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POISONS ACT 1971 - SECT 11

Immediate suspension of licence

(1)  The responsible licensing authority may, by verbal or written notice to the licence holder, immediately suspend a licence if the responsible licensing authority is satisfied that –
(a) there is a high risk of a substance or plant to which the licence relates being diverted for illicit purposes; or
(b) if the licence continues in force there is likely to be an imminent risk of harm to the public.
(2)  If verbal notice of the suspension of a licence is given to a licence holder, the responsible licensing authority must, as soon as practicable, confirm the suspension by written notice to the licence holder.



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