You will require this licence if you intend to act as an auctioneer under the direct supervision and instruction of a licensed auctioneer. Auctioneers are people who sell or offer for sale or resale properties or other items by way of auction. The holder of a general licence, restricted licence or the firm or corporation with whom you intend to be supervised by, must apply for and obtain a provisional licence on your behalf.
A provisional licence permits you to act as an auctioneer under supervision for a period up to two months as specified on the licence and can only be granted up to three times per year. Classes of business auctioneers may operate in include:
- Motor vehicles
- Second hand items
- Any other specified kind of commodity as determined by the Agency
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;
- Have your application approved through the Agency; and
- Pay the prescribed fee.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Application for a Provisional 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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