Disciplinary Hearings and Outcomes

NFoPP Regulation arrange disciplinary hearings at which a Tribunal considers cases involving more serious breaches of our Rules of Conduct and the Code of Practice.

Minor matters can be dealt with internally and will not appear in the list of reports published below, whatever the sanction applied.

Tribunals are selected from the Tribunal Panel, and comprise:

  • Two property professionals - One Chair and one with experience of the relevant property discipline.
  • One lay member.

Sanctions available to the Tribunal and Appeals Tribunal 

In order of seriousness:

  • Caution
  • Formal warning
  • A fine not exceeding £5000
  • Reclassification of membership or expulsion from membership  

Whether the sanctions imposed by the Tribunal Panel are published depends on the level of severity of the breach. The Publications Policy outlining this can be obtained here. 

Guidance Documents

Hearing Reports

To find further details of disciplinary hearings held since the introduction of the NFoPP Disciplinary Procedure Regulations you can refer to the reports below:  

July 2010


September 2010


February 2011


March 2011


May 2011 (Appeal Hearings)


June 2011


October 2011


October 2011 (Appeal Hearings)


November 2011


February 2012


June 2012


September 2012


October 2012 (Appeal Hearings)


November 2012


March 2013


May 2013


May 2013 (Appeal Hearings)


June 2013


October 2013 


November 2013