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§29-5A-14. Suspension, revocation, etc., of license.

The commission shall have the additional authority and power to suspend, revoke or place on probation the license of any licensee licensed under this chapter, who in the discretion of the commission:

(a) Is guilty of failure to obey any lawful order of the commission, the secretary or any inspector thereof;

(b) Is guilty of gross immorality;

(c) Is unfit or incompetent by reason of negligence;

(d) Is guilty of violating any provision of this chapter or rules and regulations of the commission;

(e) Has committed fraud or deceit in securing a license for himself or another;

(f) Has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor involving moral turpitude in any jurisdiction within one year preceding the suspension or revocation and such conviction not previously reported to the commission by said licensee;

(g) Is an habitual drunkard or addicted to the use of narcotics;

(h) Is or has become mentally incompetent;

(i) Is or has been guilty of unprofessional or unethical conduct, or such conduct as to require a suspension or revocation of license in the interest of the public;

(j) Has failed to furnish the proper party a copy of any contract or statement required by this chapter or the rules and regulations promulgated hereunder, or has breached such a contract;

(k) Has loaned or permitted another person to use his license, or has borrowed or used the license of another;

(l) Has failed to maintain in force the bond required by this chapter;

(m) Has by act or omission conducted himself in a manner which would tend to be detrimental to the best interests of boxing generally, or to the public interest and general welfare;

(n) Has been disciplined in any manner by the boxing commission or similar agency or body of any jurisdiction;

(o) Has failed to pay a fine or forfeiture imposed by this chapter;

(p) Has, either within or without this state, by any act, threat, statement or otherwise, restrained, hindered, interfered with or prevented another promoter, club, association or booking agent, or has attempted, either within or without this state, in any such manner to restrain, hinder, interfere with or prevent another promoter, club, association or booking agent from presenting any boxing match or exhibition within or without the State of West Virginia;

(q) Has, either within or without this state, engaged, directly or indirectly, in restraints or monopolies or taken any action tending to create or establish restraints or monopolies or conspired with others to restrain any person or persons from participating or competing in any boxing match or exhibition for any promoter, club, association or booking agent.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2017 Regular Session
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