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[F1Paragraphs 17 and 18 apply to a person who—
(a)holds a licence, or
(b)has made an application for a licence which has not yet been determined.F1]
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17[F2(1)If a person to whom this paragraph applies proposes to employ a security guard about whom information was not given under paragraph 8, he shall give the Secretary of State such information about the security guard as the Secretary of State may specify.E+W+S+N.I.
(2)The information shall be given not less than 14 days before the employment is to begin.
(3)For the purposes of this paragraph the provisions of paragraph 8(5) shall have effect in relation to a holder of or an applicant for a licence as they have effect for the purposes of paragraph 8 in relation to an applicant.F2]
18[F3(1)A person to whom this paragraph applies shall give the Secretary of State such information about a relevant change of personnel as the Secretary of State may specify.E+W+S+N.I.
(2)The information shall be given—
(a)not less than 14 days before the change, or
(b)if that is not reasonably practicable, as soon as is reasonably practicable.
(3)A relevant change of personnel is—
(a)where the application for the licence was made by a partnership or a member of a partnership, a change in the members of the partnership, or
(b)where the application for the licence was made by a body corporate, a change in the officers of the body (within the meaning of paragraph 8).
(4)But a change of personnel is not relevant if it was mentioned in the information given under paragraph 8.F3]
19[F4(1)A person commits an offence if he fails to comply with paragraph 17 or 18.E+W+S+N.I.
(2)A person guilty of an offence under this paragraph shall be liable on summary conviction to—
(a)imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months,
(b)a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale, or
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