Regulation No. 28 of 2016
Offices & Engineering Companies Regulation
Article 1: Regulation name and effective date
This Regulation shall be cited (Offices & Engineering Companies Regulation of 2016) and shall come into force as of the date on which it is published in the official gazette.
Article 2: Definitions
|Law||Engineers Association Law|
|Board||Engineers Association Board|
|Authority||Offices & Engineering Companies Authority|
|Authority Board||Authority Board of Directors|
|Chairman||Authority Board Chairman|
|Engineering work||The practice of the occupation in any of the engineering specializations to provide engineering advices, conduct studies and researches, prepare engineering designs and schemes, set specifications or supervise the implementation of such works.|
|Office||The office owned by a member of the Association, whether it is the engineer’s office, or the expert engineer’s office, engineering office or consultation office.|
|Engineering Company||The office owned by more than one person in accordance with the provisions of Law and this Regulation.|
Article 3: Registration condition of engineering work practice:
The engineering consultation work may only be practiced through the offices and engineering companies registered in accordance with the provisions hereof.
Article 4: Conditions of registration in the offices registries
Article 5: Missions of General Assembly of the Offices & Engineering Companies Authority
Article 6: General Assembly annual and extraordinary sessions:
Article 7: Authority Board components:
Article 8: Offices & Engineering Companies Authority Board powers:
The Authority Board shall have the following missions and powers:
Article 9: Conditions of nomination to the Offices & Engineering Companies Authority Board
Article 10: Election and vote counting:
Article 11: Second term reelection
Article 12: Objection to election result
Article 13: Vacant positions in the Authority Board
Article 14: Authority Board membership loss
The Chairman, his Deputy or Authority Board member loses his membership of the Authority Board in any of the following cases:
Article 15: Authority Board meetings and quorum:
The Authority Board shall meet upon an invitation made by its Chairman or Deputy Chairman when he is absent for one time at least every 14 days. The meeting will be quorate in presence of at least six members, provided that the Chairman or his Deputy among the attendants. The Board shall make its resolutions by the majority of the attending members’ votes. In case of a tie in the votes, the Chairman of the meeting shall have a casting vote.
Article 16: Engineering office’s name
Article 17: Offices and engineering companies categories
The offices and engineering companies shall be categorized as follows:
Article 18: Specializations approved for the offices and engineering companies:
Construction, bridges, high buildings, soil and foundations mechanics (site inspection), project management, environment, roads, traffic, water and drainage, survey, material inspection, dams, quality assurance, building architecture, urban planning, interior design, land and sites decoration, heritage and historical buildings maintenance and restoration, building mechanics, industrial studies, forces, communications, electronics, automatic control, chemistry, water sources, water purification and treatment, geology, petroleum, mining, mines, and well digging for the purpose of geological and mining studies.
Article 19: Prohibited works of the offices, engineering companies, owners thereof and partners therein
Article 20: Direct contracting
Article 21: Changes in the technical staff of the offices and companies
Article 22: Engineering contracts
Article 23: Consultative offices and engineering companies obligations
Upon practicing their consultative engineering work, the offices and engineering companies must comply with the following:
Article 24: Engineering services referred to the offices or companies
The ministries, public and official departments, institutions, municipalities and construction licensing entities must comply with providing the Association with the information in relation to the engineering services referred to the offices or engineering companies.
Article 25: Committee on Monitoring the Engineering Department Performance
A committee shall be formed in the Association, chaired by General Secretary and membered by two persons to be named by the Association Board and two persons to be named by the Authority Board. The committee will monitor the Technical Department performance of the engineering consultation work (Engineering Department), and it will make its recommendations to the Board.
Article 26: Authority’s account and financial resources
Article 27: Methods of expenditure from the Authority’s account
In spite of the content of the Engineers Association Bylaw:
Article 28: Signature on the issued correspondences
The Chairman or his Deputy when he is absent shall sign the correspondences issued by the Authority.
Article 29: Disciplinary actions
Upon violating the provisions of this Regulation and the instructions made by virtue hereof, each office and engineering company will be subject to the disciplinary actions stipulated in the Law.
Article 30: Regulation provisions enforcement
Upon a recommendation made by the Authority Board, the Board shall make the instructions necessary to enforce the provisions of this Regulation including:
Article 31: Cancelations
The Offices & Engineering Companies Regulation No. 2 of 1985 shall be canceled but the instructions made by virtue thereof shall remain in effect until they are canceled, amended or replaced in accordance with the provisions of this Regulation.