27. Certificates of registration
(1) Subject to this Act, the Board shall on the grant of an application for registration issue a certificate of registration in the prescribed form to the applicant which shall have effect ¾
(a) in the case of provisional or temporary registration, for the period specified therein; and
(b) in any other case, for the period of 12 months commencing on the date on which it was issued.
(2) Subject to this Act, an annual certificate of registration may, on payment of the prescribed fee, be renewed from time to time for a further period of 12 months.