Code of Practice for Security Officers - Northern Territory


The objectives of the code are:

  • to promote and foster amongst persons involved in the security industry responsible for guarding another person???s property the highest standards of efficiency, service, equipment and ethical behaviour;
  • to give an undertaking to the general public that the regulation of Security Officers is in keeping with the principles of public health and safety; and
  • to set general standards for service and quality of employees operating in the sector of the industry responsible for guarding property. The standard described in the code is the minimum standard.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Private Security Act 1995 Northern Territory

Administering agency

Licensing NT

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Licensing Officer

Operating address: Level 3, NAB House
71 Smith Street
Darwin NT 0800
Mailing address: GPO Box 1154
Darwin NT 0801
Phone: 0889991800
Fax: 0889997498
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