Professional Architects Council Act (Act 7 of 2011 – 1 March 2012)

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PROFESSIONAL ARCHITECTS’ COUNCIL ACT

Act 7 of 2011 – 1 March 2012

P7/12 (cio 1/3/12); amended 38/11 (P13/12 – 02/04/12); 9/12 (P 10/13 – cio 15/3/13); 27/13 (cio 21/12/13); 12/21 – P 9/21 (cio 1/10/21);

  1. Short title
  2. Interpretation

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART I – PRELIMINARY

PART II – THE COUNCIL

  1. Establishment of Council
  2. Objects and functions of Council
  3. Powers of CouncilPART III – MANAGEMENT OF COUNCIL
  4. Composition of Council
  5. V acancy in membership of Council
  6. Meetings of Council
  7. Registration Board
  8. Committees
  9. Disclosure of interest
  10. Registrar
  11. Delegation
  12. Appointment of officers
  13. Conditions of service of officers
  14. Protection from liability
  15. Powers of MinisterPART IV – PROFESSIONAL ARCHITECT, TRAINEE ARCHITECT AND STUDENT ARCHITECT
  16. Practice of architecture
  17. Registration of professional architect
  18. Register
  19. Annual fee
  20. Annual list
  21. Enrolment of trainee or student architect

PART V –

PART VI – DISCIPLINE

  1. Preliminary investigation
  2. Disciplinary proceedings
  3. Professional Conduct Committee
  4. Proceedings of Professional Conduct Committee
  5. Disciplinary measures
  1. Other disciplinary measures
  2. Summary proceedings
  3. Name and other particulars to be removed from register
  4. Restoration of name and other particulars to registerPART VII – FINANCIAL PROVISIONS AND ACCOUNTS
  5. General Fund
  6. Execution of documents
  7. Donation
  8. AuditPART VIII – MISCELLANEOUS
  9. Seal of Council
  10. Legal proceedings
  11. Confidentiality
  12. Appeal against decision of Council
  13. Offences
  14. Regulations
  15. Repeal
  16. Consequential amendment
  17. Transitional provisions
  18. Commencement

Schedule

PROFESSIONAL ARCHITECTS’ COUNCIL ACT PART I – PRELIMINARY

1. Short title

This Act may be cited as the Professional Architects’ Council Act.

2. Interpretation

In this Act—

“architectural partnership” means a partnership between 2 or more professional architects;

“building” means a building, an erection or any other structure erected or made on, in or under any land;

“Chairperson” means the Chairperson of the Council;

“Code of Practice” means such Code of Practice as may be prescribed;

“committee” means a committee set up under section 10;

“competent authority” means the authority authorising a person to practise architecture;

“construction” includes extension, conservation, restoration, repairs or any other alteration;

“Continuous Professional Development programmes” means programmes, courses, lectures, seminars or conferences in relation to new construction techniques, materials and methods of management, or changes in construction law, building regulations and building standards, or any other matter related to the profession;

“Council” means the Professional Architects’ Council established under section 3;

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