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(1)A person shall not practise or carry on business under any name, style or title containing the word “architect” unless he is a person registered [F1in Part 1 of the Register].
(2)Subsection (1) does not prevent any use of the designation “landscape architect” or “golf-course architect”. ”, “
(3)Subsection (1) does not prevent a body corporate, firm or partnership from carrying on business under a name, style or title containing the word “architect” if—
(a)the business of the body corporate, firm or partnership so far as it relates to architecture is under the control and management of a [F2person registered in Part 1 of the Register] who does not act at the same time in a similar capacity for any other body corporate, firm or partnership; and
(b)in all premises where its business relating to architecture is carried on it is carried on by or under the supervision of a [F2person registered in Part 1 of the Register].
(4)The Board may by rules provide that subsection (3) shall not apply in relation to a body corporate, firm or partnership unless it has provided to the Board such information necessary for determining whether that subsection applies as may be prescribed.
[F3(5)Subsection (1) does not prevent a person registered in Part 2 of the Register using—
(a)the title recorded for the person in that Part; or
(b)any other title that could have been recorded for the person in that Part.]
(6)For the purposes of this section a person is not treated as not practising by reason only of his being in the employment of another person.
(7)In this section “business” includes any undertaking which is carried on for gain or reward or in the course of which services are provided otherwise than free of charge.
(8)Nothing in this section affects the validity of any building contract in customary form.
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