Trade Licensing Act

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Published: 2000

CAP. 66 TRADE LICENSING ACT BELIZE

TRADE LICENSING ACT

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REVISED EDITION 2000

SHOWING THE LAW AS AT 31ST DECEMBER, 2000

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BELIZE

TRADE LICENSING ACT

CHAPTER 66

REVISED EDITION 2000

SHOWING THE LAW AS AT 31ST DECEMBER, 2000

This is a revised edition of the law, prepared by the Law Revision Commissioner

under the authority of the Law Revision Act, Chapter 3 of the Laws of Belize,

Revised Edition1980 - 1990.

This edition contains a consolidation of the following laws- Page

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Amendments in force as at 31st December, 2000.

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CHAPTER 66

TRADE LICENSING

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

1. Short title.

2. Interpretation.

3. The Board.

4. Duration of membership of Board.

5. Power of Board.

6. Applications for licence.

7. Register of applications.

8. Criteria for licences.

9. No person to carry on business without licence.

10. Penalty for carrying on business without licence.

11. Quarterly meetings of Board.

12. Special meetings of Board.

13. Returns.

14. Penalty for false statement in returns.

15. Fees payable to Board.

16. Assessment upon failure to make return.

17. Power to remedy errors in returns.

18. Appeal against fee.

19. Appeal against refusal of licence.

20. Fee when due.

21. Execution.

22. Magistrate may make rules.

23. Rules to be approved by Minister.

24. Annual licence fee for trade.

25. Transfer of licences.

26. Pedlar’s Licence.

27. Businesses for which licence to be taken out.

28. Commercial traveller.

29. Certificate of residence.

30. Fees payable.

31. Professional licence.

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32. Orders.

33. Fees to be credited to local authority.

34. Regulations.

FIRST SCHEDULE

SECOND SCHEDULE

THIRD SCHEDULE

FOURTH SCHEDULE

FIFTH SCHEDULE

SIXTH SCHEDULE

SEVENTH SCHEDULE

CHAPTER 66

TRADE LICENSING

[31st December, 1976]

1. This Act shall be cited as the Trade Licensing Act.

2. In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires-

CAP. 53,

R.E. 1980-1990.

21 of 1976.

6 of 1997.

19 of 1999.

Short title.

Interpretation.

“annual value” means an amount equal to the rent at which any property might

reasonably be expected to let from year to year if the tenant undertook to pay

the licence duties (if any) and the landlord undertook to pay the rates and

taxes and to bear the costs of repairs, insurance and other expenses (if any)

necessary to maintain the property in a state to command that rent;

“Board” means a Trade Licensing Board established under section 3;

“licence” means a licence granted under this Act;

“licence holder” means a person to whom a licence has been granted under

this Act;

“licensed premises” means any premises in respect of which any person has

been granted a licence under this Act;

“licensing district” means the limits of each town or city as defined under the

Town Councils Act or the Belize City Council Act or the Belmopan City Council

Act;

“local Authority” means the Belize City Council established under the Belize

City Council Act or a town council established under the Town Councils Act

or the City of Belmopan established under the Belmopan City Council Act;

“Minister” means the Minister for the time being responsible for trade licenc-

ing;

“owner” means the owner, whether the sole or part owner, or the owner in his

own right or a lessee from the Crown;

“premises” includes the land, building and appurtenances thereto;

“prescribed duty” means the duty payable under this Act;

CAP. 87.

CAP. 85.

CAP. 86.

CAP. 85.

CAP. 87.

CAP. 86.

19 of 1999.

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“prescribed returns” means the returns required to be made under this Act;

“town” means any town mentioned and described in the Schedule to the Town

Councils Act, or the Belize City Council Act, or the City of Belmopan estab-

lished under the Belmopan City Council Act;

“trade” means any business in the course of which any goods, wares, merchan-

dise or provisions are sold and includes a business in which produce or goods

of any sort are exported from Belize and any vocation set out in sections 27

and 31 but shall not include any business set out in the First Schedule.

3.-(1) There shall be established in each town in Belize a Trade Licensing

Board which shall consist of the members specified in subsection (2) below.

(2) Each Board shall consist of the Mayor or Chairman of the local

authority administering the town and four members nominated and appointed

by the local authority.

(3) The Mayor or Chairman of the local authority administering the

town shall be Chairman of the Board.

(4) A quorum for a meeting of the Board shall be three members.

(5) The Clerk, City or Town Administrator or General Manager of the

local authority administering the town , or any other officer nominated by him in

writing, shall be the clerk to the Board.

4.-(1) Every member of a Board other than the ex officio member shall hold

office for one calendar year, and the first Board set up under this Act in each

licensing district shall hold office until 31st December in the year following that

in which the Board is set up, but any member of a Board (other than the ex

officio member) may at any time resign from his membership of the Board or

be removed therefrom by the local authority.

CAP. 87.

CAP. 85.

CAP. 86.

First Schedule.

The Board.

6 of 1997.

19 of 1999.

Duration of

membership

of Board.

19 of 1999.

(2) The local authority may appoint persons to fill any vacancy occur-

ring on any Board by reason of death, resignation or removal, or temporary

absence; but-

(a) any person appointed to be a member of a Board in

place of a member who has died or resigned his mem-

bership of that Board or has been removed from of-

fice, shall hold office during a period equal to the un-

expired portion of the term of office of the last-men-

tioned member;

(b) any person appointed to act as a member of a Board

during the absence of a member shall hold office dur-

ing the period of such absence.

(3) Any person ceasing to be a member of any Board shall be eligible

for re-appointment thereto.

5.-(1) Every Board shall have the power-

(a) to hear and determine all applications for the issue of

licences and for the renewal or transfer thereof;

(b) to grant licences;

(c) to forfeit licences; and

(d) to do such other things necessary to give effect to the

provisions of this Act.

(2) A Board may forfeit a licence for such period as it thinks fit if the

licence holder-

(a) is convicted of any offence involving dishonesty

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under Title XI of the Criminal Code;

(b) is convicted of arson;

(c) is convicted of any offence under this Act, the

Customs Regulation Act, the Income and Business Tax

Act or any other offence involving fraud of the

revenue; or

(d) is convicted for a second or subsequent offence under

the Supplies Control Act.

(3) The local authority with the approval of the Minister may make

rules prescribing the procedure to be followed by the Board in hearing and

determining any application for a licence or renewal of, or transfer of, a

licence, or for the forfeiture of a licence.

6.-(1) Every person who desires to obtain a licence under this Act in respect of

a business already existing at the date hereof shall, upon delivery to the clerk of

the Board of the town wherein he is carrying on such trade, of an application in

writing in the form set out in the Second Schedule signed by him and setting out

the nature of the trade for which he desires a licence, his name and address and

such other particulars as may be relevant to this application, be granted a

licence.

(2) Every person who wishes to commence a trade within the limits of

any town shall, before he commences such a business, submit to the Board of

the town wherein he proposes to set up his trade, an application in writing in the

form set out in the Third Schedule signed by him setting out the nature of the

trade he proposes to set up, his name and address, his place of birth and

nationality and such other particulars as may be relevant to his application.

(3) Every person who changes his place of trade or ceases to carry it

on in the old premises shall before he commences such business in the new

CAP. 101.

CAP. 49.

CAP. 55.

CAP. 293.

19 of 1999.

Applications

for licence.

Second

Schedule.

Third

Schedule.

premises render a return in the form set out in the Fourth Schedule in respect

of the new premises.

(4) If the new premises are of such annual value as to render such

person liable to a higher rate of fees, he shall pay the amount payable in re-

spect of the new premises, less the proportion of the fee already paid in re-

spect of the old premises, calculated from the beginning of the quarter of a

year in which the change takes place.

(5) Where any trade is carried on in more than one premises, a sepa-

rate application shall be made in respect of each additional premises; except

that where the premises are divided by walls but are otherwise communicating

with one another and the trade carried on therein is carried on by one person

or under one management, only one application need be made in respect of all

the premises.

(6) No licence is required under this Act to carry on any of the trades

set out in the First Schedule.

7. The clerk shall enter the particulars specified in a register of applications to

be maintained by him and shall, as early as is practicable, place the application

on the agenda of the Board.

8. In deciding upon the application made to it, a Board may take into account

the need for such a trade in that town, the need for control of trade within the

town and such other matters as to the Board may seem fit or which may be set

out in any regulations made by the Minister.

9. No person or body of persons shall carry on any trade within the limits of

any town without a licence granted by the Board for that town, except that in

the case of an existing business it shall be lawful to continue to carry on that

business while an application for a licence is pending before the Board.

Fourth

Schedule.

First

Schedule.

Register of

applications.

Criteria for

licences.

No person to

carry on business

without licence.

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10.-(1) Any person who contravenes section 9 is guilty of an offence and is

liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding five hundred dollars, and

shall cease to carry on the business concerned. Such person shall further not

be entitled either by himself or in association with others to a licence to trade for

a period of two years from the date of his conviction.

(2) The magistrate of the judicial district in which any person carries on

any trade within any town without a licence from the Board for that town may,

in addition to any fine imposed by him under subsection (1) impose a fine of five

dollars for every day upon which such person carries on such trade without a

licence from the Board, and shall order that such person shall cease carrying on

such trade forthwith.

(3) Where any person carrying on a trade within any town without a

licence from the Board for that town is ordered to cease doing so by a magis-

trate, such persons shall, if he fails to do so forthwith, be guilty of an offence and

shall on summary conviction be liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding

two months.

11. Every Board shall meet at least quarterly in the early half of the months

of January, April, July and October of each year.

12.-(1) If any person pays a fee of one hundred and fifty dollars to the clerk of

a Board and requests him in writing to summon a special licensing meeting, that

clerk shall summon a special meeting of the Board for a day to be fixed by the

chairman to suit, as far as is reasonably practicable, the convenience of the

person.

(2) At any such special meeting a Board may transact any business

which it may transact at its quarterly meetings, but any application for a licence

made by any person, other than the person who paid for the summoning of the

meeting, shall not be heard and determined unless such person has himself paid

a fee of one hundred dollars in respect of his application and asked that it be

heard at the special meeting.

Penalty for

carrying on

business without

licence.

Quarterly

meetings of

Board.

Special meetings

of Board.

13.-(1) Every person who, on lst January in any year, carries on a trade in

respect of which a licence is required under this Act shall on or before 15th

January of that year make an application for a renewal of his licence and

submit a return in the form prescribed in the Fourth Schedule.

(2) Upon receipt of an application for the renewal of a licence under

subsection (1) the Board shall grant a renewal of the licence but may re-assess

the fee payable for such renewal in accordance with section 24.

14. Any person who makes any false statement in an application for a licence

or in a prescribed return tendered in support of his application for renewal,

with the intention of fraudulently obtaining a licence or of avoiding payment of

all or any part of any licence fee is guilty of an offence and is liable on summary

conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months or to a fine

not exceeding one thousand dollars, or to both such fine and term of

imprisonment.

15.-(1) Every Board shall annually assess each trade and levy a fee for every

licence granted under this Act.

(2) The applications and returns shall be tendered, and the prescribed

fees paid to the clerk of the Board of the town within which the trade is to be

carried on:

16. Every person desirous of carrying on any trade or already carrying on a

trade, who neglects or refuses to make an application for a licence or a pre-

scribed return prior to the commencement or continuation respectively of any

trade shall be assessed by the Board for the town in which such trade is or is

sought to be carried on, to pay such fee as the Board may think fit upon the

information available to it.

17. If a Board considers that any person, inadvertently, inaccurately

completed any return rendered by him, the Board may remedy the error and

assess the applicant accordingly.

Returns.

Fourth Schedule.

Penalty for

false statement

in returns.

Fees payable

to Board.

Assessment

upon failure

to make return.

Power to remedy

errors in returns.

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18.-(1) Whenever any Board has stipulated an assessed fee in respect of any

application and the applicant is dissatisfied with the assessment, the applicant

may, within ten days of notice of the assessment, serve a written notice of

appeal therefrom upon that Board and upon the magistrate of the judicial dis-

trict in which the applicant proposes to carry on the trade.

(2) If the applicant does not first pay the assessed fee within the stipu-

lated time, his appeal shall be dismissed.

(3) The magistrate of the judicial district in which the appellant pro-

poses to carry on the trade shall hear and determine an appeal made under this

section, and his decision shall be deemed a judgment of an inferior court within

the meaning of Part X of the Supreme Court of Judicature Act.

19.-(1) Any person whose application for a licence to a Board or for the

Board’s approval to the transfer of a licence is refused by the Board may

appeal to the Minister against such a refusal.

(2) Upon an appeal being made under subsection (1), the Minister

shall hear the parties concerned and shall make a ruling thereon either confirm-

ing or reversing the decision of the Board.

20. Where any fee is assessed by any Board in respect of any trade carried on

within any town, such fee shall be payable within thirty days of the notice of

assessment; and where the fee is not paid within this time, a further amount

equivalent to ten per centum of the fee referred to in this section shall be pay-

able in respect of every month or part of a month during which such fee remains

unpaid.

21. Where any person who is liable to pay any fee assessed by any Board fails

to do so within thirty days of the notice of assessment, the magistrate of the

judicial district in which the trade in respect of which the fee is due is situated

shall, upon a certificate issued by that Board stating the sum due as fee and

penalty, proceed to execution as if it were a judgment debt and shall for this

Appeal

against fee.

CAP. 91.

Appeal against

refusal of licence.

Fee when due.

Execution.

purpose have all the powers available to him under the District Courts (Proce-

dure) Act.

22. The Chief Magistrate may, with the approval of the Attorney General,

from time to time make general rules regulating the hearing of appeals under

section 18 or execution under section 21, and prescribing the scale of fees

and costs in respect thereof.

23. All rules made by the Chief Magistrate under section 22 shall be subject

to the approval of the Attorney General, who shall have power to revoke,

alter or amend them.

24. The annual licence fee payable in respect of the carrying on of any trade

shall be an amount equal to one-fourth of the annual value of the premises in

which the business is carried on.

25. No person carrying on a trade under a licence granted under this Act may

transfer the licence for such trade except with the prior approval in writing of

the Board and upon payment of a fee of ten dollars to the Board.

26.-(1) Every person who-

(a) in any street or public place in any town sells or ex-

poses for sale imported goods; or

(b) in any town acts as a pedlar or hawker of imported

goods,

shall obtain from the Board for that town a licence which, according to the

nature of the goods to be sold, shall be in one of the following forms, that is to

say-

(i) a special pedlar’s licence authorising the

holder, personally, to sell imported jewellery

CAP. 97.

Magistrate may

make rules.

19 of 1999.

Rules to be

approved by

Minister.

19 of 1999.

Annual licence

fee for trade.

Transfer

of licences.

Pedlar’s Licence.

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and all other imported goods, the prescribed

fee in respect of which shall be paid in

advance; or

(ii) a general pedlar’s licence authorising the

holder, personally, to sell imported goods

other than jewellery, the prescribed fee in

respect of which shall be paid in advance.

(2) Such licence shall be taken out in the name of one individual only

who shall have the exclusive right to act thereunder.

(3) Such licence shall in the case of an applicant who produces a

certificate of residence issued under section 29 be in force for one year from

the day whereon the licence is granted and in all other cases shall be in force

for such period not exceeding seven days as the Board shall state therein.

(4) Every pedlar, hawker or other person who has obtained a

licence under this section shall at all times on demand produce and show such

licence to any justice of the peace, police officer, person to whom such

pedlar, hawker or other person offers his goods for sale, or officer of the

Board.

(5) Every pedlar, hawker, or other person who refuses on demand

to show his licence to, and allow it to be read and a copy thereof taken by

any of the persons authorised under subsection (4) to demand it, is guilty of

an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding five

dollars for each offence.

(6) Every person who sells or exposes for sale, or acts as a pedlar

or hawker of imported jewellery or other imported goods without the licence

required by this section is guilty of an offence and is liable on summary

conviction to a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars.

(7) The fine and the amount of the fee payable under this section

shall be recoverable on one information in the manner provided for in this

Act.

27.-(1) Every person who carries on any of the following businesses shall

take out a licence for so doing and pay the prescribed fee in respect

thereof-

(a) the business of owner or manager of a merry-go-

round;

(b) the business of an acrobat or circus performer;

(c) the business of an itinerant vendor of secret or

patent medicines;

(d) the business of a moving picture show.

(2) Every such licence shall be in force up to and including 31st

December following the day whereon it was granted, but if any such licence

is granted after 1st December in any year, such licence shall be in force for

one calendar month from the day whereon it was granted.

(3) Every person who carries on any such business without first

obtaining from the Board the licence in respect thereof is guilty of an offence

and is liable on summary conviction for each offence to a fine not exceeding

one hundred dollars.

28.-(1) Every person who carries on the business of a commercial traveller

in any town shall obtain a licence from the Board of that town for doing so

and pay the prescribed fee.

(2) A licence issued pursuant to subsection (1) shall, in the case of

an applicant who produces a certificate of residence issued under section

Businesses for

which licence

to be taken out.

Commercial

traveller.

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29, be in force for one year from the day whereon the licence is granted and

in all other cases shall be in force for such period not exceeding seven days

as the Board shall state therein.

(3) Every person who carries on such business without first obtain-

ing from a Board the licence in respect thereof, is guilty of an offence and is

liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars.

29.-(1) Any person who is resident in Belize and who intends to apply for a

licence as a general pedlar, special pedlar or commercial traveller may apply

to the Minister for a certificate of residence.

(2) The Minister may, if satisfied that such person is resident in

Belize, issue to him free of charge a certificate of residence in the form set out

in the Fifth Schedule which shall be valid for a period of five years but which

may be renewed.

30. The amounts of the prescribed fees payable under this Act in relation to

the carrying on in any town of the several trades mentioned in sections 26, 27

and 28 are those set out in the Sixth Schedule.

31.-(1) Every person who, in any town, carries or intends to carry on any of

the vocations set out in the Seventh Schedule shall obtain a licence from the

Board of that town.

(2) Upon receipt of an application for a licence or a renewal of a

licence in respect of any vocation set out in the Seventh Schedule the Board

shall, subject to any assessment that the Board may make under section 24,

grant a licence therefor upon payment of the assessed fee.

(3) Section 5 (1) (c) and (2) shall not apply to any vocation set out

in the Seventh Schedule.

(4) The Minister may by Order published in the Gazette add any

Certificate

of residence.

Fifth Schedule.

Fees payable.

Sixth Schedule.

Professional

licence.

Seventh

Schedule.

Seventh

Schedule.

Seventh

Schedule.

new vocation to the Seventh Schedule or delete any vocation therefrom.

32.-(1) The Minister may by Order published in the Gazette-

(a) substitute another amount as the prescribed fee or

another formula of computation of the fee;

(b) add to the First Schedule any new trade that may

be carried on without a licence;

(c) delete from the First Schedule any trade that was

exempted from having to obtain a licence.

(2) Every such Order shall be subject to negative resolution.

33. All fees paid in respect of licences granted under this Act and all

penalties imposed in respect of the non-payment or late payment of such

fees shall be placed to the credit of the funds of the local authority of the

licensing district in which they are recovered.

34. The Minister may make regulations for-

(a) prescribing anything which under this Act is re-

quired or authorised to be prescribed; and

(b) generally for the carrying out of the provisions of

this Act.

FIRST SCHEDULE

[Sections 2, 6 (6) and 32(1) (b) and (c)]

A premises in which the sole trade is the sale of liquor under a

licence granted under the Intoxicating Liquor Licensing Act.

Seventh

Schedule.

Orders.

First Schedule.

First Schedule.

Fees to be

credited to

local authority.

Regulations.

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SECOND SCHEDULE

[Section 6 (1)]

Form of Application for Licence in Respect of Existing Trade

Name of Applicant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..

Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..

Date of Birth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Nature of Trade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..

Address at which Trade is carried on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..

Annual Value of Premises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

I, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . declare

that the above facts are in all respects just and true and I apply for a

Licence in terms thereof.

DATED this . . . . . . . . . . . . . day of . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 . . . .

Signed

TO: The . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (Licensing Board or City Council).

THIRD SCHEDULE

[Section 6 (2)]

Form of Application for Licence in Respect of a New Trade

Name of Applicant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Date of Birth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Place of Birth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Nationality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Description of Trade sought to be commenced . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Date of Intended Commencement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Address at which Trade will be carried on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Annual value of the Premises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

I, . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . declare

that the facts set out in this application are just and true, and apply for

a Licence in terms thereof.

DATED this . . . . . . . . . . . . day of . . .. . . . .. . . . . . . 20 . . . .

Signed

TO: The . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (Licensing Board or City Council)

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FOURTH SCHEDULE

[Sections 6 (3) and 13 (1)]

Return made for Year 20 . . . .

Name of Declarant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Holder of Licence No. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Nature of Trade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Annual Value of Premises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

DATED this . . . . . . . . . . . . . day of . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 . . .

Signed

TO: The . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (Licensing Board or City Council).

FIFTH SCHEDULE

[Section 29]

Certificate of Residence

I hereby certify that . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

of . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . who is intending

to apply for a licence has satisfied me that he is a resident of this country.

GIVEN under my hand the . . . . . . . . . . .. .. .day of . . . . . . . . . . 20 . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Minister

SIXTH SCHEDULE

[Section 30]

Business of Licence fee

1. Commercial Traveller $100 per annum.

2. General Pedlar $10 for each visit.

3. Special Pedlar $25 for each visit.

4. Owner or manager of

merry-go-round $100 per annum

or $50 per visit.

5. Acrobat or Circus

Performer $100 per annum

or $10 for each

performer.

6. Itinerant vendor of secret

or patent medicines $50 per annum.

7. A moving picture show 25% of the

annual value of

the premises.

,

No. 1 Power Lane, Belmopan,

by the authority of

the Government of Belize

Trade Licensing [CAP. 66

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SEVENTH SCHEDULE

[Section 31]

1. Architects

2. Building Contractors

3. Business of Banking

4. Dentists

5. Doctors

6. Engineers

7. Hotel Business

8. Insurance Business

9. Real Estate Agents

10. Attorneys-at-Law
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