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In New South Wales it is against the law to resell tickets above the original value plus 10 per cent. The NSW laws also include a protection for consumers preventing tickets that have been resold at or below face value plus 10 per …

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A resale restriction is a term or condition of a ticket that limits the circumstances in which the ticket may be resold, or prohibits resale of the ticket. Advertisements for resale tickets must specify the original cost of the ticket and a resale price that is no more than 10% above the original cost.

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In NSW, new laws to target ticket scalping started on 1 June 2018. It is against the law to resell tickets above the original cost, plus transaction costs (capped at 10% of the ticket cost). The new laws apply to all tickets to NSW events that are first sold or supplied by the authorised seller from 1 June 2018 and have a resale restriction.

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Generally, the answer is that ticket scalping is legal, however different states have circumstantial restrictions. Queensland, South Australia and Australian Capital Territory The Queensland Government provides that ticket scalping is illegal if a ‘major event’ ticket is being sold at a price greater than 10% above the original ticket price.

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In New South Wales it is against the law to resell tickets above the original value plus 10 per cent. The NSW laws also include a protection for consumers preventing tickets that have been resold at or below face value plus 10 per cent being cancelled by event organisers. What is it called when you buy tickets and resell them? Ticket resale (also known as ticket scalping …

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Prices are set by those reselling the tickets. Ticket scalping For events at major Queensland venues, it is illegal to resell or buy a ticket at a price greater than 10% above the original ticket price. The Stadiums Queensland website lists the …

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Online ticket resale marketplaces are giving scalpers free rein to flout the law, permitting listings that appear to breach anti-scalping rules. CHOICE has identified several instances where tickets for resale are being offered at prices well above the original face value, despite state laws in place to restrict this sort of profiteering.

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Price Cap: It is unlawful to resell or offer for resale a ticket to an event for a price higher than the greater of either: • the price originally charged for the ticket by the venue, the event host or the venue’s authorized agent, plus a reasonable charge for handling or credit card use; or • the price printed on the ticket. (A.C.A. § 5

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New ticket reselling laws for NSW: From June 1 (today) It is against the law to resell tickets above the original cost, plus transaction costs (capped at 10% of the ticket cost). Applies to tickets sold by authorised after June 1st. Close. 157. …

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Any advertisement to resell a ticket in either state must include the original cost of the ticket, the area the ticket authorises access to, i.e. seat, bay and row numbers, and an asking price of no more than 10% above the original ticket price.

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Make sure the ticket seller who has come up first in your online search results is actually the authorised ticket seller and not a reseller who may have paid to be at the top of the list. Unauthorised sellers often maintain a strong online presence, reselling tickets at prices higher than the original ticket price.

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In the US, ticket scalping is the practice of buying and reselling event tickets by private citizens, rather than by the sponsoring venue or organization, usually at a much higher price than their face value. Laws about ticket scalping vary by state, and there is no federal law that prohibits the practice. Approximately 16 of the 50 states have

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- prohibiting the resale of tickets for an amount that exceeds the original ticket cost plus transaction costs, with transaction costs capped at 10% of the ticket cost; - provided tickets are sold for no more than 110% of the original cost of the ticket, any condition that invalidates or cancels a resold ticket will be void.

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Ticket scalping and reselling FAQs For information about reselling a ticket or buying a ticket from a reseller, see the frequently asked questions (FAQs) below: Reselling a ticket Can I resell a ticket to any event? Resale of tickets to sporting and entertainment events is generally legal in WA. However, the resale of tickets outside some venues may be prohibited. The Public …

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Answer (1 of 3): The way things work in the legal world is that everything is legal unless there is a law, regulation, or legal order (or a legal convention in common law countries) that the thing is not legal. So to turn this question on its head, why isn’t it illegal for Ticketmaster to resell

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Massachusetts limits the markup to $2 but allows a broker to add a service charge to recoup the expense of buying the ticket. Rhode Island and North Carolina both limit the amount charged above face value to $3. New Jersey has a more generous policy that enables brokers to charge up to 150 percent of the ticket's face value. Minimal Restrictions

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The resale price is restricted in the case of more than one ticket being sold, to not exceed the combined original purchase price by more than ten per cent or in the instance where one ticket is being sold, it should not exceed the original purchase price by more than ten per cent.

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Is it legal to resell tickets online?

Ticket resale laws vary from state to state but it is legal to resell in all 50 states if you are reselling online. There are some specific laws that state you cannot resell physical tickets within 500 meters of the venue, but this doesn’t apply to us since we are reselling strictly online.

Is there a law for ticket resale?

Yes, there is currently no federal law governing ticket resale in the U.S. However, many states have changed or are updating their existing ticket resale laws to keep up with the online market. Brokers and buyers are encouraged to know the specific laws in their respective states of business.

Is it against the law to resell tickets in nsw?

It is against the law to resell tickets above the original cost, plus transaction costs (capped at 10% of the ticket cost). The new laws apply to all tickets to NSW events that are first sold or supplied by the authorised seller from 1 June 2018 and have a resale restriction.

How is the price of tickets regulated?

The price of tickets is not regulated. Ticket resale websites provide a forum for transactions, but do not regulate the resale prices of tickets. Prices are set by those reselling the tickets. For events at major Queensland venues, it is illegal to resell or buy a ticket at a price greater than 10% above the original ticket price.

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