Simpkin [2022] BPB CB25735 – Not Upheld Decision

  • Complaint number: CB25735
  • LBP number: BP102247
  • Region: Omitted
  • Licence class: Design 2
  • Decision date: 13 May 2022
  • Penalty: No action taken
  • Disciplinary grounds: 317(1) b Negligent or incompetent work - not upheld
  • Summary: The Respondent was negligent for not ensuring that legal access rights were checked and verified when designing a dwelling for a building consent but will not be disciplined on the basis that the matter did not, as a result of surrounding circumstances including reliance on other technical experts, reach the required seriousness threshold for the Board to take disciplinary action.

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