Persons in Tasmania involved in those occupations must be licensed under the Security and Investigations Agents Act 2002 and Security and Investigations Agents Regulations 2005. The responsible regulatory agency is the Department of Justice - Consumer Building and Occupational Services.
A body corporate can apply for the activities of commercial agent and inquiry agent. An "agent body corporate" licence requires a nominated manager holding a Tasmanian licence with the same functions. Each company manager or director undertaking licensed activities must meet the criteria, however, this does not mean each director should be a licensed person, but each director will be assessed as if they are applying for a licence.
An "agent individual" licence allows the holder to employ staff; to work for himself; to operate his own business; and to work for a business or corporation.
An "employee" licence allows the holder to work for someone who holds an agent individual or an agent body corporate licence.
Part 1 Section 3 of the Act details:
Applying for a licence:
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