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49 Pa. Code § 15.63. Misconduct.

§ 15.63. Misconduct.

 A landscape architect who is found guilty by the Board of misconduct in the practice of landscape architecture is subject to disciplinary action under section 4(4) of the act (63 P. S. §  904(4)). Misconduct in the practice of landscape architecture includes the following:

   (1)  Failing to exercise good faith in the performance of landscape architecture as an agent or employe of another.

   (2)  Knowingly making or issuing a misleading, deceptive or fradulent statement in regard to an aspect of his or another landscape architect’s practice.

   (3)  Performing landscape architectural work which the landscape architect knows or has reason to know that he is not competent to perform.

   (4)  Delegating a professional responsibility to a person when the landscape architect knows or has reason to know that the person is not qualified by training, experience, license or certification to assume the responsibility.

   (5)  Knowingly aiding or abetting a person who is not licensed and registered, or exempt from licensure and registration requirements in performing a landscape architectural work.

   (6)  Knowingly aiding or abetting a person who is not qualified by training or experience in seeking licensure to practice landscape architecture.

   (7)  Misrepresenting or concealing a material fact in obtaining a license to practice landscape architecture or its reinstatement.

   (8)  Using or permitting the use of the professional seal on a document when the landscape architect did not actually prepare the document or supervise its preparation.

   (9)  Violating the act or this chapter.

   (10)  Failure to furnish evidence of completion of continuing education as requested by the Board or the furnishing of false or fraudulent information pertaining to the completion of continuing education.


   The provisions of this §  15.63 amended under sections 4(9), 5 and 9.1 of the Landscape Architects’ Registration Law (63 P. S. § §  904(9), 905 and 909.1).


   The provisions of this §  15.63 adopted June 30, 1989, effective July 1, 1989, 19 Pa.B. 2754; amended August 25, 2000, effective August 26, 2000, 30 Pa.B. 4429. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (208618) to (208619).

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