Tier 1 defective work
Tier 1 defective work is work that falls below the standard reasonably expected of a licensed contractor for the type of building work and either:
- adversely affects the structural performance of a building to the extent that a person could not reasonably be expected to use the building for the purpose for which it was, or is being, erected or constructed (i.e. requires substantial reconstruction or demolition), or
- is likely to cause the death of or grievous bodily harm to a person (e.g. fire protection not up to safety standard).
Bans for tier 1 defective work
- 1st offence – 3-year ban
- 2nd offence – within 10 years of the first ban, banned for life.
A banned individual is considered not fit and proper to hold a licence.