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:
- 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 from the Regulation Department by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
To find further details of disciplinary hearings held since the introduction of the NFoPP Disciplinary Procedure Regulations you can refer to the reports below:
May 2011 (Appeal Hearings)
October 2011 (Appeal Hearings)
October 2012 (Appeal Hearings)
May 2013 (Appeal Hearings)