8. Police inquiries
On receipt of a copy of the application for the grant, renewal or transfer of a licence from the Clerk of a Court of Petty Sessions, the senior police officer stationed within the police district shall ¾
(a) inquire as to the character and suitability of the applicant;
(b) inquire as to the fitness and repute of the persons responsible for the management of that firm or corporation where the licence is sought for the benefit of a firm or corporation;
(c) inquire as to the circumstances and the likelihood of the occasion occurring, where an occasional licence is sought;
(d) inquire as to the genuineness of the incapacity by a medical certificate or other evidence, where an interim licence is sought; and
(e) report in writing to the court the result of his inquiries.