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Consumer Protection BC has suspended the licence of Ronald Lloyd Larose, a funeral director and embalmer in BC for:
- Failing to comply with a compliance order (dated April 26, 2021), contrary to section 63(d)(i) of the Cremation, Interment and Funeral Services Act
- Failing to pay an administrative penalty, contrary to section 167(a) of the Business Practices and Consumer Protection Act (BPCPA)
The licence will be suspended until such time that all requirements of the April 26 compliance order have been met and the initial administrative monetary penalty is paid. Businesses or individuals must not operate with a suspended licence. The individual has also been issued another compliance order that sets out additional reporting requirements and another notice of administrative monetary penalty of $4,000, for:
- Failing to comply with a compliance order (dated April 26, 2021), contrary to section 63(d)(i) of the Cremation, Interment and Funeral Services Act.
The individual has been ordered to pay Consumer Protection BC partial costs for the inspection in the amount of $265 within 30 days.
By law, the business has 30 days to request a reconsideration of the decision.
All money received from administrative penalties is deposited into the Consumer Advancement Fund (as required by section 169 of the BPCPA).
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