Shah [2021] BPB CB25710 – Substantive Decision

  • Complaint number: CB25710
  • LBP number: BP132197
  • Region: Auckland
  • Licence class: Carpentry, Site 2
  • Decision date: 14 January 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 317(1) i Conduct likely to bring the regime into disrepute - not upheld
  • Summary: [1] The Respondent carried out or supervised building work in a negligent manner and in a manner that was contrary to a building consent. The Board orders the suspension of the Respondent’s Carpentry and Site 2 licences for a period of 6 months, and he is ordered to pay costs of $2,500.

    [2] The allegation that the Respondent conducted himself in a manner that brings, or is likely to bring, the regime under this Act for licensed building practitioners into disrepute did not meet the threshold for the matter to be dealt with as a disciplinary offence.

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