VSA

Registrar's Decision

Registrar's Decision 10-008

File Number: 10-008

In the matter of THE MOTOR DEALER ACT R.S.B.C.1996 C.316
and THE BUSINESS PRACTICES AND CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT S.B.C. 2004 c.2

Complainant: REGISTRAR

Licensee/Unlicensed person:

PIERRE BARIC

Issues:

  • A review of the salesperson license of Pierre Baric
  • Information about a criminal record came to the attention of the VSA which was not declared by Mr. Baric on his licensing applications and renewal applications.
  • There was also concern about Mr. Baric’s aggressive conduct while interacting with VSA staff at its office and reports of similar conduct with dealership employees.

Outcome:

  • Mr. Baric’s Criminal record was not in relation to his occupation and not grounds to cancel his license: Section 14 B.C. Human Rights Code.
  • The Registrar accepted Mr. Baric’s reasons for failing to declare the criminal record.
  • The Registrar had concerns about Mr. Baric’s aggressive conduct with staff and dealership employee’s.
  • Mr. Baric was directed to take anger management courses and advise the Manager of Licensing of his efforts within 30 days.
  • Mr. Baric was advised to make proper declarations on his application renewals. Any future failure would be grounds to suspend or cancel his license.
  • Mr. Baric’s license is to be reviewed in six months.