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Rule 21: Effect and validity of authorisation
A grant of authorisation takes effect from the date of the decision unless otherwise stated, except in the case of a licensed body when authorisation takes effect from the date on which the licence is issued.
Authorisation continues in force unless it ceases to have effect in accordance with Rule 21.3.
from the time that the authorisation is revoked under Rule 22;
at any time during which the authorisation is suspended;
subject to Part 6, if the body is wound up or for any other reason ceases to exist; or