6. Section 6 of the Principal Act is amended—
(a) by inserting “, subject to this Act,” after “force”; and
(b) by adding at the end the following subsection:
“(2) Where a licence is granted within the last 7 days before the end of a month, the licence remains in force, subject to this Act, until the expiration of the next month, and may be renewed in accordance with section 9.”.