Youth and Community Services Act 1973 No 90
(a) the Minister refuses a licence under section 12 (2) (b),
(b) the Director-General suspends or revokes a licence under section
the Minister may issue a permit to the applicant for the licence or the
person who was the licensee immediately before his or her licence was
suspended or revoked, as the case may require.
(2) A permit issued under subsection (1) shall specify:
(a) the person to whom it is issued,
(b) the premises to which it relates,
(c) the person who is authorised by the permit to have the conduct of
a residential centre for handicapped persons at those premises,
(d) the conditions to which it is subject, including a condition in
relation to the maximum number of persons who may, at the one time, reside at
the premises to which it relates.
(3) Subject to subsection (4), a permit:
(a) is in force for such period (not exceeding 6 months) as is
specified in the permit, and
(b) may be extended, from time to time, by the Minister by notice
served on the person to whom the permit was issued for a period (not exceeding
6 months) specified in the notice, but not so that it is in force for a total
period of more than 2 years.
(4) The Minister may, by notice served on the person to whom a permit
was issued and the person specified in the permit under subsection (2) (c),
revoke the permit:
(a) if either of those persons breaches a condition of the permit,
(b) for any other reason the Minister considers
(5) While a permit is in force:
(a) the premises specified in the permit under subsection (2) (b)
shall be deemed to be licensed premises for the purposes of this Part,
(b) the person specified in the permit under subsection (2) (c) is
authorised to have the conduct of a residential centre for handicapped persons
at those premises.
(6) When a permit that has been issued in respect of premises by
(a) the Minister’s refusing a licence under section 12 (2) (b),
(b) the Director-General’s revoking a licence under section
ceases to be in force, the Minister shall:
(c) grant a licence for the premises, or
(d) refuse a licence for the premises and cause to be served on the
applicant for the licence a notice stating the grounds on which the licence
has been refused.