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Commercial Travellers (Special Provisions) Act, 1966 (Chapter 407)

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This is the latest version of this legislation commenced on 31 Dec 1996.

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Commercial Travellers (Special Provisions) Act, 1966

Chapter 407

  • Commenced on 5 August 1966

  • [Up to date as at 31 December 1996]
  • [Note: The original publication document is not available and this content could not be verified.]


An Act to make special provision with respect to the licensing of commercial travellers.


1. Short title

This Act may be cited as the Commercial Travellers (Special Provisions) Act.

2. Interpretation

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—"specified country" means a State or territory to which the provisions of this Act are applied under the provisions of section three.

3. Application of this Act

The *Minister may, by statutory order, apply the provisions of this Act to any State or territory specified in the order.*Applied to Southern Rhodesia by S.I. No. 396 of 1966.

4. Cancellation of certain commercial traveller's licences under the Trades Licensing Act

(1)Whenever the Minister has reason to believe that the holder of a commercial traveller's licence is resident in a specified country, he shall cause notice to be given to the holder that he proposes to cancel the licence unless, within such period as may be specified in the notice, the holder shows to the satisfaction of the Minister that he is not resident in a specified country.
(2)A notice under subsection (1) shall be deemed to have been properly given if—(a)it is sent by registered post to the holder at the address shown on the commercial traveller's licence to which the notice relates; or(b)a copy of the notice is published in the Gazette.
(3)If the holder of a commercial traveller's licence to whom a notice under subsection (1) has been given fails, within the period specified in the notice, to show to the satisfaction of the Minister that he is not resident in a specified country, the Minister shall, by Gazette notice, cancel his licence and such licence shall thereupon be null and void.
(4)The Minister shall cause to be paid to the holder of a commercial traveller's licence which has been cancelled under the provisions of this section, a sum calculated by multiplying the amount of the fee paid in respect of that licence by one-twelfth of the number of completed months for which that licence would have continued to be valid, had it not been cancelled.
(5)For the purposes of this section, "commercial traveller's licence" means a commercial traveller's licence granted or renewed under the provisions of the Trades Licensing Act.[Cap. 393]

5. Restriction on grant or renewal of commercial traveller's licences under the Trades Licensing Act

(1)No commercial traveller's licence shall be granted or renewed under the provisions of the Trades Licensing Act to any individual person, firm or company, if that person, firm or company is resident in a specified country.
(2)For the purpose of enforcing the provisions of this section, the Licensing Authority under the Trades Licensing Act shall, on application being made for the grant or renewal of a commercial traveller's licence, require the applicant to satisfy him, by the production of such evidence as he may require, that, if the licence is granted or renewed, the holder of the licence will not be an individual person, firm or company resident in a specified country.[Cap. 393]

6. Issue of foreign commercial traveller's licence

(1)The Minister may, on application being made in such form as he may require, and on payment of the fee prescribed by subsection (5), grant a licence, to be styled a foreign commercial traveller's licence, to any individual person, firm or company resident in a specified country.
(2)The grant or refusal of a licence under this section shall be at the absolute discretion of the Minister, and the Minister may, on the grant of any such licence, attach such terms and conditions thereto as he thinks fit.
(3)In every licence granted under this section, there shall be specified—(a)the name and address of the holder of the licence; and(b)the period of the validity of the licence; and(c)any terms and conditions attached to the licence;and the licence shall be in the form prescribed in the Schedule.
(4)A licence granted under this section shall, subject to the provisions of the licence, authorise the carrying on of the business of a commercial traveller for the purposes of the Trades Licensing Act to the same extent as is authorised by a commercial traveller's licence granted under the provisions of that Act.[Cap. 393]
(5)There shall be payable, for the benefit of the general revenues of the Republic, a fee of fifteen thousand fee units in respect of every licence granted under this section.[As amended by Act No. 13 of 1994]


Schedule (Section 6)

The Commercial Travellers (Special Provisions) Act


Foreign commercial traveller's licence

No. _________________________________________A foreign commercial traveller's licence is hereby granted to __________________________of _________________________________________This licence is valid for the period commencing on: ________________________________________________________________and ending on:_________________________________and is granted subject to the terms and conditions attached hereto.Fee paid: 15,000 fee unitsGiven under my hand at __________________________ this __________________day of________________________, 19 __________________________________________________Minister of Trade and Industry

Terms and conditions

1.__________________________________2.__________________________________etc.