Complaint C2-01478 – substantive

  • Complaint number: C2-01478
  • LBP number: BP118856
  • Region: Bay of Plenty
  • Licence class: Design 2
  • Decision date: 28 April 2017
  • Penalty: 318(1)b Suspend licence 318(1)f Pay fine 318(4) Pay costs
  • Disciplinary grounds: 317(1) b Negligent or incompetent work 317(1) i Conduct likely to bring the regime into disrepute
  • Summary: The Board held that the Respondent failed in his duty of care to provide the council with information he was paid to provide in a timely manner. The Board considered the Respondent was negligent as such that the information required was minor but the delays had serious impacts on other parties. The Board held that this conduct also brought the LBP Scheme into disrepute. The Respondent’s licence is suspended for a period of six months. The Respondent is also ordered to pay costs of $2,000 and the Board will publicly notify of their decision after a submissions period.

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