Complaint C2-01777 - penalty

  • Complaint number: C2-01777
  • LBP number: BP126575
  • Region: Auckland
  • Licence class: Carpentry
  • Decision date: 8 June 2018
  • Penalty: 318(1)b Suspend licence 318(4) Pay costs 318(5) Public notification of the Board's action
  • Disciplinary grounds: 317(1) i Conduct likely to bring the regime into disrepute
  • Summary: Respondent brought the regime into disrepute by the manner of how he invoiced for work on a cost and margin contract. Margins were deliberately manipulated, items charged for that did not relate to the building work and GST was claimed on GST-inclusive items. Licence was suspended for six months, $2,000 in costs. Publication ordered. Suspension order was reduced to three months on the basis of mitigation submissions received.

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