Buildings Energy Efficiency (Registered Energy Assessors) Regulation
L.N. 19 of 2011
Commencement of disciplinary proceedings
(1) The Director may institute disciplinary proceedings against a registered energy assessor if the Director considers there is evidence that the assessor¡X
(a) has failed to comply with the Ordinance; or
(b) has been convicted in Hong Kong or elsewhere of any offence, or has been negligent or misconducted himself or herself in a professional respect, and the conviction, negligence or misconduct¡X
(i) renders the assessor unfit to be a registered energy assessor;
(ii) makes the inclusion in the Register of Registered Energy Assessors of the assessor prejudicial to the due administration of the Ordinance; or
(iii) renders the assessor deserving of censure.
(2) If the Director decides to institute disciplinary proceedings against a registered energy assessor, the Director may, after considering the nature and the seriousness of the matter concerned¡X
(a) subject to subsection (3), determine the case under section 14; or
(b) refer the case to the Secretary by notice in writing.
(3) The Director must refer a case to the Secretary under subsection (2)(b) if¡X (L.N. 40 of 2011)
(a) the case falls within subsection (1)(b)(i) or (ii); or
(b) at any time before the Director determines the case under section 14(3), the registered energy assessor has requested the case to be heard by a disciplinary board.