154 Licences

154 Licences

Although the Minister’s1 power to give approval to the grant of a tenancy not conferring security of tenure was limited to a term certain of less than a year or a term certain of between two and five years2, there was no such restriction on the Minister’s power to grant consent for a licence3. Licences granted in this manner may therefore continue to subsist.

However, there is a danger of a licence being found on its true construction to be a tenancy masquerading as a licence, even though it is described as a