Complaint C2-01111 – penalty

  • Complaint number: C2-01111
  • Region: Omitted
  • Licence class: Carpentry, Site 2
  • Decision date: 2 July 2015
  • Penalty: 318(1)d Censure 318(4) Pay costs 318(5) Public notification of the Board's action
  • Disciplinary grounds: 317(1) b Negligent or incompetent work 317(1) d Work not compliant with building consent 317(1) i Conduct likely to bring the regime into disrepute
  • Summary: The Respondent provided submissions on the penalty decision of the Board that set out mitigating factors resulting from his conviction in the Environment Court. The Board note that they are unable to issue a fine under s318 of the Building Act if that person has already been convicted and fined in a Court. The Respondent is therefore censured and ordered to pay costs of $2,000. The Board will also further publicise their decision.

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