December 7, 2017 – Nejat ABIDIFAR

Contravention: Individual engaging in the practice of a compulsory trade without proper qualifications, contrary to section 2 of the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009 (OCTAA).

Summary: On November 16, 2017, Ontario College of Trades inspectors responded to a complaint from the public regarding an unauthorized individual performing compulsory trade work at Payless Auto Sales, located at 147 Hespeler Road, Cambridge, ON. The inspectors determined that Nejat Abidifar was working on brake components of a motor vehicle while he did not hold a Certificate of Qualification or a Statement of Membership in the compulsory trade of automotive service technician (310S) that is not suspended, and while he was not an apprentice in the trade working pursuant to a registered training agreement that is not suspended

Notice of Contravention: On December 7, 2017, a College inspector issued a Notice of Contravention to Nejat Abidifar of Kitchener, setting out an administrative penalty of $250. Mr. Abidifar had no other OCTAA Notices of Contravention issued to him in the three years preceding the date of the current notice.

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