The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 29
Resident Magistrate or Justices may grant or refuse applications in their discretion
Resident Magistrate or Justices may grant or refuse applications in their discretion.
10. Any two or more Justices of the Peace in Petty Sessions assembled or any Resident Magistrate sitting at the court to the Clerk of which the notice has been given upon proof that the notice of application has been lodged with the Clerk of the Court at least ten clear days previously may in his or their discretion if he or they shall be satisfied with the character of the applicant grant a certificate in the form C annexed to this Ordinance requiring the Provincial Treasurer or other person authorized in that behalf by the Superintendent to issue on the payment of the fee by this Ordinance required to be paid the license which the applicant has applied for : And it shall be lawful for such Resident Magistrate or Justices of the Peace to reject such application or to adjourn the consideration thereof provided that such adjournment do not exceed in the whole fourteen days from the day fixed for the hearing of the application.