Licence to Sell by Retail - Schedule 7 Poisons - Western Australia

Service summary

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.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

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.

Duration

1 or 3 years.

Expiry

30 June

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

$228 (1 year) or $369 (3 years).

RenewRenewal

$99 (1 year) or $214 (3 years).

Other resources

Approval time

Approximately 10 working days.

Administering agency

Department of Health
Public Health
Disaster Management, Regulation and Planning Directorate

Act(s) name

Poisons Act 1964 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Poisons Regulations 1965 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Enquiries, Pharmaceutical Services Branch
Department of Health
Public Health
Disaster Management, Regulation and Planning Directorate


Operating address:
189 Royal Street
East Perth
Western Australia 6004
Mailing address:
PO BOX 8549
Perth Business Centre, Western Australia 6849

Phone:

08 92226883

Fax:

08 92222463
poisons@health.wa.gov.au

Supporting information

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