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(1)The Commission shall compile and maintain a register for the purposes of this Part.
(2)The register shall be kept at such premises and in such form as the Commission considers appropriate.
(3)The Commission shall cause the following matters to be entered in the register—
(a)the provisions of every licence,
(b)every modification, revocation or surrender of a licence,
(c)the provisions of every direction or determination made or consent or approval given under a licence,
(d)the terms of every final or provisional order made or confirmed and every revocation of such an order,
(e)every penalty imposed under section 30 and every notice under section 32(3).
(4)The duty in subsection (3) does not extend to anything of which the Commission is unaware.
(5)So far as practicable the Commission shall secure the exclusion from the register of any matter relating to the affairs of a person if the Commission considers that its inclusion would or might seriously and prejudicially affect the person’s interests.
(6)Subsection (5) does not apply if—
(a)the person concerned consents to the matter being entered in the register, or
(b)the Commission considers that entering the matter in the register would be in the public interest.
(7)If the Secretary of State considers that entry of anything in the register would be against the public interest or any person’s commercial interests, he may direct the Commission not to enter it.
(8)The Commission shall secure that the contents of the register are available for inspection by the public—
(a)during such hours as may be specified in an order made by the Secretary of State, and
(b)subject to such reasonable fees (if any) as the Commission may determine.
(9)If requested by any person to do so and subject to such reasonable fees (if any) as the Commission may determine, the Commission shall supply the person concerned with a copy (certified to be true) of the register or of an extract from it.
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