Auctioneers Regulations 2014

Reprint as at 2 September 2019

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Auctioneers Regulations 2014

(LI 2014/55)

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 24th day of February 2014

His Excellency the Governor-General in Council


Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

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

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.


1 Title

These regulations are the Auctioneers Regulations 2014.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 1 March 2014.

3 Interpretation

In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires,—

Act means the Auctioneers Act 2013

New Zealand Business Number means the number allocated to an entity under the New Zealand Business Number Act 2016.

Regulation 3: replaced, on 31 December 2017, by regulation 4 of the Auctioneers Amendment Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/286).

Regulation 3 New Zealand Business Number: amended, on 2 September 2019, by regulation 4 of the Auctioneers Amendment Regulations 2019 (LI 2019/172).

4 Additional information to be included in application


Every application for registration as a registered auctioneer must include the following:


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:


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):


a contact telephone number for the applicant:


the applicant’s New Zealand Business Number (if any).


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.

Regulation 4(1)(d): inserted, on 31 December 2017, by regulation 5 of the Auctioneers Amendment Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/286).

5 Application and confirmation fees relating to registration


The prescribed fee to accompany an application for registration (as referred to in section 8 of the Act) is $310.


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


The prescribed fees are inclusive of goods and services tax.

Michael Webster,
for Clerk of the Executive Council.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 27 February 2014.

Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Auctioneers Regulations 2014 that incorporates all the amendments to those regulations as at the date of the last amendment to them.

2 Legal status

Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes

Editorial and format changes to reprints are made using the powers under sections 24 to 26 of the Legislation Act 2012. See also

4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint

Auctioneers Amendment Regulations 2019 (LI 2019/172)

Auctioneers Amendment Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/286)