Retail Trading Act 2008 No 49
14I Determination of application
(1) If the Director-General grants an approval, the Director-General must issue the applicant with a written approval that sets out any conditions to which the approval is subject. An approval may be granted unconditionally or subject to conditions.(2) If the Director-General refuses to grant an approval, the Director-General must give notice of the refusal in writing to the applicant setting out the reasons for the refusal.(3) If the Director-General has not determined an application for approval within 40 days after the application was made to the Director-General (or such longer period as the Director-General determines with the consent in writing of the applicant), the Director-General is taken to have made a decision to refuse to grant the approval.