CHAPTER 438
QUANTITY SURVEYORS ACT

Arrangement of Sections

   Section

PART I
PRELIMINARY

   1.   Short title

   2.   Interpretation

PART II
QUANTITY SURVEYORS REGISTRATION BOARD

   3.   Establishment of Board

   4.   Seal of Board

   5.   Functions of Board

   6.   Composition of Board

   7.   Appointment of members of Board

   8.   Tenure of Office

   9.   Remuneration and allowances

   10.   Proceedings of Board

   11.   Chairman and Vice-Chairman

   12.   Committees of Board

   13.   Disclosure of interest

PART III
REGISTRATION OF QUANTITY SURVEYORS

   14.   Registrar

   15.   Application for registration as a Quantity Surveyor

   16.   Issue of certificate

   17.   Register

   18.   Qualification for registration as a Quantity Surveyor

   19.   Certificate of registration

   20.   Effect of registration

   21.   Effect of non-registration

   22.   Change of address

   23.   Annual subscription

PART IV
DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS

   24.   Reprimand, suspension or expulsion

   25.   Procedure before reprimand, suspension or expulsion

   26.   Circumstances when Registered Quantity Surveyor deemed to have ceased to be Registered Quantity Surveyor

   27.   De-registration of Quantity Surveyors

   28.   Surrender of certificate

   29.   Appeals

PART V
GENERAL

   30.   Regulations

AN ACT

to establish a Quantity Surveyors Registration Board; to provide for the registration of Quantity Surveyors and to provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing.

[31st May, 1996]

Act 37 of 1995,

SI 80 of 1996.

PART I
PRELIMINARY

1.   Short title

This Act may be cited as the Quantity Surveyors Act.

2.   Interpretation

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

“Board” means the Board established by section 3;

“Chairman” means the Chairman appointed under section 11;

“committee” means a committee of the Board;

“foreign firm” means a firm in which the majority of the partners are non-Zambian;

“Institute” means the Surveyors Institute of Zambia registered under the Societies Act;

“member” means a member of the Board or a committee;

“Registered Quantity Surveyor” means a person registered as a Quantity Surveyor under this Act;

“Registrar” means the Registrar appointed under section 14; and

“Vice-Chairman” means the Vice-Chairman elected under section 11.

PART II
QUANTITY SURVEYORS REGISTRATION BOARD

3.   Establishment of Board

There is hereby established a Quantity Surveyors Registration Board which shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal, capable of suing and of being sued in its corporate name and with power, subject to the provisions of this Act to do all such acts and things as a body corporate may by law do or perform.

4.   Seal of Board

   (1) The seal of the Board shall be such device as the Board may determine and shall be kept by the Registrar.

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