S.I. No. 67/2015 - Private Security (Refund of Fees) Regulations 2015.

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S.I. No. 67/2015 - Private Security (Refund of Fees) Regulations 2015.

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Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in
“Iris Oifigiúil” of 27th February, 2015.
The Private Security Authority, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by section 51 (as amended by section 15 of the Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 (No.23 of 2011)) of the Private Security Services Act 2004 (No.12 of 2004), with the consent of the Minister for Justice and Equality, hereby makes the following regulations:
1. These Regulations may be cited as the Private Security (Refund of Fees) Regulations 2015.
2. These Regulations come into operation on 1 March 2015.
3. In these Regulations—
“licence” means a licence of a category standing prescribed for the time being by regulations made under section 51 of the Private Security Services Act 2004 ;
“turnover fee” means the fee calculated by reference to the applicants turnover standing prescribed for the time being by regulations made under section 51 of the Private Security Services Act 2004 .
4. (1) Where the holder of a valid licence ceases to provide a security service and the licence is returned to the Authority, a refund of the turnover fee shall be payable at the appropriate percentage of the turnover fee.
(2) In this Regulation the ‘appropriate percentage’ means the percentage specified in column (3) of Schedule 1 opposite the reference number which relates to the expired period of the licence specified in column (2) at the time the licence is received by the Authority.
SCHEDULE 1
(1)
(2)
(3)
Reference Number
Expired period of the returned licence
AppropriatePercentage
1.
21 months or greater expired
12. 5%
2.
18 months or greater but less than 21 months expired
25%
3.
15 months or greater but less than 18 months expired
37. 5%
4.
12 months or greater but less than 15 months expired
50%
5.
9 months or greater but less than 12 months expired
62. 5%
6.
6 months or greater but less than 9 months expired
75%
7.
3 months or greater but less than 6 months expired
87. 5%
8.
Less than 3 months expired
100%
The Minister for Justice and Equality consents to the making of the foregoing Regulations.
GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Minister for Justice and Equality,
23 February 2015.
FRANCES FITZGERALD T.D.,
Minister for Justice and Equality.
GIVEN under the Seal of the Private Security Authority,
26 February 2015.
NOEL LAPPIN,
Chairperson.
PAUL SCALLAN,
Chief Executive.
EXPLANATORY NOTE
(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)
These Regulations provide for a refund of the turnover fee, payable at the appropriate percentage of the turnover fee, in the event that the holder of a valid licence ceases to provide a security service and the licence is returned to the Authority.

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