Construction Company fined for failing to renovate

April 20, 2024 7:46 am

FCCC Chief Executive Joel Abraham

A construction company has been ordered to pay a fine of $13,000 and $27,000 in compensation after failing to carry out renovation work for which they had been paid.

The Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission took the construction company to court following a complaint.

According to FCCC Chief Executive Joel Abraham, the Nausori Magistrates Court also ordered the company to pay $300 in court costs.

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Abraham expressed the FCCC’s support for the court’s decision and the imposition of substantial fines.

He says that the commission will continue to press for harsher penalties against unscrupulous businesses.