§440-14  Licenses, limitations, renewals.  (a)  No boxing contest shall be conducted, held, or given unless all the parties participating, as designated herein, are licensed by the commission, and it shall be unlawful for any individual or club to participate in a boxing contest in any capacity designated herein unless the person is licensed to do so.

     (b)  The commission may limit the number of licenses issued for any purpose as specified in this chapter and may limit the number of professional boxing contests conducted, held, or given in any city, town, or in the State.

     (c)  All licenses shall be for a period of not more than one year and all licenses shall expire on December 31 of the year in which the licenses are issued.

     (d)  The commission, at its discretion and upon application, may renew the licenses for the following year.  Failure to timely renew any license shall result in the automatic forfeiture of the license.  Any applicant whose license has been forfeited shall file an application for a new license and meet all current requirements, including successful passage of the examination, as the case may be, for the license.

     (e)  Every individual or club licensed under this chapter shall be subject to the rules adopted by the commission. [L 1929, c 216, §15; am L 1933, c 164, §2; RL 1935, §7002; RL 1945, §7563; am L 1949, c 264, §9; RL 1955, §165-14; HRS §440-14; am L 1976, c 15, §2; am L 1983, c 241, §12; am L 2004, c 135, §13]