Complaint C2-01150 - substantive

  • Complaint number: C2-01150
  • Region: Omitted
  • Licence class: Roofing
  • Decision date: 5 October 2015
  • Disciplinary grounds: 317(1) b Negligent or incompetent work 317(1) d Work not compliant with building consent - not upheld 317(1) i Conduct likely to bring the regime into disrepute - not upheld
  • Summary: 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 – Is a consent required? – The work undertaken was the replacement of a component with a comparable component – End of life replacement for a 30 year old roof that had not failed the durability requirements of the Building code – Roof did not require a consent – Respondent accepted he was negligent in his duties as a supervisor – Some matters did not comply with the building code and showed poor workmanship – Bringing the regime into disrepute is discussed in LBP Board decision C2 0111 – The threshold for disrepute is high – The Respondent has not cooperated with the registrar – This does not meet the threshold of disrepute but the Board may take it into account when considering costs - 317(1)(b) upheld - 317(1)(d) not upheld - 317(1)(i) not upheld.

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