Property Services (Regulation) Act 2011
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.