Hewitt [2022] BPB CB25863 – Penalty/Final Decision

  • Complaint number: CB25863
  • LBP number: BP118645
  • Region: Wellington
  • Licence class: Carpentry, Site 1
  • Decision date: 2 August 2022
  • Penalty: 318(1)b Suspend licence 318(4) Pay costs
  • Disciplinary grounds: 317(1) b Negligent or incompetent work 317(1) d Work not compliant with building consent
  • Summary: The Respondent carried out or supervised building work in a negligent manner and in a manner that was contrary to the building consent issued. His licence is suspended for three months, and he is ordered to pay costs of $1,000. The penalty and costs have been reduced on the basis that the matter has been dealt with on the papers as a draft decision. A record of the disciplinary findings will be on the public register of Licensed Building Practitioners for a period of three years.

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