The Institution of Civil Engineers of Ireland (Charter Amendment) Act, 1969

Extension of objects.

3.—The Charter shall henceforth be construed as providing that the purposes of the Institution shall include:—

(a) promoting the acquisition of that species of knowledge which appertains to the profession of engineering and advancing engineering science and furthering by all legitimate means the interests of the said profession and of its members,

(b) setting up and maintaining proper standards of professional and general education and training for admission to membership or to any category of membership of the Institution, with power to provide and prescribe instruction and courses of study and to conduct examinations for the purpose of maintaining such standards,

(c) ensuring that the description “Chartered Engineer” or the use of initials or letters having a similar significance is confined to a category of engineers who have satisfied the Council of their professional competence and experience, or who are authorised so to describe themselves by a professional body recognised by the Council in that behalf,

(d) maintaining a proper standard of professional ethics and conduct.