Director may discipline or refer to disciplinary tribunal
For the saving and transitional provisions relating to the amendments made by the Resolution of the Legislative Council (L.N. 130 of 2007), see paragraph (12) of that Resolution.
(1) Where the Director considers that there is evidence that a registered electrical worker or a registered electrical contractor has failed to comply with this Ordinance-
(a) he may refer the matter to the Secretary for the Environment for hearing by a disciplinary tribunal; or (Amended L.N. 106 of 2002; L.N. 130 of 2007)
(b) in accordance with section 37, he may do either or both of the following-
(i) reprimand the worker or contractor;
(ii) fine a worker up to $1000 and a contractor up to $10000.
(2) In accordance with section 37, the Director may cancel a registration if he considers that-
(a) the registrant obtained registration by fraud or on the basis of misleading or inaccurate information;
(b) the registration was made in error; or
(c) the registrant is no longer qualified under this Ordinance to be registered.
(3) Where a registrant without reasonable excuse fails to pay a fine imposed on him under subsection (1) or section 41 on or before the time stipulated for payment, the Director may, in accordance with section 37, suspend his registration until the fine is paid.
(4) A fine imposed under this section is recoverable as a civil debt.