Real Estate Agents Amendment Act 2012

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Real Estate Agents Amendment Act 2012

Public Act2012 No 112
Date of assent11 December 2012
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Real Estate Agents Amendment Act 2012.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

3 Principal Act amended
4 Persons prohibited from being licensed
  • Section 37(1) is amended by repealing paragraph (d) and substituting the following paragraph:

    • (d) a person—

      • (i) whose licence has, within the preceding 5 years, been cancelled under section 54(c) to (h); or

      • (ii) whose licence is currently suspended under section 110(2)(c) or 115:.

5 Registrar to license applicant or decline application
  • Section 43(1)(c) is amended by omitting by reason of his or her personal character or financial position and substituting by reason of both his or her personal character and his or her financial position.

6 Real Estate Agents Disciplinary Tribunal established
7 Meaning of licensee and person related to licensee in sections 134 to 136
  • Section 137(2) is amended by repealing paragraph (h) and substituting the following paragraph:

    • (h) a grandparent, parent, uncle, or aunt of the licensee or of any person referred to in paragraph (d) or (e):.


Legislative history

5 December 2012Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (No 3) (Bill 349–2) by committee of the whole House, third reading
11 December 2012Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.