You may require this licence if you intend to temporarily act as an auctioneer on behalf of a licensed auctioneer. Auctioneers are people who sell or offer for sale or resale properties or other items by way of auction. Applications for this licence are generally made when the licensed auctioneer is unable to work due to illness or other similar reasons. An application for an interim licence may be made by the:
- Licensed auctioneer
- Firm or corporation specified in the licence
- Person seeking to be granted the interim licence.
This licence permits you to act as an auctioneer for up to three months or as specified on the licence. This licence can be renewed. During this period, the licence of the auctioneer you are acting on behalf of is suspended.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this licence you must:
- Obtain three character references;
- Be at least 18 years of age;
- Be a fit and proper person; and
- Pay the prescribed fee.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Application for an Interim Auctioneer's Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Department of the Attorney General
Court and Tribunal Services
Auction Sales Act 1973 (Western Australia)
Auction Sales Regulations 1974 (Western Australia)
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