Codewords issue 111

Codewords issue 111 includes information about the new code of ethics and recent updates to the Building Code.

Skills maintenance

Complaint decisions

Decision of the Building Practitioners Board – Lance Russell

The Respondent has carried out building work in a negligent manner and in a manner that was contrary to a building consent. The Respondent has also failed to provide a record of work on completion of restricted building work, has carried out building work (drainage work) that was outside of his competence and has brought the licensing regime into disrepute by providing a falsified document.

The Respondent’s licence is cancelled for 12 months. He is ordered to pay costs of $3,500. A record of the disciplinary findings will be recorded on the Public Register for 3 years. The Board’s findings will also be published in the Wrap-Up publication.

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