You will require this licence if you intend to carry out a business or conduct services as an auctioneer. Auctioneers are people who sell or offer for sale or resale properties or other items by way of auction. You can apply for this licence as an individual, firm or corporation. The classes of businesses that this licence allows you to deal in include:
- Motor vehicles
- Second hand items
- Any other specified kind of commodity determined by the Agency.
If you intend on only dealing in specific areas in Western Australia and one class of business, you can apply for a restricted licence instead of this licence.
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 a General Auctioneer's Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Not less than 35 days after making application.
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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