Use of title "architect".
- A person shall not practise or carry on business under any name, style or title containing the word "architect" unless he is a person registered under this Act.
- Subsection (1) does not prevent any use of the designation "naval architect", "landscape architect" or "golf-course architect".
Subsection (1) does not prevent a body corporate, firm or partnership from carrying on business under a name, style or title containing the word "architect" if-
- the business of the body corporate, firm or partnership so far as it relates to architecture is under the control and management of a registered person who does not act at the same time in a similar capacity for any other body corporate, firm or partnership; and
- in all premises where its business relating to architecture is carried on it is carried on by or under the supervision of a registered person.
- The Board may by rules provide that subsection (3) shall not apply in relation to a body corporate, firm or partnership unless it has provided to the Board such information necessary for determining whether that subsection applies as may be prescribed.
- A person enrolled on the list of visiting EEA architects may practise or carry on business under a name, style or title containing the word "architect" while visiting the United Kingdom without being a person registered under this Act during the period, and in respect of the services, for which his enrolment is effective.
- For the purposes of this section a person is not treated as not practising by reason only of his being in the employment of another person.
- In this section "business" includes any undertaking which is carried on for gain or reward or in the course of which services are provided otherwise than free of charge.
- Nothing in this section affects the validity of any building contract in customary form.