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.
Date of notification in Gazette: 27 February 2014.
These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.