BPB Complaint No. C2 01329 - Indicative Penalty Decision

  • Complaint number: C2 01329
  • LBP number: BP 127263
  • Region: Canterbury
  • Licence class: Carpentry
  • Decision date: 4 October 2016
  • Penalty: 318(1)f Pay fine 318(4) Pay Costs
  • Disciplinary grounds: 317(1) b Negligent or incompetent work 317(1) da Failed to supply certificate / record of work 317(1) d Work not compliant with building consent - not upheld

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317(1)(b) Negligent or incompetent work or supervision - 317(1)(d) Work does not comply with building consent - 317(1)(da) Failed to supply certificate / record of work - Any agreement to not make a complaint is not enforceable and has no bearing on the Board - A licensed building practitioner should always aim to avoid mistakes and should not rely on rectifying problems after the fact - Lack of coordination and oversight of the building work - Obligation is to provide a record of work whether it is asked for or not - 317(1)(b) upheld - 317(1)(da) upheld - 317(1)(d) not upheld - 318(1)(f) Pay fine $2000 - 318(4) Pay costs $1500