Complaint C2-01612 - substantive penalty

  • Complaint number: C2-01612
  • LBP number: BP109018
  • Region: Wellington
  • Licence class: Carpentry
  • Decision date: 14 September 2017
  • Penalty: 318(1)d Censure 318(4) Pay costs
  • Disciplinary grounds: 317(1) da Failed to supply certificate / record of work 317(1) b Negligent or incompetent work - not upheld 317(1) d Work not compliant with building consent - not upheld
  • Summary: The Respondent was engaged by the Complainant to carry out remedial work. The Board considered the he had not been negligent as further work was required beyond the scope he was initially engaged to perform. The Board found that he had complied with the building consent as the work was incomplete. The Respondent’s engagement ended and he failed to provide a record of work, stating that he was denied access to complete the work and that it would be subsequently re-done. The Board considered that he had failed in his obligation as his involvement had clearly come to an end. The Respondent is censured and is ordered to pay costs of $500.

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