(1) This section applies to—
(a) an application for a licence under section 24F; and
(b) an application to transfer a licence under section 24J; and
(c) an application to renew a licence under section 24L.
(2) The authority may ask the applicant to give the authority, within a stated reasonable period, information about the application that the authority reasonably needs to decide the application.
(3) The period within which the authority must make a decision under the provisions mentioned in subsection (1) is extended by the period mentioned in subsection (2).
(4) If the applicant does not comply with a requirement in the request, the authority may refuse to consider the application further.