Tourist Traffic Act, 1939

Restriction on describing premises as a hotel.

33.—(1) It shall not be lawful for the proprietor of any premises to describe or hold out or permit any person to describe or hold out such premises as an hotel unless such premises are registered in the register of hotels and such proprietor is registered in that register as the registered proprietor of such premises.

(2) Any person who acts in contravention of this section shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding fifty pounds.

(3) This section shall come into operation on such day as may be appointed in that behalf by order of the Minister.