(1) For sections 29A(1) and 29A(1A) of the Principal Act substitute —
"(1) This section applies to—
(a) a person in relation to whom a claim has been admitted against the Fund; or
(b) a person whose licence is subject to automatic suspension under section 29.
(1A) For the purposes of this section, "person" includes a partnership.".
(2) In section 29A(3) of the Principal Act, for "The Authority may" substitute "Subject to subsection (4), the Authority may".
(3) After section 29A(3) of the Principal Act insert —
"(4) The Authority may grant an application by a partnership or body corporate whose licence would otherwise be suspended under section 29(1B) if the Authority is satisfied that the granting of the application is not contrary to the public interest.".