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(1)A registered person must give the Scottish Ministers notice of—
(a)a change in the person’s name or address,
(b)the fact that the person is no longer carrying on a tobacco business at an address noted in the person’s entry in the Register.
(2)A notice under subsection (1) must be given within 3 months of the date of the change to which it relates.
(1)The Scottish Ministers may correct the Register (following notification under section 13 or otherwise) as they consider appropriate.
(2)Where a tobacco retailing banning order is made against a registered person, the Scottish Ministers must amend the person’s entry in the Register so as to remove references to the premises specified in the order.
(3)The Scottish Ministers may remove a person’s entry from the Register if—
(a)as a result of a correction or amendment under subsection (1) or (2), there are no premises noted in the person’s entry in the Register, or
(b)they are not satisfied that the person is carrying on a tobacco business.
(4)Where the Scottish Ministers correct, amend or remove a person’s entry in the Register under this section, they must—
(a)as soon as reasonably practicable notify the person of the correction, amendment or, as the case may be, removal, and
(a)if it is appropriate to do so, issue at the same time to the person a revised certificate of registration.
(5)The Scottish Ministers must reinstate a person’s entry in the register if—
(a)the entry was removed under subsection (3)(b), and
(b)the person notifies them no later than 28 days after notice of the removal is given under subsection (4)(a) that the person is still carrying on a tobacco business.
(6)A notice under subsection (4)(a) may be given—
(a)by delivering it to the person,
(b)by leaving it at the person’s usual or last known address,
(c)by sending it by post to the person at that address.
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