Any person acting as a collector that wishes to:
- collect or attempt to collect any money or property; or
- obtain or attempt to obtain money by the sale of any disc, badge, token, flower, ribbon or other device; or
- obtain or attempt to obtain a bequest, devise or other grant of money or property for a charitable purpose
must be the holder of a licence.
Any organisation that wishes to conduct entertainment, or sell or attempt to sell a ticket for admission to entertainment and the proceeds or part of the proceeds are for a 'charitable purpose', must be the holder of a licence.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
Consumer and Business Services
Collections for Charitable Purposes Act 1939 (South Australia)
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