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PROSTITUTION ACT 1999 - SECT 19

The licence

19 The licence

(1) A licence authorises the holder of the licence to operate a brothel only at the premises stated in the licence, subject to the Planning Act.
(2) A licence may not authorise the holder to operate a brothel at more than 1 premises.
(3) Any act of prostitution authorised under a licensee’s licence may take place only at the premises stated in the licence.
(4) A licence is for the term of 3 years unless it is sooner surrendered, suspended or cancelled.
(5) A licence—
(a) is personal to the licensee; and
(b) is not transferable to any other person; and
(c) does not vest by operation of law in any other person; and
(d) is subject to the following conditions or restrictions—
(i) the licensee must pay, by the day prescribed under a regulation, the annual licence fee and the annual licence return fee prescribed under the regulation;
(ii) the licensee must, by the day prescribed under a regulation, give the Authority an annual return, in the approved form, about the information given for the application for the licence;
(iii) any other conditions or restrictions set out in the licence or prescribed under a regulation.
(6) Section 14 , with necessary changes, applies to an annual return as if—
(a) the annual return were an application for a licence; and
(b) the licensee were an applicant for a licence.



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