The purpose of the Code of Practice is to:
All professional engineers registered under the Professional Engineers Act 2002 are bound by this Code. Pursuant with s112 of the PE Act, the Code of Practice and any breach of the Code may be used as evidence in any disciplinary proceedings brought by BPEQ against a RPEQ.
The principles of the Code of Practice are framed by three areas – professional conduct, personal conduct and professional expertise.
Generally, the principles of the Code of Practice require that RPEQs maintain good professional relationships with peers and clients, work within the limits of their expertise, conduct themselves in a professional, safe and courteous way, act with honesty and integrity and understand and comply with standards of practice and legal requirements.
The Code of Practice is reviewed regularly and amended in consultation with the wider engineering industry and professional