Canada Lands Surveyors Regulations (SOR/99-142)

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Canada Lands Surveyors Regulations

SOR/99-142

CANADA LANDS SURVEYORS ACT

Registration 1999-03-23

Canada Lands Surveyors Regulations

The Minister of Natural Resources, pursuant to section 62 of the Canada Lands Surveyors ActFootnote a, hereby approves the annexed Canada Lands Surveyors Regulations, made by the Council of the Association of Canada Lands Surveyors.

Ottawa, March 18, 1999

Ralph Goodale
Minister of Natural Resources

INTERPRETATION

 The definitions in this section apply in these Regulations.

“Act”

“Act” means the Canada Lands Surveyors Act. (Loi)

“incompetence”

“incompetence” means a lack of knowledge, skill or judgment or a disregard for the public interest of such a nature or to such an extent as to demonstrate that the member of the Association, Canada Lands Surveyor or permit holder is unable to meet the requirements of the profession or to conduct surveys in accordance with the Act or any other Act respecting surveying or any regulations made thereunder. (incompétence)

“member of the Association”

“member of the Association” means a member of the Association of Canada Lands Surveyors. (membre de l’Association)

“professional misconduct”

“professional misconduct”, in respect of a member of the Association, Canada Lands Surveyor or permit holder, as the case may be, means any of the following:

  • (a) receiving a conviction in a court of competent jurisdiction of an offence relating to surveying;

  • (b) contravening the Act, these Regulations or the by-laws, or any other Act or regulations relating to surveying;

  • (c) failing to comply with the code of ethics of the Association;

  • (d) and (e[Repealed, SOR/2011-291, s. 1]

  • (f) failing to engage employees that are competent by virtue of education or training, or both, to perform the duties assigned to them;

  • (g) knowingly allowing or encouraging employees who are not Canada Lands Surveyors to engage in activities that reasonably would be regarded as those of a Canada Lands Surveyor;

  • (h) and (i[Repealed, SOR/2011-291, s. 1]

  • (j) charging a fee for services not performed or knowingly submitting a false or misleading estimate, account or charge for services;

  • (k[Repealed, SOR/2011-291, s. 1]

  • (l) making a false or malicious statement or publication that injures the professional reputation, the prospects or surveying business of another member of the Association, Canada Lands Surveyor or permit holder;

  • (m) soliciting or accepting any work when the member of the Association, Canada Lands Surveyor or permit holder knows or has reason to believe that another member of the Association, Canada Lands Surveyor or permit holder is engaged for the same purpose by the same client;

  • (n) offering a remuneration or an inducement to secure employment or a contract for services;

  • (o[Repealed, SOR/2011-291, s. 1]

  • (p) failing to cooperate with the Association with respect to a claim made under a professional liability insurance policy;

  • (q) failing to cooperate with the Association in a review of the surveying activities of a member of the Association;

  • (q.1) failing to attend or produce documents in accordance with a notice issued under subsection 49(3) or (5);

  • (r) authorizing a non-member to act in a manner that would lead the public to believe that the non-member was licensed in accordance with the Act and these Regulations;

  • (s) engaging in conduct relevant to surveying that, having regard to all the circumstances, would reasonably be regarded by members of the Association as dishonourable or unprofessional;

  • (t) failing to remedy poor, incorrect or incomplete work after acknowledging that a deficiency exists;

  • (u) failing, in respect of a permit holder, to immediately notify the Registrar when there is no longer a member of the Association available to supervise services offered by the permit holder which must be supervised by such a member;

  • (v) failing, in respect of a permit holder, to ensure that work is carried out under the supervision of a member of the Association; and

  • (w) authorizing, permitting, counselling, abetting, assisting, aiding or acquiescing in any act or omission referred to in paragraphs (b) to (v). (manquement professionnel)

  • SOR/2011-291, s. 1.