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Contracts for the sale of motor vehicles by licensed dealers (other than sales to other dealers or sales by auction) are regulated under the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act. These regulated contracts must be in writing, and must contain certain prescribed terms and conditions. The vehicle sale prescribed...
Selling vehicles
A dealer must maintain a register of the vehicles bought and sold. A separate register must be held at each authorised premises. Dealers may use either paper bound or electronic dealer registers. A register must be available for inspection by authorised inspectors from the Department of Mines,...
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The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by about 14 cents per litre (cpl) to 120.2 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save money. FuelWatch advises that on Tuesday 9 February 2016, most Caltex and Caltex Woolworths sites are increasing their ULP price by 20 cpl to 123.9 cpl. The majority of Puma sites are increasing their ULP price to 122.9...
Consumer Protection
Media release
08 Feb 2016
An unlicensed motor vehicle dealer has been fined $5,000 and ordered to pay costs of $706 after pleading guilty in the Perth Magistrates Court on 5 February 2016. Mandy Jane Duncan , formerly of Dianella but now residing in Queensland, had sold 41 vehicles between November 2013 and June 2014 without a licence, in breach of the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act. Ms Duncan sold the vehicles by placing 106...
Consumer Protection
Media release
08 Feb 2016
Consumer Protection has prosecuted three men, who cannot be named for legal reasons, who systematically changed odometer readings on numerous vehicles they sold to unsuspecting members of the public. On 29 January 2016, they were fined a total of $30,000 by the Armadale Magistrates Court. A 21 year old man from Southern River was fined $16,000 for unlicensed dealing, wilfully arranging an...
Consumer Protection
Media release
03 Feb 2016
The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 15 cents per litre (cpl) to 122.8 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save money. FuelWatch advises that on Tuesday 2 February 2016, most Coles Express sites are increasing their ULP prices to 126.9 cpl, an increase of 18 cpl. The majority of Caltex and Puma sites are increasing their ULP...
Consumer Protection
Media release
01 Feb 2016
The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 10 cents per litre (cpl) to 120.5 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save money. FuelWatch advises that on Tuesday 26 January 2016, most Coles Express sites are increasing their ULP prices to 126.9 cpl; an increase of 17 cpl. The majority of Caltex sites are increasing their ULP price to 125...
Consumer Protection
Media release
25 Jan 2016
Consumer Protection is warning WA’s fuel retailers not to charge customers more than the amount reported to FuelWatch or displayed on their price boards and bowsers. It comes after complaints by drivers resulted in $1,000 infringement notices being issued to three separate petrol stations. Allegations investigated in the last quarter of 2015 included: A receipt showing a consumer had paid 133.9...
Consumer Protection
Media release
21 Jan 2016
The average cost of regular unleaded petrol is set to increase by 13 cents per litre (cpl) to 125.0 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save money. FuelWatch advises that on Tuesday 19 January 2016, most BP sites are increasing their ULP prices to 129.9 cpl, an increase of 17 cpl. The majority of Caltex Woolworths sites are increasing their ULP price to 128...
Consumer Protection
Media release
18 Jan 2016
An unlicensed motor vehicle dealer has been fined $6,000 by the Midland Magistrates Court and ordered to pay costs of $9,260. After pleading not guilty, the Bassendean man was found guilty at trial to the charge of buying and selling numerous vehicles between January 2012 and May 2013 without having a licence as required by the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act. The vehicles, advertised on Gumtree and in...
Consumer Protection
Media release
18 Jan 2016
The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 15 cents per litre (cpl) to 127.6 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save money. FuelWatch advises that on Tuesday 12 January 2016, most Caltex, Caltex Woolworths, Puma, BP and Coles Express sites are increasing their ULP prices to 129.9 cpl, an increase of 20 cpl by Caltex, Caltex Woolworths...
Consumer Protection
Media release
11 Jan 2016
The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 14 cents per litre (cpl) to 126.7 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill up today to save money. FuelWatch advises that on Tuesday 5 January 2016, most Puma, BP, Caltex and Coles Express sites are increasing their ULP prices to 129.9 cpl - an increase of 20 cpl by Puma, 18 cpl by BP and Caltex and 17 cpl by...
Consumer Protection
Media release
04 Jan 2016

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