Consumer Protection BC has issued a compliance order against Marina’s Swim School Corp., a swim school based in Richmond BC, for:
- Failing to provide a refund for unused services to a consumer within 15 days of cancellation of a continuing services contract for material changes in the supplier’s services, contrary to section 25 (6) of the Business Practices and Consumer Protection Act(BPCPA)
The business has been ordered to refund the consumer $748.44 for the prorated refund to which they are entitled, and to reimburse Consumer Protection BC partial costs for the inspection in the amount of $500 within 30 days.
By law, the business has 30 days to request a reconsideration of the decision.
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