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(a) To be eligible for or to maintain a pawnbroker license, a person must operate lawfully and fairly within the purposes of this chapter and the applicable local ordinance and:

(1) may not be a minor at the time that the application for a pawnbroker's license is filed;

(2) may not have been convicted of any crime directly related to the occupation licensed as prescribed by section 364.03, subdivision 2, unless the person has shown competent evidence of sufficient rehabilitation and present fitness to perform the duties of a licensee under this chapter as prescribed by section 364.03, subdivision 3; and

(3) must be of good moral character or repute.

(b) Any change, directly or beneficially, in the ownership of any licensed pawnshop shall require the application for a new license and the new owner must satisfy all current eligibility requirements.


1996 c 404 s 3

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