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Tobacco Retailers Act (Northern Ireland) 2014

Section 2: Application for registration

Provides for a person to apply to the registration authority to be registered, or to add further premises to an existing entry in the register.  It also sets out the information required to be included in the application and provides that the registration authority can only refuse an application if: not all the information required is provided; or if the application is not made in the correct form and manner; or if the premises stated in the application are subject to a restricted premises order; or if the applicant is subject to a restricted sale order; or if the applicant has been convicted of an illicit tobacco offence which resulted in a custodial sentence being applied.  This section also allows for the making of regulations to permit the charging of fees for making an application.

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