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Professional Engineers Act - excerpts

R.S.O. 1990, c. P-28

Definitions

1. In this Act,

"licence" means a licence to engage in the practice of professional engineering issued under this Act; ("permis")

"limited licence" means a limited licence to engage in the practice of professional engineering issued under this Act; ("permis restreint")

"practice of professional engineering" means any act of designing, composing, evaluating, advising, reporting, directing or supervising wherein the safeguarding of life, health, property or the public welfare is concerned and that requires the application of engineering principles, but does not include practising as a natural scientist; ("exercice de la profession d'ingénieur")

"professional engineer" means a person who holds a licence or a temporary licence; ("ingénieur")

"provisional licence" means a provisional licence to engage in the practice of professional engineering issued under subsection 14 (7); ("permis provisoire")

"temporary licence" means a temporary licence to engage in the practice of professional engineering issued under this Act. ("permis temporaire") R.S.O. 1990, c. P.28, s. 1; 1999, c. 12, Sched. B, s. 13.

Principal object

2(3) The principal object of the Association is to regulate the practice of professional engineering and to govern its members, holders of certificates of authorization, holders of temporary licences and holders of provisional licences and holders of limited licences in accordance with this Act, the regulations and the by-laws in order that the public interest may be served and protected.

Additional objects

(4) For the purpose of carrying out its principal object, the Association has the following additional objects:

1. To establish, maintain and develop standards of knowledge and skill among its members.

2. To establish, maintain and develop standards of qualification and standards of practice for the practice of professional engineering.

3. To establish, maintain and develop standards of professional ethics among its members.

4. To promote public awareness of the role of the Association.

5. To perform such other duties and exercise such other powers as are imposed or conferred on the Association by or under any Act.

Regulations

7. (1) Subject to the approval of the Lieutenant Governor in Council and with prior review by the Minister, the Council may make regulations ... [note, 33 separate areas covered in sub-sub-sections which follow]

6. respecting matters of practice and procedure before committees required under this Act that do not conflict with the Statutory Powers Procedure Act;

9. respecting any matter ancillary to the provisions of this Act with regard to the issuing, suspension and revocation of licences, certificates of authorization, temporary licences, provisional licences and limited licences, including but not limited to regulations respecting,

i. the scope, standards and conduct of any examination set or approved by the Council as a licensing requirement,

ii. the curricula and standards of professional training programs offered by the Council,

iii. the academic, experience and other requirements for admission into professional training programs,

iv. classes of licences,

v. the academic and experience requirements for the issuance of a licence or any class of licence, and

vi. classes of certificates of authorization, temporary licences, provisional licences and limited licences, including prescribing requirements and qualifications for the issuance of specified classes of certificates of authorization, temporary licences and limited licences, and terms and conditions that shall apply to specified classes of certificates of authorization, temporary licences and limited licences;

By-laws

8. (1) The Council may pass by-laws relating to the administrative and...
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