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49 Pa. Code § 9.143. Design.

§ 9.143. Design.

 (a)  A licensee may not design his own seal or stamp except as provided in this chapter.

 (b)  A seal or stamp combining the names of a number of architects in a firm may be used in lieu of individual seals or stamps, if the names of the individual licensees, their license numbers and the legend ‘‘Architects’’ appear on the combined seal or stamp, and the members of the firm are licensed to practice architecture in this Commonwealth. If one or more members of the firm are not licensed by the Board, the individual architect who is professionally responsible for the work of the firm in this Commonwealth is required to use his individual seal or stamp on that work.

 (c)  A reproduction of a stamp identical to the prescribed stamp may be used.

 (d)  This section does not relieve an individual architect whose name appears on the combined seal or stamp of a responsibility mandated in the act and this chapter.


   The provisions of this §  9.143 amended under sections 5(a), 6(a)—(d), 8(b) and (c), 10(b), 11(a), 12(a) and (c), 13(h) and 14 of the Architects Licensure Law (63 P.S. § §  34.5(a), 34.6(a)—(d), 34.8(b) and (c), 34.10(b), 34.11(a), 34.12(a) and (c), 34.13(h) and 34.14).


   The provisions of this §  9.143 amended January 30, 1987, effective January 31, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 542; amended July 10, 1998, effective July 11, 1998, 28 Pa.B. 3273. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (206078).

Cross References

   This section cited in 49 Pa. Code §  9.151 (relating to standards of professional conduct).

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