Boarding Houses Act 2012 No 74
51 Duration of licence
(1) A boarding house licence may be granted for a fixed term or for no fixed term.(2) If a boarding house licence is granted for a fixed term, the licence remains in force for the term specified in the licence, unless sooner surrendered or cancelled or it otherwise ceases to be in force.(3) If a boarding house licence is granted for no fixed term, it remains in force until it is surrendered or cancelled or it otherwise ceases to be in force.(4) In any case, a boarding house licence is taken not to be in force for the purposes of this Act during any period in which it is suspended.(5) If the licensee under a boarding house licence dies, the licence is taken to be suspended for the period of 28 days after the death or such further period as the Secretary may allow.Note.See section 48 concerning the variation of a licence to substitute a new licensee and section 54 concerning the issuing of interim permits.