Pawnbrokers and Second-hand Dealers Act 1996 No 13
As amended to Fair Trading Legislation Amendment (Reform) Act 2018 (No 65). Sch 7.11 commenced 31 October 2018. Current to 7 November 2018.
Section 40(1): Proceedings for an offence against the Act or regulations are to be dealt with summarily before the Local Court.
Time for commencement
Section 40(2): Any such proceedings may be commenced at any time within 12 months after the date on which the offence was allegedly committed.
|6||Carry on pawnbroking business not in accordance with licence||100 pu|
|7||Carry on business of buying/selling second hand goods not in accordance with licence||100 pu|
|14(1), (2)||Licensee fail to display licence particulars||10 pu|
|15(1)||Licensee not obtain evidence of the identity of supplier of goods||50 pu|
|15(1A)||Licensee not obtain prescribed documentary evidence of identification||50 pu|
|15(2)||Licensee accept goods not believed to be property of offering person||50 pu|
|15(3)||Licensee accept goods without verifying title||50 pu|
|15(4)||Furnish false/misleading information to licensee||50 pu|
|16||Offences in relation to the keeping, retention, production and signature of records||50 pu|
|17(6)||Fail to produce, licence, records, goods on demand, etc||50 pu|
|19(1)||Employee/licensee fail to report cause of suspicion that goods stolen||50 pu|
|20(4)||Person in charge of storage premises fail to open same||50 pu|
|21||Fail to retain goods for prescribed period||50 pu|
|24||Make/furnish a statement which is false/misleading||50 pu|
|25||Delay/obstruct/hinder authorised officer||50 pu|
|28(7)||Pledge not recorded/retained/supplied as prescribed||50 pu|
|33||Court may revoke or suspend licence and may specify period during which licensee cannot be granted further licence|
|41||Court may order specified goods to be forfeited to the Crown or payment of equivalent amount|
Pawnbrokers and Second-hand Dealers Regulation 2015
As amended to Pawnbrokers and Second-hand Dealers Amendment (Exemption) Regulation (No 2) 2019 (No 355). Commenced 26 July 2019. Current to 29 July 2019.
|35||Licensee must not purport to transfer or lend the licence to another person and a person must not purport to obtain transfer or borrow or use another person’s licence||20 pu|
Sch 2 sets out fines for penalty notice offences and the number of demerit points attracted by these offences.