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    • Consultative Meetings with Principals of Firms. The Board discusses issues with Practices

    Registrers

    All building clients, local or foreign, government or private, International organisations, NGOs, promoters, developer, owners or sponsors, as the case may be, shall where a project involves any services normally provided by architects or quantity surveyors as defined by the principal Act, ensure the project, Architect Quantity Surveyors and their professional firms through which they discharge their duties are registerd by the Board prior to the commencement of the project.

    Individuals in Government departments or public Institutions or Diplomatic missions charged with the duty of co-orinating building development projects shall ensure that those carrying out the duties normally discharged by Architects or Quantity surveyors are registered by this Board prior to commencement of the project. Contravention of this shall attact a prescribed penalt to be paid to the Board by defaulting organ, or authority.

    The Board shall register persons and firm in the following categories:
    (a) Architects and Quantity Surveyors;
    (b) Architectural and Quantity Surveying firms;
    (c) Temporary registration of (a) and (b) above;
    (d) Architectural and Quantity Surveying assistants;
    (e) Architectural Technicians;
    (f) Architectural Draughtsmen;
    (g) Others as may be passed by the Board and approved by the Minister.

    All specialities or branches in Architecture or Quantity surveying that are not yet properly established or defined under Act, includes services such as building project managers, landscape design or architecture, furniture design, interior design, acoustic design, lighting design, sculpture art, etc. if the persons offering such services have right qualifications in terms of training, they will discharge their duties along the same

    principles as assistant architects, or assistant quantity surveyors as the Board shall advice. The name of every person accepted by the Boaard for registration, as architect or Quantity Surveying or Architectural Assistant or Quantity Surveying Assistant or Architectural Technician or Architectural Draughtsman as the case may be, shall be entered in the respective registers as the Board shall advice.

    The name of every Archictural or Quantity surveying firm who has been accepted by the Board for registration as professional Firm shall be entered in the respective registers as soon as practicable.

    The name of every Architectural or Quantity Surveying Firm who has been accepted by the Board for registration as professional Firm shall be entered in the respective registers as soon as practicable and in any case before the next scheduled seating of thr Board.

    Registration Procedure For Individuals

    A person shall be eligible for registration under if he/she is in the Board's opinion a professionally fit and proper person by general conduct as required by the Act, to be registered and satisfy the following regurements:

    (a)an Architect or Quantity Surveyor unless he-

    • holds a degree in architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, naval architecture, and for quantity surveyos he is a holder of a degree in quantity surveying, building surveying and construction management from approved training institution or recogonized university.
    • has done a minimum of two years supervised work in practising firm in Tanzania after graduating from recognised college or unicersity and passed the professional examination conducted by the Board; and
    • is a member of Architects Association of Tanzania or Tanzania Institute of Quantity Surveyors as case may be.

    (b)a graduate architect, a graduate quantity surveyor, an architectural technician, an architectural draughtsmen unless -

    • he has attended training and qualified from a recognized univeristy or duly accredited technical institution; and
    • his general conduct has been such as in the openion of the Board, to make him proper person to be registered under the Act

    An architect or quantity ssurveyor shall not be allowed to be principal of more than one firm. Any person who gived false information commits an offence, a proper action shall be taken to him accordingly including deletion from the register or sub-register for period not less than one year and in case of deletion from the register, re-registration shall be effected where the Board has been satisfied of the good conduct of such applicant.

    Foreign architect or quantity surveyor

    A foreign architect or quantity surveyor shall

    not practice as an architect or quantity surveyor in Tanzania unless he is registered under the Act. who wishes to be registered under the Act.
    A foreign architect or quantity surveyor who wishes to be registered under the Act shall satisfy the Board that- (a)he is not a citizen of Tanzania;
    (b)he intends to be present in Tanzania in the capacity of a professionally qualified architector quantity surveyor for the express purpose of carrying out specific assignment for which he has been engaged;
    (c)he is, or immediately prior to entering Tanzania was, practising as an architect or quantity surveyor in the capacity which satisfy the Board of his ability to serve the public as a qualified architect or quantity surveyor; or
    (d)he is person soliciting for resident and work permit to allow him to practice either as an architects or quantity surveyor on specific projects or assignment;
    (e) in case of foreign firm that has employed foreign persons whose qualifications and skills are not available in Tanzania and has entered into a jiont venture agreement with a local firm for carrying out the specific assignment; and
    (f) he has deposited an affidavit with the Board to the effect that, once the assignment is completed or the investment has been wound up, then he shall cease to practise as an architect, or quantity surveyor or firm.

    Upon satisfaction with the information provided, the Board may direct the person to be registered for the duration of specific assignment.

    Registration procedure for firm

    A firm shall be eligible for registration if in the Board's openion it is proper firm to be so registered and satisfies the conditions as set by the Act.

    A firm shall be eligible for temporary registration as set in the Act if it is in the openion of the Board a fit and proper firm to

    be so registered and the validity of the registration to be a maximum of duration of the project, and should only be renewable upon the Board satisfaction that the assignment is still valid. The Board will issue a temporary registration only for duration of the project that caused the application to come into the country in accordance of the Act.

    It shall be duty of the firm to ensure that all the partners or principals, shareholders or directors of the firm are those registered with the Board.

    Every firm operating in Tanzania shall provide an undertaking in a form to be provided by the Board as nature, period and qualifications of professionals working for or under it and it should show how it contributes to the local capacity building.

    Every application for the registration of an architectural or a quantity-surveying firm shall be lodged only by architects or quantity surveyors as the case may be. Applicants shall upon paying for and filling the relevant firm registration application forms, submit the same to the offices of the Board where they shall be scrutinised and processed.

    Any firm shall be considered for temporary registration if it has in its employment only those expatriates whose qualifications and skills have been confirmed by the Board to be unavailable in the country. All temporarily registed forms shall enter into a joint venture agreement with a local firm for carrying out the specific assignment and shall show proof of such agreement to the Board.

    Every foregn firm operating in Tanzania shal provide information in a form prescribed by the Board as to the nature, period and qualification of professionals working for it or under the firm and any additional information that the Board may require.
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