Any business selling a tobacco product must obtain a Tobacco Retail Licence.
A tobacco product is a product, the main ingredient of which is tobacco, that is used or is intended to be used for human consumption by smoking or chewing, and includes tobacco, cigarettes and cigars.
A tobacco product also includes a product, the main ingredient of which is plant matter (other than tobacco) the possession of which is lawful, that is used or is intended to be used for human consumption by smoking.
The licence remains in force until
- it is surrendered/cancelled or
- if the retailer is a natural person, the person dies or
- if the retailer is a body corporate, the body corporate is dissolved.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
1, 3 or 5 years.
200 Revenue Units per year
In 2016/2017 - 1 Revenue Unit is equivalent to $1.15
Criminal History Check
Certificate of Incorporation if Applicant is a Company
Copy of Partnership Agreement if Applicant is a Partnership
Copy of Business Name Registration Certificate
Company Search (including details of all directors and shareholders, holding companies or any associated company (and including details of all directors and shareholders of this company) or partnership. In the case of shareholders being a company, ASC details for that company.)
Signed Authority to Release Criminal History Form
Tobacco Control Act 2002 (Northern Territory)
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