Valuers Registration Act 1992 - Queensland

Service summary

The object of the Act is to provide a measure of protection for the public through the registration of valuers of land and to improve the standard of valuers in Queensland by setting education, experience and professional conduct requirements.

The Act prescribes the registration of valuers of land in Queensland and defines the composition, administrative procedures and powers of the Valuers Registration Board.

It further allows for disciplinary action and penalties where breaches of the Act occur and prohibits unregistered persons from practising as valuers.

Service type

Regulatory Obligation

An obligation defined in law. A business must comply with relevant services.

Appeal

Appeal process

Lodgement

Compliance Mechanisms and Penalties:

The Board may appoint authorised officers to investigate written complaints against registered valuers and suspected contraventions of the Act.

If, after investigation, the Board considers a valuer has engaged in professional misconduct or incompetence or negligence in the persons performance as a valuer, the Board may refer the matter to the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT).

The Board may also admonishment or reprimand, order valuer to give an undertaking to abstain from particular conduct or impose a fine.

Fines are imposed on unregistered persons practising as valuers. The Board may institute proceedings through the Magistrates Court for offences again the Act.

Review or Appeal Mechanisms:

Appeals against decisions of the Board may be made to QCAT.


Administering agency

Valuers Registration Board of Queensland

Regulation(s) name

Valuers Registration Regulation 2013 (Queensland)

Contact details

Secretary to the Board
Valuers Registration Board of Queensland

Operating address:
Level 15
100 Edward Street
Brisbane City, Queensland 4000
Mailing address:
PO Box 15877
City East, Queensland 4002

Phone:

07 3221 3892

Fax:

07 3211 4878

Website:

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