Disqualification of licensed bookmaker on conviction of offenceN.I.
53.—(1) Where a licensed bookmaker is convicted of—
(a)an offence under this Part[F1 or Chapter III of Part III]; or
(b)any offence involving fraud or dishonesty;
the court by which he is convicted may make a disqualification order prohibiting him from holding a bookmaker's licence or a bookmaking office licence during such period, not exceeding 5 years from the date on which the order takes effect, as may be specified in the order.
(2) Where a disqualification order under paragraph (1) is made—
(a)in the case of a disqualification from holding a bookmaker's licence, any bookmaker's licence and any bookmaking office licence held by the bookmaker, or
(b)in the case of a disqualification from holding a bookmaking office licence, any bookmaking office licence held by the bookmaker,
within the prohibition obtained before the order is made or before it takes effect shall by virtue of the order be void as from the time when the order takes effect.
(3) A disqualification order under paragraph (1) shall not take effect—
(a)until the expiry of the time for bringing an appeal against the conviction or against the making of the order, and
(b)if such an appeal is brought, until the appeal has been determined or abandoned.
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