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L. S. NO. 2 TO GAZETTE NO. 27/2001

L.N. 158 of 2001

B1471

(2) On receipt of a notification of a change in ownership given under subsection (1), the Director shall cause the particulars of the change to be noted, free of charge, on the licence issued in respect of the vessel concerned.

(3) A person who, without reasonable excuse, contravenes subsection (1) commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine at level 2 and to imprisonment for 6 months.

6. Painting of licence number and other particulars on vessel

(1) The licensee of a licensed dwelling vessel shall, at all times while the licence issued in respect of the vessel is in force, ensure—

(a) that the licence number specified in the licence and such other particulars of the licence as the Director may specify are painted on the vessel; and
(b) that the painting of the licence number and other particulars on the vessel under paragraph (a) is done and maintained in such manner as the Director may specify.

(2) A licensee who contravenes subsection (1) commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine at level 2 and to imprisonment for 6 months.

(3) A person who, without reasonable excuse, damages, obliterates or defaces the licence number or any of the particulars painted on a licensed dwelling vessel in accordance with subsection (1) commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine at level 2 and to imprisonment for 6 months.

7. Licence to be transferred only in certain circumstances

(1) A licence shall not be transferred, except as provided in this section.

(2) Where the licensee of a licensed dwelling vessel dies at any time during the period of validity of the licence issued in respect of the vessel, the surviving spouse, parent, parent-in-law, or eldest child over the age of 16 years, of the deceased licensee, in that order, may apply to the Director for the licence to be transferred to him until the expiry of its period of validity, if he was dwelling on the vessel at the time when a licence was first issued in respect of the vessel under the repealed Regulations.

(3) Where the persons dwelling on a licensed dwelling vessel comprise members of more than one family and the licensee of the vessel and members of his family cease to dwell on the vessel at any time during the period of validity of the licence issued in respect of the vessel, a person, other than the licensee or a member of his family, may apply to the Director for the licence to