September 26, 2017 – Vi Hao LAM

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 August 3, 2017, Ontario College of Trades inspectors conducted a follow-up inspection at 16630 Bayview Avenue Unit #11, Newmarket ON. The inspectors determined that Vi Hao Lam was engaging in the repair of brakes on 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 September 26, 2017, a College inspector issued a Notice of Contravention to Vi Hao Lam of Toronto, setting out an administrative penalty of $250. Mr. Lam 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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