§ `(1) An application for authorisation under section (Grant, refusal and withdrawal of authorisation) below—
- (a) shall be made in such mariner as the relevant authority may direct;
- (b) shall contain or be accompanied by such information as that authority may reasonably require for the purpose of determining the application; and
- (c) shall be accompanied by the prescribed fee; and the relevant authority may direct that notice of the making of the application shall be published in such manner as may be specified in the direction.
§ (2) At any time after receiving the application and before determining it the relevant authority may require the applicant to furnish additional information.
§ (3) Directions and requirements given or imposed under subsection (1) or (2) above may differ as between different applications.
§ (4) Any information to be furnished to the relevant authority under this section shall, if it so requires, be in such form or verified in such manner as it may specify.
§ (5) An application for authorisation under section (Grant, refusal and withdrawal of authorisation) below may be withdrawn before it is granted or refused.
§ (6) Any sums received under this section by a relevant authority other than the Secretary of State may be retained by that authority; and any sums received under this section by the Secretary of State shall be paid into the Consolidated Fund.'.—[Mr. Fletcher.]
§ Brought up, read the First and Second time, and added to the Bill.