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SURVEYING ACT 2004 - SECT 19

Investigation of complaints

    (1)     The Board must investigate a complaint concerning the professional conduct of a licensed surveyor.

    (2)     In order to determine whether or not it is necessary to conduct a formal hearing into a complaint, the Board may conduct a preliminary investigation into the complaint.

    (3)     The Board may, in writing, delegate to—

        (a)     an officer of the Board; or

S. 19(3)(b) amended by No. 80/2009 s. 81(1)(a).

        (b)     a sub-committee of the Board consisting of not more than 3 members of the Board named in the delegation; or

S. 19(3)(c) inserted by No. 80/2009 s. 81(1)(b).

        (c)     a person whom the Board reasonably believes has the qualifications or experience to carry out a preliminary investigation—

its power to conduct a preliminary investigation into a complaint, other than its power to make determinations on a preliminary investigation.

S. 19(4) inserted by No. 80/2009 s. 81(2).

    (4)     Despite subsection (1), the Board may refuse to investigate a complaint if the Board determines the complaint is frivolous, vexatious, misconceived or lacking in substance.



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