MHCLG consults on amendments to 1997 Architects Act

DCLG 2 Marsham Street LondonEngland’s Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG)  has issued a Consultation on proposed amendments to the Architects Act 1997.

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… promote and maintain standards of competence amongst architects…

MHCLG writes:

This consultation considers amendments to the Architects Act 1997 to promote and maintain standards of competence amongst architects registered in the UK in relation to Building Safety. It builds on provisions in the draft Building Safety Bill, which takes forward the government’s commitment to fundamental reform of the Building Safety system.

The consultation will also seek views on a new system for the recognition of international architecture qualifications.

As the UK has formally left the European Union, the government has the opportunity to review and amend its regulatory systems in relation to the recognition of international qualifications for the purposes of registration as an architect in the UK.

This consultation is therefore split into two thematic sections:

  • Part A: Building safety
  • Part B: The recognition of international architects…

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See the Proposed amendments to the regulation of architects

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