A summary in English of consumers' rights when buying from door-to-door salespeople.
07 Aug 2013 - Former licensed motor car trader Northside Motor Wholesale Pty Ltd has been refused leave to appeal against a Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal decision to affirm a $23,000 claim against the Motor Car Traders Guarantee Fund.
19 Feb 2013 - The Melbourne Magistrates' Court declared that both motor car trader Frankston Car City Pty Ltd and itsdirector, Liron Serbi, engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct and unlicensed motor car trading.
07 Jul 2013 - Mark William Whittingham and his business, Connection Blue Pty Ltd, must transfer $198,331 to the Director of Consumer Affairs Victoria, as compensation to four real estate agents who paid deposits for rent rolls which were not supplied.
24 Aug 2014 - Unlicensed motor car trader Mustapha Ali Ali has been fined $1500 for buying and selling 12 cars while unregistered.
03 Jun 2013 - Melbourne Magistrates’ Court has ordered that Antonios (Tony) Giannakos, trading as Champion Caravans, stop accepting any deposits or payments for caravans or camper vans prior to delivery.
30 Oct 2014 - Amendments to the Motor Car Traders Act 1986 are scheduled to come into effect on 3 November 2014.
18 Jul 2021 - A former licensed motor car trader which allegedly wound back odometers on cars it was selling, falsely recorded their details and misled potential buyers, will face court next month.
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