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15(1)If information contained in a permit ceases to be accurate the holder of the permit shall as soon as is reasonably practicable apply to the issuing licensing authority to have the permit varied.E+W+S

(2)An application under sub-paragraph (1) must be accompanied by—

(a)the prescribed fee, and

(b)either—

(i)the permit, or

(ii)a statement explaining why it is not reasonably practicable to produce the permit.

(3)The licensing authority to whom an application is made under sub-paragraph (1) shall issue a copy of the permit varied in accordance with the application (and the copy shall be treated as if it were the original permit).

(4)But if the authority think that they would refuse an application for the permit were it made anew, they may—

(a)refuse the application for variation, and

(b)cancel the permit.

(5)Paragraphs 7, 9 and 25 apply in relation to a decision under sub-paragraph (4) as they apply in relation to a decision to refuse an application for a permit (and paragraph 21 shall not apply).

(6)The holder of a permit commits an offence if without reasonable excuse he fails to comply with sub-paragraph (1).

(7)A person guilty of an offence under sub-paragraph (6) shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 2 on the standard scale.

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I1Sch. 12 para. 15 in force at 21.5.2007 by S.I. 2006/3272, art. 2(3), Sch. 3 (with arts. 7-11, 7-12, Sch. 4) (as amended by SI 2007/1157, art. 3(3), 4(2))

I2Sch. 12 para. 15 in force at 1.8.2007 by S.I. 2006/3272, art. 2(3A), Sch. 3A (with arts. 7-11, 7-12, Sch. 4) (as inserted by S.I. 2007/1157, arts. 3(4), 6, Sch. 2)

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