The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 29
Hawkers and Pedlars to be licensed
Hawkers and Pedlars to be licensed.
3. From and after the commencement and coming into operation of this Ordinance it shall not be lawful for any person to carry on the business of a hawker or pedlar in any place whatsoever within the Province of Otago without having previously obtained a license as hereinafter directed and if any person shall without having first obtained such license carry on such business within any part of the said Province he shall forfeit and pay on conviction by any Resident Magistrate or any two or more Justices of the Peace a sum not exceeding twenty pounds : Provided always that Licenses granted under "The Licensed Hawkers Ordinance 1862" and being in force and operation at the commencement of the operation of this Ordinance shall continue in force and operation until the thirty-first day of March one thousand eight hundred and sixty-five but no longer and the holders of such licenses shall have the same rights and be subject to the same liabilities as if the said licenses had been granted under this Ordinance.