Complaint C2-01374 – substantive

  • Complaint number: C2-01374
  • LBP number: BP106000
  • Region: Canterbury
  • Licence class: Carpentry
  • Decision date: 23 September 2016
  • Penalty: 318(1)d Censure 318(4) Pay costs
  • Disciplinary grounds: 317(1) b Negligent or incompetent work
  • Summary: The Respondent is found to have supervised the building work by instructing an unlicensed apprentice to enter the subfloor and carry out earthquake repairs. The Respondent asserted that as an engineer inspected the work he was not supervising the work, however an engineer is unable to supervise restricted building work and the evidence contradicted his statement. On the summary of evidence, the Board considered that the Respondent failed to provide adequate supervision of complex work by an apprentice. The Respondent is censured and is ordered to pay costs of $750.

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