A-21 - Architects Act

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16. The following professional activities in the practice of architecture are reserved to architects:
(1)  preparing, modifying, signing and sealing plans, estimates, specifications, completion certificates, expert reports or supervision reports relating to the construction, enlargement or alteration of a building;
(2)  supervising work relating to the construction, enlargement or alteration of a building, particularly for the purpose of producing a certificate of conformity required under an Act; and
(3)  as part of a professional activity referred to in subparagraph 1 or 2, giving opinions and signing and sealing written opinions.
For the purposes of this Act, the configuration of the interior layout of a building or of part of a building is considered to be the construction, enlargement or alteration of a building, as applicable, if it results in a change in the building’s use or affects the building’s structural integrity, walls or firewalls, envelope or exits or access to the building’s exits.
1973, c. 59, s. 16; 1974, c. 65, s. 98; 2000, c. 43, s. 3; 2020, c. 152020, c. 15, s. 26.
16. All plans and specifications for architectural work for the construction, enlargement, reconstruction, renovation or alteration of a building must be signed and sealed by a member of the Order.
1973, c. 59, s. 16; 1974, c. 65, s. 98; 2000, c. 43, s. 3.
16. All plans and specifications for architectural work for the construction, enlargement, reconstruction, renovation or alteration of a building must be signed and sealed by a member of the Order, when the total cost of such work exceeds $100 000 or when it relates to a public building within the meaning of the Public Buildings Safety Act (chapter S-3).
1973, c. 59, s. 16; 1974, c. 65, s. 98.