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49 Pa. Code § 9.176. The use of associates or unlicensed persons in firm names.

§ 9.176. The use of associates or unlicensed persons in firm names.

 The name of an architectural firm may also carry the words associate or associates, or may include the name of an unlicensed person, if approval of the name under §  9.163 (relating to prior approval by the Board) has been secured from the Board. If associates or unlicensed persons are used in the name or upon the stationery, letterhead, title block, specifications or another document prepared by the firm, the use may not imply that the unlicensed individual is licensed.


   The provisions of this §  9.176 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 §  9.176 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 pages (206087) to (206088).

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