Pawnbrokers Act, 1964


Licensing of Pawnbrokers

Prohibition on carrying on business of a pawnbroker without licence.

7.—(1) A person shall not carry on the business of a pawnbroker at any premises unless he holds a licence which is in force in respect of those premises.

(2) A person who is the holder of a pawnbroker's licence granted under the Stamp Duties (Ireland) Act, 1842 , shall, for so long as he holds such licence, be deemed to be duly licensed for the purpose of subsection (1) of this section until the 31st day of July next following the commencement of this Act.

(3) Any person who contravenes this section shall be guilty of an offence.