You will require this licence if you intend to carry on a business as an auctioneer. Auctioneers are people who sell or offer for sale or resale properties or other items by way of auction. A restricted licence authorises you to act as, and carry on the business of, an auctioneer only:
- In a part or parts of Western Australia
- In relation to the class or classes of business
- At the times specified in the licence.
The classes of businesses that you may operate in include:
- Motor vehicles
- Second hand items
- Any other specified kind of commodity determined by the Agency.
If you intend to act as an auctioneer throughout the State and in relation to all classes of business, you will need to apply for a general 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 Restricted Auctioneer's Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
At least 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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