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  General Regulations AR 150/99

 

PART 9 - TECHNOLOGISTS

Definitions

63 In this Part,

(a) "registered engineering technologist" means a person registered as a registered engineering technologist under this Part;

(b) "Society" means the Alberta Society of Engineering Technologists.

   
Use of title and stamp or seal

64(1) For the purposes of section 2(4)(c) of the Act, an engineering technologist is a person

(a) who engages in the practice of engineering,

(b) for whose engineering practice a professional engineer accepts responsibility,

(c) whose engineering practice is subject to the supervision and controls that the professional engineer considers appropriate in the circumstances, and

(d) who is registered as a registered engineering technologist under this Part.

(2) No person except a registered engineering technologist shall use the title "registered engineering technologist", the initials "R.E.T." or any other abbreviation of that title in combination with any other name, title, description, letter, symbol or abbreviation that represents expressly or by implication that the person is entitled to practise as a registered engineering technologist.

(3) No person except a registered engineering technologist shall affix the stamp or seal of a registered engineering technologist or permit that stamp or seal to be affixed to a plan, drawing, detail drawing, specification or other document or a reproduction of any of them unless

(a) that plan, drawing, detail drawing, specification or other document was prepared by, and

(b) the stamp or seal is affixed with the knowledge and consent or in accordance with the direction of

the registered engineering technologist to whom the stamp or seal was issued.

 

   
Joint Registration Board

65(1) There is hereby established a Joint Registration Board consisting of 5 members appointed by the Council and 5 members appointed by the Society.

(2) The members of the Board shall select a chair from among themselves, who shall serve as chair for a term of not more than one year.

(3) In selecting a chair the members of the Board shall alternate between Council appointees and Society appointees.

(4) The chair may designate a member of the Board as vice-chair, and the vice-chair may exercise all the powers of the chair in the absence of the chair.

(5) A quorum of the Board consists of the chair or the vice-chair, 2 appointees of the Council and 2 appointees of the Society.

(6) The Board shall meet at least once every 6 months.

   
Registration of engineering technologists

66(1) An individual may apply to the Joint Registration Board to be registered as a registered engineering technologist.

(2) An application under subsection (1) must be in the form approved by the Joint Registration Board.

(3) Subject to subsection (1), an applicant who

(a) is a member in good standing of the Society and is registered with the Society as a certified engineering technologist,

(b) has at least 4 years of experience satisfactory to the Joint Registration Board in the practice of engineering technology,

(c) holds a confirmed diploma in Engineering Technology from a post-secondary education institution that offers a program approved by the Joint Registration Board or has equivalent academic qualifications satisfactory to the Board,

(d) has general knowledge of the practice of engineering technology demonstrated by passing an examination or examinations set by the Joint Registration Board, and

(e) satisfies the Joint Registration Board that the applicant is of good character and reputation

is entitled to be registered as a registered engineering technologist.

(4) On considering an application, the Joint Registration Board may

(a) approve the registration,

(b) refuse the registration, or

(c) defer the approval of the registration until the applicant

(i) passes an examination approved by the Board,

(ii) obtains further experience prescribed by the Board, or

(iii) passes an examination approved by the Board and obtains further experience prescribed by the Board.

(5) The Joint Registration Board shall send written notice of any decision made by it under this section to the applicant.

(6) If the decision made by the Joint Registration Board is to refuse or defer registration of the applicant, the Board shall send written reasons for the decision to the applicant.

   
Appeals of Board decisions

67(1) If the Joint Registration Board

(a) defers an application for an aggregate period in excess of one year from the date the application was submitted, or

(b) refuses to approve an application,

the applicant may appeal the decision of the Board by filing a written notice of appeal with the Joint Appeal Board not later than 30 days after receiving notice of the decision of the Joint Registration Board.

(2) The written notice of appeal must include the reasons for the appeal.(3)  On considering an appeal, the Joint Appeal Board may

(a) approve the registration,

(b) refuse the registration,

(c) defer the approval of the registration until it is satisfied that the applicant has complied with section 66,

(d) require the applicant to pass an examination approved by the Joint Appeal Board,

(e) require the applicant to obtain further experience prescribed by the Joint Appeal Board, or

(f) require the applicant to pass an examination approved by the Joint Appeal Board and obtain further experience prescribed by the Joint Appeal Board.

   
Joint Appeal Board

68(1) There is hereby established a Joint Appeal Board consisting of the following members:

(a) 2 members appointed by the Council;

(b) 2 members appointed by the Society;

(c) one member, who shall be the chair, who is not a member of the Association or of the Society and who is appointed jointly by the Council and the Society.

(2) The Members of the Board shall select from among themselves a vice-chair, and the vice-chair may exercise all the powers of the chair in the absence of the chair.

(3) A quorum of the Board consists of the chair or the vice-chair, one member of the Board appointed by the Council and one member of the Board appointed by the Society.

   
Cancellation and suspension

69(1) The Joint Registration Board may cancel the registration of a registered engineering technologist whose registration was made in error.

(2) If the Joint Registration Board is satisfied that a registered engineering technologist is no longer a member in good standing of the Society or registered with the Society as a certified engineering technologist, the Board may

  1. cancel the registration of the registered engineering technologist, or

(b) suspend the registration of the registered engineering technologist until the Board is satisfied that the registered engineering technologist has been reinstated in the Society as a member in good standing and as a certified engineering technologist.

   
Certificates and stamps or seal

70(1) The Society shall issue a certificate of registration to a person whose application to be registered as a registered engineering technologist has been approved by the Joint Registration Board or the Joint Appeal Board.

(2) On application by a registered engineering technologist, the Society shall issue a stamp or seal in a form approved by the Council and the Society to the registered engineering technologist.

(3) A registered engineering technologist shall apply the stamp or seal to a plan, specification or report only if

(a) the plan, specification or report was prepared by the technologist or under the technologistís supervision,

(b) a professional engineer accepts responsibility for the plan, specification or report,

(c) the preparation of the plan, specification or report was subject to any supervision and controls the professional engineer considered appropriate in the circumstances, and

(d) the professional engineer has affixed the professional engineerís professional stamp or seal to the plan, specification or report.

   
List of registered engineering technologists 71 The Society shall maintain and, during regular office hours, permit any person to inspect a list of registered engineering technologists in good standing.
   
Surrender of stamps and certificates 72 A registered engineering technologist whose registration has been suspended or cancelled shall forthwith on being notified of the suspension or cancellation surrender to the Society the certificate of registration and the stamp or seal issued to the technologist.

 


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