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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I The Architects Registration Board

    1. 1. The Board.

  3. Part II Registration etc.

    1. The Registrar and the Register

      1. 2. The Registrar.

      2. 3. The Register.

    2. Registration

      1. 4. Registration: general.

      2. 5. Registration: EEA qualifications.

      3. 6. Registration: further procedural requirements.

      4. 7. Penalty for obtaining registration by false representation.

    3. Removal from Register etc.

      1. 8. Retention of name in Register.

      2. 9. Competence to practise.

      3. 10. Disqualification in an EEA State.

      4. 11. Failure to notify change of address.

    4. List of visiting EEA architects

      1. 12. Visiting EEA architects.

  4. Part III Discipline

    1. Professional standards

      1. 13. Code of practice.

      2. 14. Professional misconduct and incompetence.

    2. Disciplinary orders

      1. 15. Disciplinary orders.

      2. 16. Penalty orders.

      3. 17. Suspension orders.

      4. 18. Erasure orders.

    3. Visiting EEA architects

      1. 19. Application of discipline provisions to visiting EEA architects.

  5. Part IV Use of title “architect”

    1. 20. Use of title “architect”.

    2. 21. Offence.

  6. Part V General and supplementary

    1. General

      1. 22. Appeals.

      2. 22A.(1) A person may appeal to the High Court or...

      3. 23. Rules.

      4. 24. Service of documents.

    2. Supplementary

      1. 25. Interpretation.

      2. 26. Consequential amendments.

      3. 27. Transitionals, repeals etc.

      4. 28. Short title, commencement and extent.

  7. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      The Board and its committees

      1. Part I The Board

        1. Membership

          1. 1.The Board shall consist of— (a) seven elected members; and...

        2. Elected members

          1. 2.(1) The elected members shall be elected in accordance with...

        3. Appointed members

          1. 3.(1) The appointed members shall be appointed by the Privy...

        4. Term of office

          1. 4.(1) Subject to sub-paragraphs (2) and (3), the term of...

          2. 5.A person who has held office as a member of...

        5. Casual vacancies

          1. 6.(1) Where a vacancy occurs among the members of the...

        6. Chairman

          1. 7.(1) The members of the Board shall elect a chairman...

          2. 8.In the event of a tie in any vote of...

        7. Procedure

          1. 9.The quorum of the Board shall be nine, of whom...

          2. 10.The Board may make rules governing its meetings and procedure....

        8. Staff

          1. 11.(1) The Board may appoint staff. (2) The Board shall...

        9. Seal

          1. 12.The Board shall have a common seal which shall be...

      2. Part II The Professional Conduct Committee

        1. 13.The Professional Conduct Committee shall consist of—

        2. 14.(1) The members of the Professional Conduct Committee shall elect...

        3. 15.(1) Subject to sub-paragraphs (1A) and (2), the quorum of...

        4. 16.In the event of a tie in any vote of...

        5. 17.The Board may make rules governing the selection and term...

      3. Part III Other committees

        1. 18.(1) The Board may establish such committees as it considers...

        2. 19.(1) Any committee established by the Board may include persons...

        3. 20.No vote of any committee established by the Board for...

        4. 21.The Board may make rules governing the term of office...

      4. Part IV General

        1. 22.(1) The Board, the Professional Conduct Committee and any committee...

        2. 23.The Board may by rules provide for the payment to...

        3. 24.(1) The Secretary of State may, after consultation with the...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Transitional provisions and savings

      1. General transitionals and savings

        1. 1.The substitution of this Act for the provisions repealed or...

        2. 2.Anything done, or having effect as if done, (including the...

        3. 3.Any reference (express or implied) in this Act or any...

        4. 4.(1) Any reference (express or implied) in any enactment, or...

        5. 5.Paragraphs 1 to 4 have effect in place of section...

      2. First appointments to the Board

        1. 6.The term of office of the members of the Board...

      3. Registration

        1. 7.If— (a) a person duly applied for registration under the...

        2. 8.Examinations in architecture which immediately before the day on which...

        3. 9.The reference in subsection (3) of section 8 to a...

        4. 10.The reference to the Board in section 10(1)(b) shall be...

      4. Discipline

        1. 11.If— (a) before Part III of the 1996 Act came...

        2. 12.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), sections 14 to 18 have...

        3. 13.(1) If a person’s name was removed from the Register...

        4. 14.If— (a) a person’s name was removed from the Register,...

        5. 15.Section 12(7)(c) shall have effect as if it included a...

      5. Offence of practising while not registered

        1. 16.The repeal by this Act of Schedule 2 to the...

      6. The Education Fund

        1. 17.(1) This paragraph applies if when this Act comes into...

        2. 18.A person to whom the assets of the Fund are...

        3. 19.(1) In this Schedule— (a) “the 1931 Act” means the...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Repeals and revocations

      1. TABLE OF DERIVATIONS

        1. 1.Notes:

        2. 2.The following abbreviations are used in the Table— 1931 =...

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