Auctioneers and House Agents Act, 1947

Grant of auction permit.

9.—(1) Whenever a licensed auctioneer applies to the Revenue Commissioners for an auction permit, the Revenue Commissioners shall grant—

(a) if the applicant is an individual—either, as he shall request,

(i) a permit to the applicant to conduct auctions on his own behalf, or

(ii) a permit to an individual nominated by the applicant to conduct auctions on behalf of the applicant,

(b) if the applicant is a body corporate or an unincorporated body of persons—a permit to an individual nominated by such body to conduct auctions on their behalf.

(2) An application under subsection (1) of this section shall be accompanied by the excise duty payable on an auction permit.

(3) An auction permit shall—

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

(b) if not previously cancelled, continue in force (subject to the power of suspension contained in section 18 of this Act) until

(i) the 5th day of July next following or

(ii) the cancellation of the auctioneer's licence held by the person on whose behalf the permit was granted,

whichever is the sooner.

(4) The Revenue Commissioners shall, at the request of a licensed auctioneer, cancel a specified auction permit granted on his behalf.