Complaint C2-01779 - substantive

  • Complaint number: C2-01779
  • LBP number: BP103871
  • Region: Canterbury
  • Licence class: Brick and Blocklaying
  • Decision date: 6 June 2018
  • Penalty: 318(1)f Pay fine 318(4) Pay costs
  • Disciplinary grounds: 317(1) b Negligent or incompetent work
  • Summary: The Respondent acknowledged that he relied on building inspectors to perform a quality assurance role on this project. The Board noted that an LBP should always build to standards, aiming to get it right first time and should not rely on others to check their work. Due to defects in the work and the poor processes of the Respondent, the Board considered that his conduct fell below the standards of an LBP. The Respondent is ordered to pay a fine of $2,000 and costs of $1,000.

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