Compliance Mechanisms and Penalties
The Board may take disciplinary action against architects where complaints are made or breaches of the Act occur. Disciplinary charges are heard by the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT).
Penalties include reprimands, fines, deregistration and/or disqualification from registration.
Legal proceedings for offences against the Act are conducted in a Magistrates Court and some sections provide for penalties up to $110,000.
Review or Appeal Mechanisms:
An appeal may be made to the District Court against a decision made by the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT).