2019 US Virgin Islands Code
Title 32 - Sports and Parks
Chapter 21 - Virgin Islands Casino and Resort Control Act of 1995
Article VIB - Interim Casino Authorization
§ 448. Commission consideration of request for interim casino authorization
(a) The Commission may grant interim authorization where it finds by clear and convincing evidence (1) that statements of compliance have been issued pursuant to sections 433, 434(c), (d) and (e), 436(e) and 506 of this title; (2) that the casino hotel facility is an approved hotel in accordance with the requirements of section 435 of this title; (3) that the trustee or trustees required by section 449 of this title have satisfied the qualification criteria applicable to a casino key employee, except for residency and casino experience; and (4) that interim operation will best serve the interests of the public with particular reference to the policies and purposes enumerated in this chapter.
(b) The Commission's consideration of a request for interim authorization shall include, but not be limited to, consideration of such relevant information as may be presented to it by the Division. In responding to the request and in determining whether to concur, the Division shall not be required to disclose any information the disclosure of which, in its judgment, may prejudice or otherwise compromise any continuing investigation.