Assurances given in 2003

Please note: The following matters have not been the subjects of court findings. Therefore, the allegations that have given rise to the assurances have not been proven in a court of law. The traders gave the assurances voluntarily after investigations by Consumer and Business Services staff of complaints against them.


Trader Date Related Act Undertaking

633 PAGE, Neil Whitehall
trading as BURRA RENTAL AND INSURANCE SERVICES
2 Jan 2003 Land Agents Act 1994
Section 6
Will refrain from carrying on the business of a land agent without being properly registered.
Section 13 Will refrain from failing to maintain a trust account.
634 PALMER, Paul 7 Jan 2003 Security and Investigation Agents Act 1995
Section 6(1)(a)
Will refrain from carrying on business as an investigation agent without holding the appropriate licence.
635 GIANNAKOPOULOS, Peter 9 Jan 2003 Security and Investigation Agents Act 1995
Section 6(1)(a)
Will refrain from selling security systems while not the holder of an appropriate security and investigation agent’s licence.
Fair Trading Act 1987
Section 17(1)(a)(i)&(ii)
Will refrain from failing to include required information in prescribed contracts.
Section 18(1) Will refrain from accepting money from a consumer, in relation to a prescribed contract, prior to the expiration of a cooling off period.
Section 18(2) Will refrain from supplying services to a consumer, under a prescribed contract, prior to the expiration of a cooling off period.
636 TE POHE, Anne Cheryl 23 Jan 2003 Security and Investigation Agents Act 1995
Section 12A
Will refrain from employing unlicensed crowd controllers.
637 TE POHE-BUSH JUNIOR, Pataka Ngahere 31 Jan 2003 Security and Investigation Agents Act 1995
Section 12A
Will refrain from employing unlicensed crowd controllers.
638 SIMMONS, Ronald 25 Feb 2003 Building Work Contractors Act 1995
Section 6(1)(a)
Will refrain from carrying on business as a building work contractor without a prescribed licence.
639 STARTECH PTY LTD
trading as ROOF SEAL RURAL
28 Mar 2003 Fair Trading Act 1987
Section 17 (1) (f) & 17 (1) (g)
Will refrain from entering into prescribed door to door contracts failing to have statement ‘THIS CONTRACT IS SUBJECT TO A COOLING-OFF PERIOD OF TEN DAYS’ and failing to issue prescribed forms at time of entering into contract.
640 BEARDSLEY, Marie and Joseph
trading as MARIE BEARDSLEY COLLEGE OF BEAUTY SPECIALISTS
31 Jul 2003 Fair Trading Act 1987
Section 58(e)
Will refrain from engaging in conduct, which represents that, they or the college have the authority to issue nationally recognised qualifications.
641 BRAMALCO PTY LTD 26 Aug 2003 Fair Trading Act 1987
Section 17 & 18
Will refrain from breaching sections 17 and 18 of the Fair Trading Act in relation to prescribed door-to-door sales contracts.
642 PLATYPUS DIRECT PTY LTD 17 Sep 2003 Fair Trading Act 1987
Section 17
Will refrain from breaching section 17 of the Fair Trading Act in relation to prescribed door-to-door sales contracts.
643 YOUNGDOWN PTY LTD
trading as GO-LO
28 Mar 2003 Trade Standards Act 1979
Section 24 & 22
Will refrain from breaching the Trade Standards Act.
644 BULL, Kelvin 14 Oct 2003 Building Work Contractors Act 1995
Section 6(1)(a) & 34(a)
Will refrain from carrying on business as a building work contractor without a prescribed licence and will refrain from failing to take out building indemnity insurance.
645 SANDY DEAN PTY LTD 19 Dec 2003 Building Work Contractors Act 1995
Section 6(1)(a) & 34(a)
Will refrain from carrying on business as a building work contractor without a prescribed licence and will refrain from failing to take out building indemnity insurance prior to the commencement of building work.
646 RESIT, Hajer 18 Dec 2003 Second-hand Vehicle Dealers Act 1995
Section 7(1)
Will refrain from carrying on business or holding out to be a second-hand vehicle dealer without the prescribed licence.
647 RESIT, Yusuf Kerim 18 Dec 2003 Second-hand Vehicle Dealers Act 1995
Section 7(1)
Will refrain from carrying on business or holding out to be a second-hand vehicle dealer without the prescribed licence.
648 KARAGIANNIS, Arthur 30 Dec 2003 Plumbers Gas Fitters and Electricians Act 1995
Section 6(1)
Will refrain from carrying on business as a plumbing and gas fitting contractor without the prescribed licence.