Tradies Online Australia Pty Ltd and Darren Chant - Court action

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11 May 2011
Court actions

Convicted unlicensed builders Tradies Online Australia Pty Ltd and one of its directors, Darren Chant, have been ordered to pay $28,000 compensation to a consumer and fines of $5000 each.

The company and Mr Chant pleaded guilty in Melbourne Magistrates Court on 17 February 2011 to breaching the Domestic Building Contracts Act 1995 by entering into a domestic building contract without a licence, and demanding an excessive deposit on a building contract.

The court also ordered the company and Mr Chant to pay costs of $1000 each.