9. Grounds on which licence refused
(1) The Commissioner has to refuse an application for the grant or renewal of a licence unless satisfied that the applicant named therein ¾
(a) is of good fame and character;
(b) is a fit and proper person to be a licensee; and
(c) is of the age of 21 years or more.
(2) Where an applicant is a corporation any reference in subsection (1) to an applicant shall be read and construed as a reference to the directors of that corporation.
(4) Subject to section 20, where the Commissioner grants an application for a licence or renewal thereof, the Commissioner shall, on payment to him of the fee prescribed, issue the licence.
(5) Where proof of the loss or destruction of a licence is given to the satisfaction of the Commissioner, he may issue a duplicate licence on payment of the fee prescribed.
[Section 9 amended by No. 55 of 2004 s. 222.]