Boarding Houses Act 2012 No 74
50 Surrender of licence
(1) A licensee may, by notice in the approved form given to the Secretary and accompanied by the boarding house licence, voluntarily surrender the licence.(2) If a licensed boarding house ceases to be used as (or to be) an assisted boarding house, the licensee must surrender the boarding house licence to the Secretary within 28 days after the cessation.Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.(3) The surrender of a licence under this section takes effect 28 days after the licence is returned to the Secretary, unless the Secretary serves the licensee with a notice specifying an earlier date for the surrender to take effect or the licence is sooner cancelled or otherwise ceases to be in force.Note.An interim permit may be granted in relation to a licensed boarding house if its licence is surrendered so as to enable it to continue to function on a short term basis. See section 54 (3) (c).