You will require this licence if you intend to sell by retail poisons included in Schedule 7 of the Poisons Act.
Your licence will authorise you to sell agricultural and veterinary chemicals on behalf of a business or company at a specified site. The purchaser must be a bona fide primary producer or the holder of a pesticide operator's licence, or other permit / voucher authorising the purchaser to use the relevant poison.
Schedule 7 poisons must only be sold in accordance with the conditions and restrictions listed in the Poisons Act Notice relating to Schedule 7 substances. Please consult the Contact Officer for further 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:
- Be at least 21 years old;
- Have at least 5 years of experience in handling poisons included in Schedule 7;
- Complete the relevant application form; and
- Pay any required fees.
Please note that if you hold an Agricultural or Chemical or Veterinary qualification you may be eligible for a licence without having met the requirement of 5 years of experience in handling poisons. Please consult the Contact Officer for further information.
1 or 3 years.
$228 (1 year) or $369 (3 years).
$99 (1 year) or $214 (3 years).
Approximately 10 working days.
Department of Health
Disaster Management, Regulation and Planning Directorate
Poisons Act 1964 (Western Australia)
Poisons Regulations 1965 (Western Australia)
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