This licence is required by a business (individual, partnership or company) intending to contract for any of the following work functions: collection work and inquiry work.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
A company is entitled to be licensed as an agent if it has not been suspended or disqualified from practising or carrying on a trade, occupation or business in Australia; under official management, in receivership or being wound up. A company must demonstrate sufficient financial resources.
A company must employ a manager who holds an agents licence authorising the person to perform the same functions as the company, without supervision. The company's directors must be fit and proper persons, must demonstrate sufficient business knowledge and experience, must not be convicted of an offence of a class specified in Schedule 1 of the Regulations and must not have been suspended or disqualified from practising a trade, occupation or business in Australia; within the last 5 years prior to the company's application for a licence, been a director of a company wound up for the benefit of creditors - when the company was being wound up or within the period of 6 months preceding the commencement of the winding up.
$728 Body corporate application fee
$798 Body corporate annual licence fee
$449 Natural person application fee
$611 Natural person annual licence fee.
Online, credit card, money order, cheques, selected Service SA outlets for cash payments.
Licence applications can be completed online at https://secure.cbs.sa.gov.au/ELAF/RLA/start_RLA.php
Consumer and Business Services
Licensing and Registrations
Security & Investigation Industry Act 1995 (South Australia)
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