Member’s name: Mr Youssef (Joe) Madrajat
Date of Hearing: 8 December 2011
Division: New South Wales
Tribunal: Disciplinary Tribunal
On 8 December 2011 the Disciplinary Committee found Mr Joe Madrajat breached Article 39(a)(ii)G of the Constitution in that he "pleaded guilty to, or been found guilty of... any offence ... before any Court in any jurisdiction (which, in the case ofa finding or conviction has not been overturned on appeal) which in the reasonable opinion of the Board is likely to materially adversely reflect upon or affect the standing or reputation of the Company", in respect of being found guilty in the Downing Centre Local Court on 16 August 2011 of two counts of breaching section 178(1)BB of the Crimes Act 1900 (NSW).
The Court found that Mr Madrajat had created two false invoices approximating $5000 for payment from Railcorp to a company controlled by him.
Mr Madrajat was convicted of the offences and ordered to undertake 500 hours of Community Service.
At the Disciplinary Committee Hearing Mr Madrajat admitted the Complaints brought against him by CPA Australia.
Penalties and costs
The Disciplinary Committee imposed the following penalties and costs:
- Suspension of Membership until such time as Mr Madrajat has satisfied the terms of the Community Services Order.
- That within 30 days Mr Madrajat return all Certificates to CPA Australia, a failure to do so to result in forfeiture of membership.
- That Mr Madrajat pay all outstanding membership subscriptions within 30 days, a failure to do so to result in forfeiture of membership.
- That Mr Madrajat pay costs of $748, a failure to pay those costs within 30 days of receipt of invoice to result in forfeiture of membership.
- Should Mr Madrajat breach any of the conditions of the Community Service Order, the matter will be referred to a Disciplinary Committee for Hearing.