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Architects Act 1997

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Entitlement to be registered in respect of provision of occasional services: first yearE+W+S+N.I.

[F13.(1) A visiting practitioner who proposes to provide occasional services for the first time is entitled to be registered in Part 2 of the Register if the practitioner sends or produces to the Registrar—

(a)the required declaration, and

(b)the other required documents,

but paragraph 5 contains provision about the duration of entitlement under this sub-paragraph.

(2)The Registrar shall give effect to entitlement under sub-paragraph (1), except that the Registrar may refuse to do so if, even though there is at least one other State in which the visiting practitioner—

(a)is lawfully established as an architect, and

(b)is not prohibited (even temporarily) from practising as an architect,

there is also at least one other State where a disqualifying decision is in force in respect of the practitioner; and in this sub-paragraph “other State” means a relevant European State other than the United Kingdom.

(3)For the purposes of sub-paragraph (1) “the required declaration” is a written declaration that—

(a)states the practitioner’s wish to provide occasional services, and

(b)contains details of the insurance cover, or other means of personal or collective protection, that the practitioner has with regard to professional liability.

(4)For the purposes of sub-paragraph (1) “the other required documents” are—

(a)if the practitioner is a national of a relevant European State, proof of nationality;

(b)if the practitioner is not a national of a relevant European State, proof of the Community right by virtue of which the practitioner is a Directive-rights national;

(c)evidence certifying successful completion of any professional training undertaken by the practitioner that is relevant to practise as an architect;

(d)evidence of any actual and lawful pursuit of the profession of architect undertaken by the practitioner in any relevant European State;

(e)a certificate (or certificates) issued by a competent authority in the practitioner’s home State confirming—

(i)that the practitioner is lawfully established as an architect in that State, and

(ii)that the practitioner is not prohibited (whether on a permanent or temporary basis) from practising as an architect there.

(5)A declaration under sub-paragraph (3) may be supplied by any means.]

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