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 can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Private Security Act 1995 NT

Administering agency

Licensing NT