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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2004 Week 4 Hansard (1 April) . . Page.. 1612..


Schedules of amendments

Schedule 1

Architects Bill 2003

Amendments moved by Mrs Dunne

1

Clause 7 (1), definition of architectural service

Page 4, line 18-

omit the definition, substitute

architectural service means a service provided in connection with the design, planning or construction of buildings that is ordinarily provided by architects.

2

Clause 41

Page 23, line 3-

omit clause 41, substitute

41 Definitions for pt 5

In this part:

architect , in relation to an act or omission, means a registered person or a person who was registered at the time of the act or omission.

professional misconduct , by an architect, means-

(a) unsatisfactory professional conduct of a sufficiently serious nature to justify the suspension or cancellation of the architect's registration; or

(b) any other conduct by the architect prescribed under the regulations.

unsatisfactory professional conduct , by an architect, means any of the following:

(a) a contravention by the architect of the conditions of the architect's registration;

(b) a failure by the architect to comply with a requirement of any code of professional conduct adopted under this Act;

(c) a failure without reasonable excuse by the architect to comply with a direction, order or requirement of the architects board, a tribunal or court;

(d) if the architect is a nominee-a failure without reasonable excuse by the architect to properly supervise the provision of architectural services for which the architect is responsible;

(e) a contravention of this Act by the architect;

(f) conduct of the architect that demonstrates incompetence, or a lack of adequate knowledge, skill, judgment or care in the practice of architecture;

(g) improper or unethical conduct by the architect in the course of the practice of architecture;

(h) the architect has been convicted, or found guilty, in the ACT or elsewhere, of an offence involving fraud or dishonesty that is punishable by imprisonment for 1 year or more;


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