A dating agency cannot:

  • collect payment, a deposit or registration fees before you begin receiving the services;
  • collect payment for services in one instalment. The total amount of the invoice must be paid in at least 2 approximately equal instalments. The instalments must be claimed at regular intervals, e.g. at the beginning and middle of the period covered by the contract.

Exceptions: payment in one instalment

The dating agency can demand payment in one instalment in either of 2 situations:

  • the total value of the services is $100 or less (including taxes);
  • the services are provided over 3 consecutive days or fewer, regardless of their value.

Last update : November 24, 2017

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