French [2015] EWRB CAS1538 - Final Decision

  • Complaint number: CAS1538
  • EWRB number: EW080170
  • Region: Auckland
  • Registration class: Electrician
  • Decision date: 28 October 2015
  • Penalty: 147M(1)(f) - Fine 147N - Cost
  • Disciplinary grounds: Section 143(a)(ii) - Contrary to enactment Section 143(f) - Failed to provide / false return Section 143(g) - Employed, directed, permitted unauthorised person - not upheld
  • Summary: Discussion on interpretation of High Risk PEW in relation to maintenance and replacement. Board found that PEW was an upgrade and was not, therefore, maintenance or replacement and was not low risk PEW. Failure to have High Risk PEW inspected before connection and failure to provide a certificate of compliance within 20 working days of completing the prescribed electrical work. Fined of $1,200, costs of $250.

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