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Fees for applications for registration and licensing

9.—(1) This regulation applies where a licensing authority charges a fee under section 15(1)(d), (4) (registration by licensing authority) or 19(1)(d) (licence application requirements) of the Act.

(2) Before charging a fee, the licensing authority must prepare and publish a fees policy.

(3) When fixing a fee for the purposes of section 15(1)(d), (4) (registration by licensing authority) or 19(1)(d) (licence application requirements) of the Act the licensing authority—

(a)must act in accordance with its fees policy;

(b)may fix different fees for different cases or descriptions of case; and

(c)may determine that no fee is required to be paid in certain cases or descriptions of case.

(4) The licensing authority may revise its fees policy and, where it does so, must publish the policy as revised.