Mr. Fallu was found guilty of failing to fulfill his professional obligations by tolerating a contract sharing scheme designed to circumvent the competitive bidding process of the City of Longueuil. In doing so, Mr. Fallu violated section 3.02.08 of the Code of Ethics of Engineers.
Mr. Fallu’s alleged offences were committed between 2002 and 2009, while he worked in the engineering service department of the City of Longueuil.
The full version of the Disciplinary Council’s decision
is available on the OIQ’s Web site. In its decision, the Disciplinary Council also ordered Mr. Fallu to pay all costs in connection with the processing of the complaint.
As a reminder, the sanctions imposed by the Disciplinary Council are meant to protect the public by dissuading professionals from repeating offences and by setting an example for other members of the profession.About the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec
Founded in 1920, the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec has a membership of some 63,000 engineering professionals in all fields, except forest engineering. The OIQ’s aim is to be a unifying organization and a reference for professionalism and excellence in engineering. Its mission is to protect the public by acting to ensure that engineers serve society with professionalism, compliance and integrity in the public interest. For more information, go to www.foiq.qc.ca