Architects Registration Act

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ARCHITECTS REGISTRATION

THE ARCHITECTS REGISTRATION ACT

REGULATIONS
(under section 23)

(Made by the Minister on the 10th day of May, 1989) L.N. z ~ i ~ ~ / 8 9

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Architects Registration
Regulations, 1989.

2.-41) ~ n ~ ~ ~ l i c a t i o n for registration as an architect pursuant to sections
7, 10, 11 or 24 of the Act shall be made in writing in the form specified as
Form A in Schedule 1. Schedule I .

Form A

(2) Any application for registration pursuant to this regulation shall
be accompanied by-

(a) original certificates or other similar documents evidencing
qualitications for registration;

(6) the names and addresses of three referees, one of whom shall be an
architect,

(c) two passport size photographs c e ~ e d by a Justice of the Peace or
Notary Public that they are a true likeness of the applicant; and

(d) the appropriate fee specified in Schedule 2. Schedule 2.

3.-41) An application for a certificate of authorization by an organization
pursuant to section 16 (2) of the Act shall be made in writing in the form
specified as Form B in Schedule 1. Form B

(2) An application pursuant to this regulation shall be accompanied
by-

(a) in the case of a body corporate, copies of the memorandum of
association, articles of association and the certificate of
incorporation;

(b) in the case of a partnership, a copy of the instrument constitutmg
the partnership; and

(c) the appropriate fee specdied in Schedule 2.

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(3) Any copy required pursuant to paragraph (2) shall carry an
endorsement by the applicant made before a Justice of the Peace or a Notary
Public to the effect that the copy is a true and accurate copy of the origmal.

4. For the purpose of an application made pursuant to section 7 of the
Schedule I Act, the form specified as Form C in Schedule 1 shall be issued by the
Form C. Registrar on the registration of a person pursuant to section 8 of the Act.

5. For the purpose of section 10 of the Act, the f o h specified,as Form
Form D. D in Schedule 1 shall be issued by the Registrar on the registration of a

person specially registered pursuant to that section.

6. For the purpose of section 11 of the Act, the form specified as Form
F~~ E. E in Schedule 1 shall be issued by the Registrar on the temporary registration

of a person pursuant to that section.

7. For the purpose of section 16 (2) of the Act, the form specified as
F~ F. Form F in Schedule 1 shall be issued by the Registrar as the certificate of

authorization of an organization pursuant to that section.

Schedule 2. 8. The appropriate fee specified in Schedule 2 shall be paid to the
Registrar with respect to the following matters, that is to say-

(a) for an insertion pursuant'to section 12 of the Act, of any additional
degree, qualification or other designation relevant to the practice of
architecture;

(b) for any examination under the Act which the Board requires a
person to undergo;

(c) for the issue of any copy, additional to the original of any certi-
ficate under the Act.

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SCHEDULE 1 (Regulations 2,3 ,4 , 5,6,7)

Form A

APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION AS AN ARCHITECT

1. Application may be made on this form for registration in any one of the following
classifications:-

SECTION 7 Classification 'A': Normal registration

SECTION 10 (1) Classification 'B': Special registration

SECTION 11 (1) Classification 'C': Temporary registration

SECTION 24 (1) Classification 'D': Persons practising as architect at
the commencement of the Act.

2. State below under which classification you are applying for registration. Also, provide as
completely as possible all information called for.

3. All applicable spaces must be filled in; and you must furnish supporting evidence in the
form of letters, statements, certificates, photographs, professional documents or other exhibits as
may be required by the Board to establish your technical and professional fRness for registration

4. Use typewriter or block ink lettering. Do not use pencil.

5. Prior to completing this application, applicants should become familiar with the
Architects Registration Act and the Architects Registration Regulations made thereunder
regulating the practice of architecture in Jamaica.

6. This application must be witnessed by either a Justice ofthe Peace or Notary Public.

7. For information relating to fees, see Schedule 2 of the Architects Registration
Regulations, 1989.

8. Each application must be accompanied by two recent passport size photographs of the
applicant. The photographs must be certified by either a Justice of the Peace or Notary Public.

I hereby apply for a certificate of registration as an Architect in Jamaica under the Architects
Registration Act

.............. .......... ............. ........... SECTION 7.. SECTION 10.. SECTION 11 (1). ..SECI?ON 24 (1)
(tick where applicable).

.......... I enclose herewith non-refundable application fee of % and certified copies of the
following documents:

.....................................................................................................................
(Please tick preferred mailing address)

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SCHEDULE 1, conrd.

Form A, cond

(Please tickpreferred mailing address)

Name.. .............................................................................................................
Firsr Middle h s r

Business Address.. ..............................................................................................

.Tel. No.. ..................................... ...............................................

Residence address.. ...............................................................................................

.Tel. No.. ..................................... ...............................................

Date of Birth.. ........................... Age.. ....... Place of Birth.. ................... Sex.. ................

Citizen of Jamaica Birth.. .................... Naturalization.. ................ Marriage. ...............

Other. ........................

If naturalized citizen, give date, place and naturalization number.

If by marriage give date, name and home address of spouse

.....................................................................................................................

(Secondary and Tertiary)

SPECIAL AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIPS, FELLOWSHIP, ETC.
b4SlllljTION TYF'E OF AWARDS DURATION OF

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SCHEDULE 1, contd.

Form A, conrd.

Fill in below your architectural work experience record. Applicants in ~lassification 'A' must
comply with the provisions of the enclosed guidelines.

FIRM'S NM ADDRESS DATE OF REASONS FOR
EMPLOYMENT LEAVING

Have you ever been subject to disciplinary action by an architects registration board or similar
body? Yes ........... No ...........

If answer is Yes, give full details on separate sheet.

ARcmmURAL REGISTRATION RECORD: (All Applicants)

State what unexpired certificates of registration you now hold, their date of current renewal
receipts, whether granted upon written examination or otherwise, and name of issuing Board, if
applicable.

NAME OF BOARD DATE OF EXPIRY DATE BY W m EXAM
CERTIFICATE Junior, Senior

Professional or
by Exemption

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SCHEDULE 1 , contd.

Fonn A. contd.

Have you held registration in any other counby in the past which registration has now
expired? Yes .......... No ..........

If so, advise circumstances under which registration was surrendered:

WORK PERFORMED: Classification 'C' Applicants

List here at least one building completed for each of at least ten clients f a which you have
been identifled as the Architect on the records.

Type of Building Location Name and Address of Appror Date of
Client Cost CompleQion

RBFWENCBS: (All Applicants)

List names and addresses of at least three referees having knowledge of your charader and
qualifications for practising architecture and state the o c c u ~ o n of and your social or
professid relationship with each.

Name Occupation or Relationship Address and Tel. No.

paasport size
pb~0fPPh

.................................

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SCHEDULE 1, contd.

Form A, contd.

DECLARATION OF APPLICANT (READ CAREFULLY BEFORE SIQNINQ)

I hereby certify that all statements on this application are to the best of my knowledge and
belief true and correct and I agree and understand that any
miaatatements of material facts herein will cause forfeiture on my part of all rights to be
registered as an architect.

Signature of Applicant.. .......................................................... Date.. .......................

Witnessed by.. ........................................................................ Date.. ....................

J.P ............................. Notary Public.. ........................

At. ............................................................................................

I hereby apply to be registered as an Architect and declare that I am the person in the enclosed
diplomas or certificates and that the above information is true and correct.

Signature ofApplicant

................................................
Date

(To be completed by a Registered Architect or by other professional person of good standing
in the country of residence of the applicant who has known the applicant for at least one year).

I. .................................................................................................................
(Full Name in Block Letters)

of. .................................................................................................................
(Address)

........................... catify that t have been acquainted with the applicant for.. years and that
he is of good character.

..........................................
Signature

..........................................
' Date

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SCHEDULE 1, contd.

Form A. contd.

......................................................................................................... Remarks..

Education.. ............................................................... .Training. ............................

..................................................................................................... Experience..

...................................................................................... Other Comments (if any).

................................... ........................................
Signarure Date

Application No.. .........................................................................

........................................................................... Date Received..

Date presented to Registration Board.. ................................................

Date fiom Registration Board.. ........................................................

Class to which recommended.. .........................................................

..................................................................... Applicant advised..

................................................................... Date of Registration..

............................................................... Date Applicant advised.

..................................................................... Date Fees received..

Registration No.. ........................................................................

Initials

................................... ...................................
. Registrar Date

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SCHEDULE 1 , contd.

Form B

ARCHITECTS REGISTRATION ACT
JAMAICA

APPLICATION FOR CERTIFICATE OF AUTHORIZATION
(Pursuant to section 16)

TO THH ARCHITECTS REGISTRATION BOARD OF JAMAICA:
W e hereby apply for a certificate of authorization as an Authorized Organization in Jamaica

under the Architects Registration Act.

I enclose herewith non-rehdable application fee of % ..................................................

1. Name of Applicant 2. State whether:-

-Limited Liability Company
-Partnership
--Other Association

3. Address 4. Telephone Number

5. Date of establishment

6. Members of the Organization i.e. any member of a partnership or association of persons or
any director, manager, secretary or other similar officer of a body corporate.

Name Position
- -

(a). .................................... .....................................

(b) ..................................... .....................................

(c) ..................................... .....................................

7. Registered Professional Architects responsible for architectural work

Name.. ............................... Name.. ...............................

Position.. ............................ Position.. ............................

......................... Discipline.. ................. ; ....... Discipline..

Registration No.. .................... Regisbation No.. ....................

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SCHEDULE 1, contd.

Form B, contd.

Name.. ...............................

Position.. ............................

Name.. ...............................

Position.. ............................

Discipline. ........................... Discipline.. ..........................

Registration No.. .................... Registration No.. ....................

Name.. ...............................

Position.. ............................

Discipline. ...........................

Registration No. .....................

Name.. ...............................

Position.. ............................

Discipline. ...........................

.................... Registration No..

I/We certify that the statements made hereinare true and correct to the best of mylour
knowledge and belief.

...................................................
Signed by: Director / Partner Associate

on behalf of. ......................................................

Date. ................................................................

FOR OFFICE USE ONLY
To be completed by the Registrar

Application No.. ............................

.............................. Date received..

Approved ..................................... Rejected ..................................
Reason for

Valid to ...................................... Rehsal ....................................

Registrar -

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SCHEDULE 1, contd.

Form C

ARCHITECTS REGISTRATION ACT
JAMAICA

Registration Certificate No.. ....................................

BE IT KNOWN THAT

having provided satisfactory evidence of qualifications and fitness to the Architects
Registration Board and having hlfilled all other requirements prescribed under the Architects
Registration Act, has been registered a s an Architect.

Given this day of

.........................................
Chairman,

Architects Registration Board

.........................................
Registrar ofArchitects

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SCHEDULE 1, contd.

Form D

ARCHITECTS REGISTRATION ACT
JAMAICA

Registration Certificate No. ................................................

BE lT KNOWN THAT

has been given special registration as an Architect under the Architects Registration Act forthe
period and subject to the conditions specified hereunder.

Period: ................................... ..to.. .........................

Conditions: ......................................................... , ....

Given this day of

............................................
Chairman,

Architects Registration Board

.........................................
Registrar ofArchitects

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Form E

ARCHITECTS REGISTRATION ACT
JAMAICA

Registration Certificate No.. ...............................................

BE rr KNOWN THAT

has been given temporary registration as an Architect under the Architects Registration Act for
the period:

......................... ................................... om.. : ..to..
and subject to the conditions specified hereunder

Given this

...........................................
Chairman,

Architects Registration Board

.........................................
Registrar ofdrchitects

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Form F

ARCHITECTS REGISTRATION ACT
JAMAICA

............................................... Registration Certificate No..
BE IT KNOWN THAT

with offices situated at

has been duly registered as an Authorized Organization under the Architects Registration Act for
the period of two years:

Given this

From..:. ................................... To.. .........................

day of 19

............................................
Chairman,

Architects Registration Board

.........................................
Registrar ofArchiiects

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SCHEDULE 2 (Regulations 2 (2), 8)
Fees

... 1. Fee for registration under section 7 $1,700
... (on application (non-refundable) $ 200.00)

(on acceptance ... ... $l,500.'00)

2. Fee for special registration (Government) under
... ... section 10 for each period

3. Fee for temporary registration under section 11-
(a)' for teachers, research students, or

holders of a fellowship or other study
... programme for each period

(b) others for each period ... ...

4. Fee for application for a Certificate of Authorization
under section 16-

... (on application (non-refundable) $ 200.00)
(on acceptance for 2 year period ... $4,000.00)

5. Fee for insertion of any degree, qualification or
designation in substitution for or in addition to
those previously entered under section 12

6. Fee for additional copy of Certificate ...

7. Examination Fee ... ... ...

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