Secondhand dealers and pawnbrokers

If you are in business as a secondhand dealer or pawnbroker you must hold a licence or certificate and fulfil certain requirements. There are also obligations for scrap metal dealers, Internet auction providers, promoters of markets and customers.

Licensing of secondhand dealers and pawnbrokers

An introduction to who needs a licence or certificate for working in secondhand dealer or pawnbroker businesses. … More

Licences for secondhand dealers and pawnbrokers

What happens to your secondhand dealers and pawnbrokers licence application. Requirements all licence holders must follow.… More

Certificates for secondhand dealers and pawnbrokers

Find out who needs a secondhand dealers and pawnbrokers certificate, and requirements all certificate holders must follow.… More

Pawnbrokers information

Specific information for licence holders who are pawnbrokers, including pawnbroker conduct, record keeping and handling of pawned goods. … More

Cancellation of secondhand dealers and pawnbrokers licences

Find out why secondhand dealers and pawnbrokers licences and certificates may be cancelled or suspended, and how you can appeal.… More

Disqualification and waivers of licences and certificates

Describes what disqualifies you from holding a secondhand dealers licence or certificate. You can apply to have a disqualification waived.… More

Police objections to licence applications

What you can do if Police object to your application for a secondhand dealers and pawnbrokers licence. … More

Police complaints against licence or certificate holders

How to respond to a Police complaint against you as a secondhand dealers and pawnbrokers licence holder, and what happens if the complaint is upheld.… More

'Articles' as defined for secondhand dealers

A list of 'articles' for the purposes of the Secondhand Dealers and Pawnbrokers Act 2004.… More

Scrap metal dealers information

Specific information for licence holders who are scrap metal dealers, including dealer records and the handling of copper. … More

Information for promoters of markets and fairs

Promoters of markets where stallholders are secondhand dealers need to fulfil certain legal requirements, such as keeping a 'promoters record'. … More

Information for Internet auction providers

Internet auction providers are legally required to keep certain records of people offering secondhand articles or scrap metal on their website… More

Customers of secondhand dealers and pawnbrokers

Customers selling goods to licensed secondhand dealers must provide certain personal details and have their identity verified.… More