Auctioneers Regulations 2014

2014/55

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Auctioneers Regulations 2014

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 24th day of February 2014

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 25 of the Auctioneers Act 2013, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

Regulations

1 Title
  • These regulations are the Auctioneers Regulations 2014.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 1 March 2014.

3 Interpretation
4 Additional information to be included in application
  • (1) Every application for registration as a registered auctioneer must include the following:

    • (a) a copy the applicant's criminal record and, if the applicant is a company, the criminal record of every person concerned in the management of the company:

    • (b) an email address for general correspondence with the applicant about registration (which may, but need not, be the same as the email address required to be provided as part of the address for service):

    • (c) a contact telephone number for the applicant.

    (2) The criminal record required by subclause (1)(a) must be a record obtained from the Ministry of Justice that is dated not earlier than 6 months before the date of the application.

5 Application and confirmation fees relating to registration
  • (1) The prescribed fee to accompany an application for registration (as referred to in section 8 of the Act) is $310.

    (2) The prescribed fee to accompany an annual confirmation (as referred to in section 13 of the Act) is $185.

    (3) The prescribed fees are inclusive of goods and services tax.

Michael Webster,
for Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 1 March 2014, relate to requirements for registration as a registered auctioneer under the Auctioneers Act 2013. Regulation 4 requires applicants for registration to provide (in addition to the things listed in section 9 of the Act)—

  • a copy of the applicant's criminal record and, if the applicant is a company, that of every person concerned in the management of the company; and

  • an email address for general correspondence; and

  • a contact telephone number.

Regulation 5 prescribes the application fee for registration ($310) and the annual confirmation fee ($185).

Auctioneers formerly licensed under the Auctioneers Act 1928 are deemed to be registered under the Auctioneers Act 2013 until 18 June 2014. Auctioneers who wish to remain registered after 18 June 2014 will need to apply for registration before that date.


Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 27 February 2014.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.