Building Control Act 2007


Registration of Architects

Registration body and Admissions Board (Part 3).

13.— (1) The Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland shall be the registration body for the purposes of this Part.

(2) For the purposes of the Directive, the registration body is the competent authority in the State as respects architects.

(3) The registration body shall establish an Admissions Board for the purpose of registering persons under this Part.

(4) The Admissions Board shall consist of a chairperson and 7 ordinary members, the latter appointed by the registration body as follows:

(a) 3 architects nominated for such appointment by the registration body;

(b) 4 persons nominated for such appointment by the Minister, being persons who are not architects.

(5) The chairperson of the Admissions Board shall be a solicitor, a barrister or a former judge of the Circuit Court, High Court or Supreme Court who shall be appointed as chairperson by the Minister.