On March 27, 2019, pursuant to s. 28.3(1)(a) of the Homeowner Protection Act (the “Act”) and s. 20.1(2)(g) of the Homeowner Protection Act Regulation (the “Regulations”), Byron Chief Moon (“Moon”) was issued a monetary penalty in a single amount of $5,200. This Monetary Penalty was issued for the following reasons:
- Moon, contrary to s. 14(1) and s. 22(1) of the Act, built a new home in 150 Mile House, BC, (the “New Home”) between the period of, or about, February 2016 and August 2016, without being a BC Housing (“BCH”) Licensed Residential Builder and without the New Home being registered for coverage by home warranty insurance (“HWI”) provided by a warranty provider;
- On, or about, September 21, 2018, contrary to s. 22(1.1) of the Act, Moon sold the New Home without the New Home being registered for coverage by HWI provided by a warranty provider and without permission being granted by the BCH Registrar pursuant to s. 22(1.2) of the Act authorizing Moon to sell the New Home; and
- The contravention of s. 22(1.1) of the Act by Moon makes Moon subject to a monetary penalty pursuant to s. 28.3(1)(a) of the Act and s. 20.1(2)(g) of the Regulations.