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(1)A person who has applied for a PSV operator’s licence shall forthwith notify the traffic [F1commissioner] to whom the application was made if, in the interval between the making of the application and the date on which it is disposed of, a relevant conviction occurs of the applicant, or any employee or agent of his, or of any person proposed to be engaged as transport manager whose repute and competence are relied on in connection with the application.
(2)It shall be the duty of the holder of a PSV operator’s licence to give notice in writing to the traffic [F2commissioner] by whom the licence was granted of—
(a)any relevant conviction of the holder; and
(b)any relevant conviction of any officer, employee or agent of the holder for an offence committed in the course of the holder’s road passenger transport business,
and to do so within 28 days of the conviction in the case of a conviction of the holder or his transport manager and within 28 days of the conviction coming to the holder’s knowledge in any other case.
(3)It shall be the duty of the holder of a PSV operator’s licence within 28 days of the occurrence of—
(a)the bankruptcy or liquidation of the holder, or the sequestration of his estate [F3or the making of an administration order under [F4Part II of the Insolvency Act 1986] in relation to the holder] or the appointment of a receiver, manager or trustee of his road passenger transport business; or
(b)any change in the identity of the transport manager of the holder’s road passenger transport business,
to give notice in writing of that event to the traffic [F5commissioner] by whom the licence was granted.
(4)[F6A traffic commissioner] on granting or varying a PSV operator’s licence, or at any time thereafter, may require the holder of the licence to inform [F7him] forthwith or within a time specified by [F7him] of any material change specified by [F7him] in any of [F6the holder’s] circumstances which were relevant to the grant or variation of the licence.
(5)Subject to section 68(1) of this Act, a person who fails to comply with subsection (1), (2) or (3) above or with any requirement under subsection (4) above shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding [F8level 3 on the standard scale].
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