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49 Pa. Code § 9.171. The title ‘‘Architect.’’

USE OF NAMES


§ 9.171. The title ‘‘Architect.’’

 (a)  Neither the title ‘‘Architect’’ nor ‘‘Architects’’ may be affixed or otherwise used in conjunction with a surname, word or business title when the use would imply that an individual, associate, partner, corporate officer or business is engaged in the practice of architecture when, in fact, the individual, associate, partner, corporate officer or business is not a person or business licensed or registered and approved by the Board under §  9.163 (relating to prior approval by the Board).

 (b)  Candidates for examination or awaiting the results of an examination may not use the title ‘‘architect.’’

Authority

   The provisions of this §  9.171 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).

Source

   The provisions of this §  9.171 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 (206086).

Cross References

   This section cited in 49 Pa. Code §  43b.11a (relating to schedule of civil penalties—architects).



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