Auctioneers and House Agents Act, 1947

Grant of house agent's licence.

10.—(1) The Revenue Commissioners shall grant to a person who applies therefor, in accordance with subsection (2) of this section, a licence to carry on the business of house agent under the name specified in the licence.

(2) An application for a house agent's licence shall be accompanied by—

(a) a certificate of qualification granted to the applicant not more than twenty-eight days before the date of the application,

(b) a certificate of the Accountant of the Courts of Justice granted not more than twenty eight days before the date of the application that the applicant maintains in the High Court a deposit and where the deposit is a guarantee bond, that it covers the whole of the period for which the licence is to be granted, and

(c) the excise duty payable on a house agent's licence.

(3) A house agent's licence shall—

(a) specify the name under which the licensee is authorised to carry on business,

(b) commence on the date specified in that behalf therein, and

(c) if not previously cancelled, continue in force (subject to the power of suspension contained in section 18 of this Act) until the 5th day of July next following.

(4) The Revenue Commissioners shall, at the request of a licensee, cancel his house agent's licence.