AR 324/82 CODE OF ETHICS (no amdt)
ALBERTA REGULATION 324/82
Land Surveyors Act
CODE OF ETHICS
The Code 1 An Alberta land surveyor shall serve society, his clientele and his profession with the ultimate objective of contributing to the knowledge of land, to the better management of land and to the preservation of peaceful and lawful enjoyment of land.
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Duty to Personnel
2(1) An Alberta land surveyor has a duty to assist his pupils and employees to achieve their optimum level of contribution to society through their contribution to the profession.
(2) An Alberta land surveyor should avoid even the appearance of professional impropriety.
(3) An Alberta land surveyor has a duty to preserve the confidences of his client and regard as privileged the information he may obtain regarding the affairs of his client.
(4) An Alberta land surveyor has a duty to exercise unbiased independent professional judgment on behalf of his client and shall represent his client competently.
Integrity and Competence
(5) An Alberta land surveyor shall assist in maintaining and improving the integrity and competence of the profession of surveying.
Dignity of the Profession
(6) An Alberta land surveyor has a duty to maintain the dignity of the profession through his association with his clients, colleagues and subordinates.
(7) An Alberta land surveyor should assess and receive fair and just compensation from his client, commensurate with the professional and technical complexity, level of responsibility and liability potential of the services performed.
(8) An Alberta land surveyor shall assist in preventing the unauthorized practice of land surveying.
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Part 2 General
3 When the context permits, in this regulation “Alberta land surveyor” includes a surveyor’s corporation and a surveyor’s partnership.
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4 The sections that constitute the Code of Ethics shall be published and distributed to members of the profession of surveying and made available to the general public.
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5 This Regulation may be re‑enacted, amended or repealed in the same way that the General By‑laws of the Association may be enacted, amended or repealed but, in accordance with the Land Surveyors Act, an enactment, amendment or repeal does not come into force unless it is approved by the Lieutenant Governor in Council.
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