I am an engineer or aspiring engineer charged with a criminal offence. What are the consequences and do I have to disclose this?
Who does this apply to? In Queensland, engineers who practise in virtually every area of engineering are subject to the Professional Engineers Act 2002 (Qld). Engineers practising outside Queensland are not subject to this legislation; however similar legislation may exist in other states and territories. We are also able to assist interstate engineers; however this article is solely for those practising in Queensland. Am I eligible to register as a professional engineer? Do I need to disclose my charges or convictions? The Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland must be satisfied you are fit to practise as a registered professional engineer prior to...Continue reading