Assurances given in 2007

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

746 PAPACHARISSIOU, Ioannis 10 Jan 2007 Plumbers, Gas Fitters and Electricians Act, 1995 Will refrain from performing electrical work outside the scope of his electrical workers registration.
747 J & M Pappas Electrical Pty Ltd 10 Jan 2007 Plumbers, Gas Fitters and Electricians Act, 1995 Will refrain from carrying on business as an electrical contractor whilst not being the holder of an electrical contractors licence.
748 Amanda Jane WARDLE 16 Jan 2007 Building Work Contractors Act 1995 Will refrain from carrying on business as a building work contractor whilst not authorised to do so by a building work contractors licence.
749 Layton George WARDLE 16 Jan 2007 Building Work Contractors Act 1995 Will refrain from carrying on business as a building work contractor whilst not authorised to do so by a building work contractors licence.
750 Mark Sheppard Real Estate Pty Ltd 23 Jan 2007 Land Agents Act 1994 Will refrain from holding itself out and carrying on business as a land agent without registration.
751 Bevan Property Services Pty Ltd 11 Jan 2007 Land Agents Act 1994 Will refrain from holding itself out and carrying on business as a land agent without registration.
752 JB Joyce Pty Ltd 9 Feb 2007 Land Agents Act 1994 Will refrain from carrying on business as a land agent without registration.
753 PH Flint Pty Ltd 9 Feb 2007 Land Agents Act 1994 Will refrain from carrying on business as a land agent without registration.
754 Coast & Country Management Pty Ltd 8 Feb 2007 Land Agents Act, 1994 & Business Names 1996 Will refrain from carrying on business as a land agent whilst not being registered as a land agent and from carrying on business under an unregistered business name.
755 Grace Real Estate (SA) Pty Ltd 16 Feb 2007 Land Agents Act 1994 Will refrain from carrying on business as a land agent without registration.
756 Robert J MacKenzie 1 Mar 2007 Fair Trading Act 1987 Will refrain from failing to provide a consumer with a notices in the prescribed form that explains their right to rescind the contract and a notice that may be used to rescind the contract. Will refrain from accepting consideration from a consumer under a prescribed contract, before the expiration of the cooling off period.
757 Startech Pty Ltd 2 Mar 2007 Fair Trading Act 1987 Will refrain from accepting consideration from a consumer under a prescribed contract, before the expiration of the cooling off period
758 Zbigniew Marszycki 30 Mar 2007 Second-hand Vehicle Dealers Act 1995 Will refrain from carrying on business as a second-hand vehicle dealer whilst not being the holder of a second-hand vehicle dealers licence.
759 Christopher John Manders 26 April 2007 Building Work Contractors Act 1995 Will refrain from carrying on business as a building work contractor without a prescribed building work contractors licence.
760 Alistair Vivian Barkla 23 April 2007 Building Work Contractors Act 1995 Will refrain from advertising and carrying on business as a building work contractor without a prescribed building work contractors licence.Will refrain from advertising or otherwise holding myself out as being entitled to carry on business as a building work contractor without a prescribed licence.
761 Robert Timothy O’brien 4 May 2007 Plumbers,Gas fitters and Electricians Act 1995 Will refrain from carrying on business as a an electrical contractor whilst not being the holder of an electrical contractors licence.
762 Jamioe Le Tiec 14 May 2007 Building Work Contractors Act 1995 Will refrain from carrying on business as a building work contractor without a prescribed building work contractors licence.
763 Michael Bruce Johinke 29 May 2007 Plumbers, Gas Fitters and Electricians Act 1995 Will refrain from carrying on business as a an electrical contractor whilst not being the holder of an electrical contractors licence. Will refrain from acting as an electrical worker whilst not being the holder of an electrical workers registration.
764 Ross Bruce Bonshor 5 June 2007 Plumbers,Gas fitters and Electricians Act 1995 Will refrain from carrying on business as a gas-fitting contractor without a prescribed gas fitters contractors licence. Will refrain from performing work as a gas-fitting worker without a gas-fitters workers registration.
765 Todd Raymond Lewis 19 June 2007 Plumbers, Gas Fitters and Electricians Act 1995 Will refrain from carrying on business as a plumbing contractor without a prescribed plumbers contractors licence. Will refrain from performing work as a plumber worker without a plumbers workers registration.
766 Derek Sidney Garrett Sheppard 25 June 2007 Plumbers, Gas Fitters and Electricians Act 1995 Will refrain from carrying on business as an electrical contractor without a prescribed electrical contractors licence. Will refrain from performing work as an electrical worker without an electical workers registration.
767 Jared Harry Schmidt 18 July 2007 Plumbers,Gas fitters and Electricians Act 1995 Will refrain from carrying on business as an electrical contractor without a prescribed electrical contractors licence.
768 Luis Enrique Monserrat 18 July 2007 Second Hand Vehicle Dealers Act Will refrain from carrying on business as a dealer, including selling and offering for sale, second-hand vehicles without a prescribed licence.
769 Shane Geoffry Capenter 11 July 2007 Plumbers, Gas Fitters and Electricians Act 1995 Will refrain from carrying on business as an electrical contractor without a prescribed electrical contractors licence.
770 Gary Dennis Clarke 07 Aug 2007 Building Work Contractors Act 1995 Will refrain from carrying on business as a building work contractor whilst not being the holder of building work contractors licence.
Will refrain from advertising or otherwise holding out as being entitled to carry on business as a building work contractor without a licence.
771 FRZ Pty Ltd
(trading as Studio 2000)
20 Sep 2007 Fair Trading Act 1987 Will refrain from publishing or causing to be published, through any medium including print, telephonic service, television, radio, the internet or email, or in any commercial publication, periodical, magazine, book, or similar, any statement which is misleading or deceptive or is likely to mislead or deceive in contravention of the Act.
Will refrain from making representation, either verbally or in writing, that customers have won a prize or competition, unless the customers have won a prize or competition that the customer has knowingly entered.Will refrain from making representation either verbally or in writing, that customers will appear in advertisements for the company or establish a modelling career from purchasing FRZ photographs unless such representation can be substantiated.Will refrain from engaging in unconscionable conduct through exerting undue influence or pressure on consumers by engaging in high pressure sales techniques, such as employing unnecessarily long sale spiels, employing sales practices designed to deceive customers into believing that they were receiving exclusive price reductions, providing confusing price structures and advising customers that should they leave without committing to the contract they would not obtain promotional prices at a later date.
772 Wayne Klingberg 6 Sep 2007 Security and Investigation Agents Act 1995 Will refrain from carrying on business of a security contractor providing guards and patrols whilst not being properly licensed in breach of section 6 of the Security and Investigation Agents Act 1995
773 Studio 2000 Photographers Pty Ltd 10 Oct 2007 Fair Trading Act 1987 Will refrain from publishing or causing to be published, through any medium including print, telephonic service, television, radio, the internet or email, or in any commercial publication, periodical, magazine, book, or similar, any statement which is misleading or deceptive or is likely to mislead or deceive in contravention of the Act
Will refrain from making representation, either verbally or in writing, that customers have won a prize or competition, unless the customers have won a prize or competition that the customer has knowingly entered.Will refrain from making representation either verbally or in writing, that customers will appear in advertisements for the company or establish a modelling career from purchasing Studio 2000 photographs unless such representation can be substantiated.Will refrain from engaging in unconscionable conduct through exerting undue influence or pressure on consumers by engaging in high pressure sales techniques, such as employing unnecessarily long sale spiels, employing sales practices designed to deceive customers into believing that they were receiving exclusive price reductions, providing confusing price structures and advising customers that should they leave without committing to the contract they would not obtain promotional prices at a later date.
774 Alfred Thomas Lunstedt 8 Oct 2007 Building Work Contractors Act 1995 Will refrain from carrying on business as a building work contractor without a prescribed licence, in contravention of section 6(1)(a) of the Building Work Contractors Act 1995.
775 Smart Home Technologies (Aust) Pty Ltd 4 Nov 2007 Plumbers, Gas Fitters and Electricians Act 1995 Will refrain from carrying on business as an electrical contractor without holding a licence, in contravention of section 6(1)(a) of the Plumbers, Gas Fitters and Electricians Act 1995.
776 Hoverla Ukrainian Credit Cooperative Limited 14 Dec 2007 Consumer Credit Code Will refrain from breaching the Consumer Credit Code Sect 15 (b) fail to properly specify to whom the amount of credit was to be paid, Sect 15(g) fail to properly specify all fees was to be paid and Sect 21(3) charged a fee not authorised by credit contract.