Building Control Act 2007
Registration of Building Surveyors
Registration body and Admissions Board (Part 5).
42.— (1) The Society of Chartered Surveyors 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 building surveyors.
(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 building surveyors nominated for such appointment by the registration body following consultation with the bodies referred to in paragraphs (b), (c) and (e) of section 43 (2);
(b) 4 persons nominated for such appointment by the Minister, being persons who are not building surveyors.
(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.