Auctioneer's Business Permit

For the commercial auction of foreign movable property, foreign property or third-party rights, a permission of the competent authority is required. This also applies to the independent exercise of the auctioneer trade in the standing trade and at trade fairs, exhibitions and markets within the meaning of Sections 64 to 68 of the German Commercial Code (GewO). Further conditions apply to auctions in the travel industry.

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The authorisation may be subject to conditions to the extent necessary to protect the general public, the contracting persons or the offerors. Under the same conditions, the subsequent inclusion, amendment and addition of conditions is also permitted. In principle, the permit is granted for an indefinite period. It applies throughout the scope of the Trade Code. The Trade Code authorises the competent body for the Auction of perishable goods at special and fairs Auction of perishable goods at weekly markets Auction of perishable goods at trade fairs, exhibitions and wholesale markets exceptions, in particular the obligation to grant authorisation.

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Lower Saxony Ministry of Economy, Labour and Transport

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