Report of the Disciplinary Board

Published: 11/10/2018

In accordance with Procedural Rule 8.4 (01/15/V2PRODB) the following decision of the Disciplinary Board is published with the member’s name.

A Disciplinary Board was convened on 12 June 2018, comprising of: Mr Murray Armes, Mr Malcolm Hale FIStructE, Mr John Brewer FIStructE with Mr Philip Newman Barrister of Law and Mr. Ralph Shipway, solicitor as legal adviser, in respect of matters referred to it by the Professional Conduct Committee (“the PCC”). 

The complaint was in respect of alleged breaches of articles 1, 2 and 3 of the Code of Conduct - in particular the member’s failure to comply with a decision of the PCC in which the PCC imposed the sanction of Reprimand and Apology and the member’s failure to comply with a suspension of his membership in accordance with regulation 4.2.2.7(2). 

Taking all matters into account the Board made a formal finding of a failure to comply with articles 1, 2 and 3 of the Code of Conduct. Accordingly, the member had failed to comply with the laws of the Institution and pursuant to bye-law 9 is guilty of misconduct.

Having considered all of the evidence, and in accordance with the regulations of the Institution, the Disciplinary Board unanimously decided to expel the member from the Institution.

In accordance with Rule 9 of the procedural rules of the Disciplinary Board, the member is entitled, within 30 days after receipt of the decision of the Disciplinary Board, to lodge an appeal against the decision with the Construction Industry Council Appeals Tribunal. No such appeal having been lodged:

Mr Don Damsiri Udaya Jagodage is forthwith expelled from the Institution of Structural Engineers.

In accordance with Rule 8.4, the Decision of the Disciplinary Board and the expelled member’s name is published in The Structural Engineer and in the Institution’s newsletter.

Dr Kristy MacDonald CSci CChem MRSC
Disciplinary Manager

 

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