Real Estate Agents Act 2008
The Real Estate Agents Act 2008 established the Real Estate Agents Authority. The Real Estate Authority is the operating name of the Real Estate Agents Authority.
The purpose of the Act is to promote and protect the interests of consumers and promote public confidence in the performance of real estate agency work.
The Act provides for regulations to be issued with more detailed rules. The following regulations have been issued:
Real Estate Agents (Audit) Regulations 2009
Real Estate Agents (Complaints and Discipline) Regulations 2009
Real Estate Agents (Duties of Licensees) Regulations 2009
Real Estate Agents (Licensing) Regulations 2009
Real Estate Agents (Exemptions) Regulations 2017
Real Estate Agents (Professional Conduct and Client Care) Rules 2012
Real Estate Agents (Continuing education Practice Rules) Notice 2011
Real Estate Agents (Fees and Levies) Notice 2016
Real Estate Agents (Continuing Professional Development Rules) Notice 2018
The Real Estate Authority prosecutes people who commit an offence under the Real Estate Agents Act 2008.
These offences include unlicensed trading, misleading the Real Estate Authority during an investigation or employing an unlicensed person to undertake real estate agency work.
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