Notice of Decision of the Disciplinary Tribunal of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of New Zealand At a hearing held on the 20th day of August 1999, the Disciplinary Tribunal of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of New Zealand heard a charge against Peter Murray Burtenshaw of Christchurch. Peter Murray Burtenshaw did not appear before the disciplinary tribunal and was deemed to have pleaded not guilty to the charge. After hearing submissions on behalf of the professional conduct committee, the disciplinary tribunal found the member guilty of having been adjudicated bankrupt in December 1998. Acting under rule 21.31 of the Rules of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of New Zealand the disciplinary tribunal ordered that Peter Murray Burtenshaw be removed from the register of members of the institute until final discharge from bankruptcy or a period of 5 years, whichever is the shorter period. Peter Murray Burtenshaw was also ordered to pay to the institute the sum of $2,048.63 in respect of the costs and expenses relating to the hearing before the disciplinary tribunal and the investigation by the professional conduct committee. The disciplinary tribunal also ordered that its decision be published in the Chartered Accountants Journal of New Zealand, the New Zealand Gazette, and a daily newspaper circulating in the Canterbury area, with mention of the member's name and locality.