The Board may cancel registration following the conclusion of an inquiry under Part VI of this Act, and the decision of cancellation shall be communicated to the person affected within a reasonable time but not later than 21 days from the date of cancellation and that person shall return the certificate of registration to the Board within three months of that communication Section 18 (1).

Any person whose name does not appear in the relevant register after the period specified under Section 20 (1) (link to VSVP Act 2011) shall be deemed not to be registered under this Act. The Board shall recall the registration certificate of a person who has been deregistered and that person shall surrender back to the Board the certificate within three months from the date of recall.