The Architects Act `1972

An Act to provide for the registration of architects and for matters connected therewith.
1972
List of Chapters & Sections
  1. All sections

  2. 1
     Short title, extent and commencement
  3. 2
     Definitions
  4. 3
     Constitution of Council of Architecture
  5. 4
     President and Vice-President of Council
  6. 5
     Mode of elections
  7. 6
     Terms of office and casual vacancies
  8. 7
     Validity of act or proceeding of Council, Executive Committee or other committees not to be invalidated by reason of vacancy, etc
  9. 8
     Disabilities
  10. 9
     Meetings of Council
  11. 10
     Executive Committee and other committees
  12. 11
     Fees and allowances to President, Vice-President and members
  13. 12
     Officers and other employees
  14. 13
     Finances of Council
  15. 14
     Recognition of qualifications granted by authorities in India
  16. 15
     Recognition of architectural qualifications granted by authorities in foreign countries
  17. 16
     Power of Central Government to amend Schedule
  18. 17
     Effect of recognition
  19. 18
     Power to require information as to courses of study and examinations
  20. 19
     Inspection of examinations
  21. 20
     Withdrawal of recognition
  22. 21
     Minimum standard of architectural education
  23. 22
     Professional conduct
  24. 23
     Preparation and maintenance of register
  25. 24
     First preparation of register
  26. 25
     Qualification for entry in register
  27. 26
     Procedure for subsequent registration
  28. 27
     Renewal fees
  29. 28
     Entry of additional qualification
  30. 29
     Removal from register
  31. 30
     Procedure in inquiries relating to misconduct
  32. 31
     Surrender of certificates
  33. 32
     Restoration to register
  34. 33
     Issue of duplicate certificates
  35. 34
     Printing of register
  36. 35
     Effect of registration
  37. 36
     Penalty for falsely claiming to be registered
  38. 37
     Prohibition against use of title
  39. 38
     Failure to surrender certificate of registration
  40. 39
     Cognizance of offences
  41. 40
     Information to be furnished by Council and publication thereof
  42. 41
     Protection of action taken in good faith
  43. 42
     Members of Council and officers and employees to be public servants
  44. 43
     Power to remove difficulties
  45. 44
     Power of Central Government to make rules
  46. 45
     Power of Council to make regulations