The Potable Spirits (Compounding) Regulations



(Section 6)

G.N. No. 211 of 1964

   1. These Regulations may be cited as the Potable Spirits (Compounding) Regulations.

   2. In these Regulations–

   "Act" means the Potable Spirits (Compounding) Act;

   "licensee" means the holder of a licence issued under section 5 of the Act;

   "Minister" means the Minister responsible for Finance.

   3. Every application to compound spirits shall be made in duplicate to the Licensing Officer in the form set out in the First Schedule to these Regulations and shall be accompanied by the fee of twenty shillings.

   4. Upon receipt of an application and the fee therefor under Regulation 3, the Licensing Officer may in his discretion issue a licence to compound spirits in the form set out in the Second Schedule to these Regulations, subject to such terms and conditions as he thinks fit, or without assigning any reason therefor, refuse to issue a licence.

   5. (1) Every licence to compound spirits shall expire on the 31st December following the date of issue thereof.

   (2) The Licensing Officer may renew such licence for the next succeeding year, upon receipt by him of an application in writing from the licensee before the expiration of the current licence accompanied by the fee of twenty shillings.

   6. The Licensing Officer may at any time, without prejudice to any prosecution for any offence then pending, by notice in writing addressed to the licensee, vary the terms and conditions of, suspend or revoke any licence to compound spirits if he is satisfied that the licensee has committed any breach of–

   (a)   the provisions of the Customs (Management and Tariff) Act *, the Excise (Management and Tariff) Act *, the Intoxicating Liquor Act *, or of any Subsidiary Legislation made under those Acts or that Act in so far as such provisions relate to spirits; or

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