Prosecution - EWRB v Belmont

On 29 January 2020, Mr Belmont pleaded guilty to one charge of performing unauthorised prescribed electrical work under the Electricity Act 1992. Mr. Belmont operated a business that specialised in installing security alarms and CCTV equipment. On 9 October 2017, he installed an alarm system at a residential property. This work included wiring for the alarm, which was connected to the mains board.

He was not licensed or registered to carry out prescribed electrical work. The installation was found to have a number of defects including exposed wiring leading to the unit. Mr Belmont was fined $3,750.