensing Act *;
"tourist agent" includes a travel agent or tour operator or any person who for reward, undertakes to provide for tourists and other members of the public in relation to tours and travel within or outside Tanzania, transport, whether by air, sea, railway or road, including procuration of tickets, accommodation, professional advice on tourism and other travel matters relating to tourism, and also includes any person who for reward, operates as an agent of a transporter for the purpose of soliciting customers for such transporter;
"transporter" means any person who operates any transport service whether by sea, air railway or road for the carriage of passengers.
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