Section 21 - Determination of application
46.A licensing authority must, within a period set out in regulations made by the Welsh Ministers, grant a licence if it is satisfied that the applicant meets the requirements specified in section 19. After granting the licence, the authority must assign a licence number and issue a licence which shows the licence number. It must also record the date the licence was granted and give the licence to the licence holder.
47.If an application for a licence is refused, the licensing authority must notify the applicant, give the reasons why, and provide information on the applicant’s right to appeal the decision.