Mr. Smith, while licensed with Sutton Cariboo Realty, committed professional misconduct when he:
- allowed Ms. Moore to make a false or misleading statement in her application for license renewal, by certifying that she had completed the Relicensing Education Program when he knew (or ought to have known) that she had not completed the course requirements; and by
- failing to ensure that Ms. Moore had completed the course requirements of the Relicensing Education Program in the two year period prior to her licence expiry date.
Contraventions Real Estate Services Act
A discipline committee of the Council has ordered the following:
- Ms. Moore and Mr. Smith both be reprimanded and must each pay a discipline penalty of $1,000 to the Council.
- Ms. Moore and Mr. Smith must jointly pay enforcement expenses of $1,500 to the Council.
Full consent order is available as a PDF.