Member’s name: Mr Wee Ming Koh
Date of hearing: 8 August 2023
Tribunal: One Person Tribunal
On 8 August 2023, the One Person Tribunal found Mr Wee Ming Koh breached:
“Each member undertaking continuing professional development must:
(a) Maintain a record of the precise nature of their Continuing Professional Development, including date, time expended and topics covered;
Retain such record for at least 12 months after the end of the relevant triennium; and
Produce such record to an officer of CPA Australia for inspection upon request.
- as soon as reasonably expedient after the allocation of a Complaint to him or her, the PCO must:
(ii) require the Member to provide a satisfactory explanation with respect to the matters referred to in the Complaint. If a Member fails to provide a satisfactory explanation in writing with respect to the matters referred to in the Complaint within 10 Business Days (or such further period as agreed with the PCO) of receipt of a request by the PCO, the GMPC may proceed to make an assessment under By-Law 5.3 on the material before him or her without further communication with the Member and the Member will be in breach of By-Law 5.2(a), which breach must be dealt with concurrently with the Complaint.
Penalty and costs:
The One Person Tribunal found the Complaints sustained and imposed the following penalties:Complaint 1:
A condition of readmission to membership is that Mr Koh must provide evidence he has undertaken a minimum of 40 hours of CPD activities in the year immediately preceding the date of his application for readmission.
The Member was ordered to pay a contribution to CPA Australia’s costs of $2,458.