Case Notes

BPEQ is committed to assisting RPEQs maintain the highest standard of professional conduct and competence. To provide practical examples and guidance to RPEQs, BPEQ regularly releases legal case notes.

Disciplinary Proceedings

Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland v O

This was a disciplinary proceeding brought by the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (BPEQ) against a registered professional engineer (RPEQ) (deidentified as ‘O’) in the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT).

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Board of Professional Engineers v A

This was a disciplinary proceeding brought by the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (“Board”) against a registered professional engineer(de-identified as “A”) in the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (“Tribunal”). Disciplinary Ground The Board alleged that Ahad behaved in a way that constituted unsatisfactory professional…

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Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland v B

This was a disciplinary proceeding brought by the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (“Board”) against a registered professional engineer(deidentified as “B”) in the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (“Tribunal”). Disciplinary Ground The Board alleged that Bhad behaved in a way that constituted unsatisfactory professional…

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Board of Professional Engineers v C

This was a disciplinary proceeding brought by the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (“Board”) against a registered professional engineer(identified as “C”)in the Commercial and Consumer Tribunal (“Tribunal”). Disciplinary Ground The Board alleged that Chad behaved in a way that constituted unsatisfactory professional conduct in…

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Board of Professional Engineers v F

This was a disciplinary proceeding brought by the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (“Board”) against a registered professional engineer (deidentified as “F”) in the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (“Tribunal”). Disciplinary Ground The Board alleged that F had behaved in a way that constituted…

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Board of Professional Engineers v H

This was a disciplinary proceeding brought by the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (“Board”) against a registered professional engineer (deidentified as “H”) in the Commercial and Consumer Tribunal (“Tribunal”). Disciplinary Ground The Board alleged that H had behaved in a way that constituted unsatisfactory…

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Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland v L

This case was a disciplinary action by the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (“Board”) against a registered professional engineer (deidentified as “L”) in the Queensland Commercial and Consumer Tribunal(“Tribunal”). Disciplinary Ground The Board alleged, and L conceded,that L engaged in unsatisfactory professional conduct while…

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Board of Professional Engineers v M

This was a disciplinary proceeding brought by the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (“Board”) against a registered professional engineer(deidentified to “M”) in the Commercial and Consumer Tribunal (“Tribunal”). Disciplinary Ground The Board alleged that M had behaved in a way that constituted unsatisfactory professional…

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Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland v P

This was a disciplinary action brought by the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (“Board”) against a registered professional engineer (deidentified as “P”). The proceeding was defended initially,but a compromise was reached and the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (“Tribunal”)was called on to consider penalty…

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Board of Professional Engineers v R

This was a disciplinary proceeding brought by the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (“Board”) against a registered professional engineer (deidentified as “R”) in the Commercial and Consumer Tribunal (“Tribunal”). Disciplinary Ground The Board alleged that R had behaved in a way that constituted unsatisfactory…

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Board of Professional Engineers v T

This was a disciplinary proceeding brought by the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (“Board”) against a registered professional engineer (deidentified as “T”)in the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (“Tribunal”). Disciplinary Ground The Board alleged that T had behaved in a way that constituted unsatisfactory…

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Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland v U

This was a disciplinary action brought by the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (“Board”) against a registered professional engineer (deidentified as “U”) which settled at compulsory conference before the Tribunal. Disciplinary Ground The complaint against the respondent, U, alleged that he engaged in unsatisfactory…

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Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland v W

This was a disciplinary proceeding brought by the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (“Board”) against a registered professional engineer (deidentified as “W”) in the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (“Tribunal”). Disciplinary Ground The Board alleged that W had behaved in a way that constituted…

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Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland v X

This was a prosecution by the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (“Board”) against X in the Magistrates Court of Queensland (“Court”). Charges The Board alleged that X, in breach of section 114 of the Professional Engineers Act 2002 (“the Act”) used the title “RPEQ”when…

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Board of Professional Engineers v Z

This was a disciplinary proceeding brought by the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (“Board”) against a registered professional engineer(deidentified as “Z”) in the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (“Tribunal”). Disciplinary Ground The Board alleged that Z had behaved in a way that constituted unsatisfactory…

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Board of Professional Engineers v E2

The engineer (E) had more than 15 years’ experience as a civil engineer; E had previously been registered with the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (Board) as a Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ) but had allowed their registration to lapse.

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Prosecutions

Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland v E

This case was a prosecution by the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (“Board”) against E (deidentified) in the Magistrates Court of Queensland (“Court”). Charges The charges against E were 21 instances of using the title “RPEQ” when not a registered professional engineer. E pleaded…

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Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland v H

This case was a prosecution brought by the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (“Board”) against H (deidentified) in the Magistrates Court of Queensland (“Court”). Charges The charge against H alleged that H carried out professional engineering services when not a registered professional engineer, in…

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Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland v N

This case was a prosecution brought by the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (“Board”) against N (deidentified) in the Magistrates Court of Queensland (“Court”). Charges The charges against N alleged that N presented himself as a registered professional engineer despite not being registered as…

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Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland v N1

This was a prosecution by the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (“Board”)against N (deidentified) in the Magistrates Court of Queensland (“Court”). This was the Board’s second prosecution of N. Charges Two separate complaints were made against N which contained a total of 14 charges…

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Board of Professional Engineer of Queensland v Q

This was a prosecution by the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (“Board”) against Q (deidentified) in the Magistrates Court of Queensland (“Court”). Charges The Board alleged that Q, in breach of section 115 of the Professional Engineers Act 2002 (“the Act”), carried out professional…

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Board of Professional Engineers v S

This was a prosecution by the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (“Board”) against S (deidentified) in the Magistrates Court of Queensland (“Court”).

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Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland v V

This case was a prosecution by the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (“Board”) against V (deidentified) in the Magistrates Court of Queensland (“Court”). Charges The charge against V was that V used the title “RPEQ” despite not being registered as a registered professional engineer…

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Board of Professional Engineers v X

This was a prosecution by the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (“Board”) against X (deidentified) in the Magistrates Court of Queensland (“Court”).

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