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BUILDING ACT 1975 - SECT 186

Criteria for deciding suitability of applicants and licensees

186 Criteria for deciding suitability of applicants and licensees

(1) This section applies if, under this part, QBCC is considering whether an applicant for, or for the renewal of, a licence or a licence holder is a suitable person to hold a licence.
(2) QBCC must consider each of the following—
(a) whether the applicant or holder has been convicted of a relevant offence;
(b) whether the applicant or holder has previously been refused a licence, or has had a licence suspended or cancelled, under this Act or another relevant Act;
(c) whether the applicant or holder has, under another relevant Act, been disqualified from holding a licence under that Act;
(d) dealings in which the applicant or holder has been involved and the standard of honesty and integrity demonstrated in the dealings;
(e) any failure by the applicant or holder to carry out statutory obligations relating to building or private certifying functions, and the reasons for the failure;
(f) whether the applicant or holder holds a current accreditation issued by an accreditation standards body;
(g) all other relevant circumstances.
(3) A person is not a suitable person to hold a licence if the person is a disqualified individual.



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