Control of Manufactures Act, 1934

Application for reserved commodity manufacture licences.

20.—(1) Any person who proposes to manufacture a reserved commodity may apply to the Minister for a reserved commodity manufacture licence.

(2) The following provisions shall have effect in relation to any application for a reserved commodity manufacture licence to manufacture a particular reserved commodity, that is to say:—

(a) such application shall be in the prescribed form and be made in the prescribed manner, and

(b) such application shall state—

(i) the area within which the applicant proposes to manufacture such reserved commodity, and

(ii) such other particulars as may be prescribed.

(3) Every person who applies for a reserved commodity manufacture licence shall, when required by the Minister so to do, furnish to the Minister all such information as the Minister may require for the consideration of such application.

(4) If any person in furnishing any information in pursuance of a requisition of the Minister under the immediately preceding sub-section makes any statement which is false or misleading in any material respect, such person shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof in the case of a first offence to a fine not exceeding fifty pounds and, in the case of a second or any subsequent offence, to a fine not exceeding one hundred pounds.

(5) In making regulations under this Act in relation to any matter or thing referred to in this section as prescribed, the Minister may make different regulations in respect of different reserved commodities.