Interim Auctioneer's Licence - Western Australia

Description

You will need this licence if you intend to temporarily act as an auctioneer on behalf of a licensed auctioneer. Applications for this licence are generally made when the licensed auctioneer is unable to work due to illness or other similar reasons. An application for an interim licence may be made by the:

  • licensed auctioneer
  • firm or corporation specified in the licence
  • person seeking to be granted the interim licence.

This licence permits you to act as an auctioneer for up to three months or as specified on the licence. This licence can be renewed. During this period, the licence of the auctioneer you are acting on behalf of is suspended.

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:

  • obtain three character references
  • be at least 18 years of age
  • be a fit and proper person
  • pay the prescribed fee.

Duration

3 months.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $15.25
General Duplicate Certificate All $1.70
Transfer Transfer All $52.90

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for an Interim Auctioneer's Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Auction Sales Act 1973 WA

Regulation(s) name

Auction Sales Regulations 1974 WA

Application process

Apply

Your licence will need to be granted by a magistrate and issued by a local clerk of court. You can find a list of magistrate court locations and contacts here.

Approval time

Not less than 35 days after making application.

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Consumer Protection