Property Services (Regulation) Act 2011

PART 3

Licences to Provide Property Services

28.

Prohibition of unlicensed property service.

28.— (1) A person shall not—

( a) provide a property service,

( b) hold himself or herself out as available to provide a property service, or

( c) represent himself or herself by—

(i) advertisement, or

(ii) displaying any card or other object purporting to indicate that he or she is a licensee,

as available to provide a property service,

unless the person is the holder of a licence which is in force in respect of that property service.

(2) A person, other than a licensee, who contravenes subsection (1) is guilty of an offence and liable—

( a) on summary conviction, to a class A fine or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months or both, or

( b) on conviction on indictment, to a fine or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 5 years or both.