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LAWS OF KENYA The ArchiTecTs And QuAnTiTy surveyors AcT Chapter 525 Revised edition 2010 (1978) Published by the National Council for Law Reporting with the Authority of the Attorney General 2 CAP.

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2010 CHAPTER 525 THE ARCHITECTS AND QUANTITY SURVEYORS ACT ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS Section 1Short title.

2Interpretation.

3Restriction on use of titles.

4Establishment of the Board.

5Power of Board to make by-laws.

6The Registrar and register.

7Qualications for registration as architect.

8Qualications for registration as quantity surveyor.

9Qualifying examination.

10Scheme and curriculum for professional education.

10A(Repealed.) 11Power to remove from and correct register.

12Restoration to the register.

13Orders to suspend registration, etc.

13AAppeals.

14Limitation of liability of members.

15Exemption of persons holding certain qualications.

16Application.

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306 (1948), ACT L.N.

551/1956, L.N.

562/1956, Commencement: 1st April, 1934 L.N.

172/1960, L.N.

173/1960, An Act of Parliament to provide for the registration of architects and L.N.

462/1963, quantity surveyors 29 of 1967, 12 of 1973, 20 of 1989, 7 of 1990, 21 of 1990, 9 of 2000.

1.

This Act may be cited as the Architects and Quantity Surveyors Short title.

Act.

2.

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires Interpretation.

12 of 1973, s.2, approved means approved by the Board; 20 of 1989, Sch.

the Board means the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors established by section 4 of this Act; the Minister means the Minister for the time being responsible for matters relating to public works; registered person means any architect or quantity surveyor whose name has been entered into the register maintained under section 6.

register means the register kept under section 6 of this Act; the Registrar means the Registrar of Architects and Quantity Surveyors appointed under section 6 of this Act.

3.

(1) Subject to the provisions of this Act, no person shall practise Restriction on use of under any name, title or style containing any of the words or phrases titles.

12 of 1973, s.3.

architect, architecture, architectural, quantity surveyor or quantity surveying unless he is registered under this Act as an architect or a quantity surveyor, as the case may be: 4 CAP.

525 Architects and Quantity Surveyors [Rev.

2010 Provided that (i) nothing in this Act shall apply to any person in the service of the Government or to any person who, for the purpose of preparing any particular piece of work for the Government, is exempted by the Minister from the provisions of this Act; (ii) a member of an approved professional institution who is entitled under the constitution thereof to display after his name any afx which includes the word Architect, Architecture or Architectural or any abbreviation thereof, may use such afx whether he is so registered or not.

(2) Any person who contravenes the provisions of subsection (1) of this section shall be guilty of an offence and liable to a ne not exceeding ve thousand shillings.

(3) Without prejudice to the powers of the Attorney-General, proceedings for an offence under this section be instituted by any person who is authorized in that behalf, whether generally or specially, by the Board in writing.

Establishment of the 4.

(1) There is hereby established a Board of Registration of Board.

Architects and Quantity Surveyors which shall be a body corporate L.N.

551/1956, with perpetual succession and a common seal and shall be capable in L.N.

172/1960, 12 of 1973, s.

4.

law of suing and being sued and of acquiring, holding and alienating property movable and immovable in its corporate name.

(2) The Board shall consist of eight members who shall be architects or quantity surveyors and of whom (a) four, at least one of whom shall be a quantity surveyor, shall be nominated by the Minister; and (b) four, at least one of whom shall be a quantity surveyor, shall be nominated by the Architectural Association of Kenya and approved by the Minister.

(3) The Minister shall appoint one of the members, whom he has nominated, to be the chairman of the Board.

(4) Five members of the Board shall constitute a quorum.

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The Board may from time to time, subject to the conrmation of Power of Board to the Minister, make by-laws for all or any of the following purposes make by-laws.

L.N.

562/1956, (a) for the management and duties of the Board, the holding L.N.

173/1960, of meetings of the Board, the issue of notices calling 12 of 1973, s.

5.

such meetings and the procedure to be followed at such 20 of 1989, Sch.

meetings; (b) for the appointment and duties of the ofcers of the Board; (c) for the appointment of committees, and the powers and duties and the proceedings of such committees; (d) for the administration, investment and expenditure of the property and funds of the Board from whatsoever source and for whatsoever purposes received; (e) for a denition of unprofessional conduct and for determining the mode of inquiry into and the method of dealing with such conduct and the penalties which may be imposed upon any member found guilty of such conduct; (f) for the scale of fees to be charged by architects and quantity surveyors for professional advice, services rendered, and work done; (g) for the fees to be paid for registration under this Act; (h) for the holding of examinations authorized or permitted under the provisions of this Act and for the carrying into effect of any scheme or curriculum for education in architecture or quantity surveying formulated under the provisions of section 10 hereof; (i) for the establishment, maintenance and support of and for subscribing to charitable and public objects and institutions; (j) for prescribing the procedure to be followed by persons applying for registration; (k) for prescribing the conditions under which persons registered under this Act may practise as limited liability companies, and for requiring professional indemnity insurance in the case of unlimited companies and private 6 CAP.

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The Registrar and 6.

(1) The Minister shall appoint a person, who may be a public register.

12 of 1973, s.

6.

ofcer, to be the Registrar of Architects and Quantity Surveyors, who shall hold and vacate ofce in accordance with the terms of his appointment.

(2) The Registrar shall keep and maintain a register in which the name of every person, being suitably qualied under this Act, shall be entered as soon as is practicable after he is accepted by the Board for registration, showing against his name such particulars as the Board may, from time to time, direct.

(3) All changes in the particulars registered under sub-section (2) of this section shall be entered in the register by the Registrar as soon as is practicable after he has received notication thereof.

Qualications for 7.

No person shall be registered as an architect unless he registration as architect.

(a) has attained the age of twenty-one years; and 12 of 1973, s.

7.

(b) either (i) has had a minimum of ve years of approved training followed by at least one year of practical experience in the work of an architect to the satisfaction of the Board, and has passed a prescribed examination; or (ii) has been admitted as a corporate member of an approved professional institution whose qualications for such admission are not less than those set out in subparagraph (i) of this paragraph; and (c) has had a minimum of one year of professional experience in Kenya to the satisfaction of the Board or has satised the Board that he has otherwise acquired an adequate knowledge of Kenya building contract procedures; and Architects and Quantity Surveyors CAP.

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8.

No person shall be registered as a quantity surveyor unless Qualications for he registration as (a) has attained the age of twenty-one years; and quantity surveyor.

12 of 1973, s.

8.

(b) either (i) has passed a prescribed examination; or (ii) has been admitted as a corporate member of an approved professional institution whose qualications for such admission include the equivalent of such prescribed examination; and (c) has had a minimum of one year of professional experience in Kenya to the satisfaction of the Board or has satised the Board that he has otherwise acquired an adequate knowledge of Kenya building contract procedures; and (d) has paid the prescribed registration fee.

9.

The examinations referred to in sections 7 and 8 of this Act Qualifying may be conducted either by the Board or by such other authority as the examinations.

Board with the approval of the Minister may select.

L.N.

562/1956, L.N.

173/1960.

10.

Subject to the approval of the Minister, the Board shall have Scheme and the right from time to time to formulate, vary and carry into effect curriculum for professional a scheme and curriculum for education in architecture and quantity education.

surveying, and for this purpose may appoint committees and boards as L.N.

562/1956, may from time to time be thought expedient, and the Board may apply L.N.

173/1960.

its funds in making provision for and furthering and developing any such scheme and curriculum and in providing for lectures or teaching and for the holding of examinations in accordance with and for granting prizes, certicates and diplomas in connexion therewith, and (subject to such exemptions as may be allowed by and in accordance with the by-laws) the Board may require candidates for admission to nal examination for the purpose of registration to have passed through a course of study under and in accordance with any such scheme and curriculum (including articled pupillage for a period not exceeding ve years) and to have passed such examination or examinations in relation to the subjects comprised in that course of study as shall from time to time be prescribed by or in accordance with the by-laws.

10A.

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(1) The Board may at any time direct that the name of a from and correct registered person be removed from the register where such registered register.

person has 12 of 1973, s.9., 20 of 1989, Sch., (a) failed within a period of six months from the date of an 9 of 2000, s.

110.

inquiry sent by the Registrar by pre-paid registered letter to the address appearing in the register against his name, to notify the Registrar of his current address; or (b) requested that his name be removed from the register in which case such person may be required to satisfy the Board by afdavit lodged with the Registrar that no criminal proceedings under section 13 of this Act are being or are likely to be taken against him; or (c) been found by the Board to be guilty of misconduct as is described in section 13 of this Act.

(2) The Registrar shall remove from the register the name of every registered person who dies, and shall remove from the register any entry which has been incorrectly or fraudulently made.

(3) Except in the circumstances specied in paragraph (a) of subsection (1), and in subsection (2) of this section, the removal of a registered persons name from the register shall be notied by the Registrar to that person by pre-paid registered letter addressed to the address appearing in the register against his name immediately before the removal.

Restoration to the 12.

(1) Where the name of any person has been removed from register.

the register under section 11 of this Act, the name of that registered 12 of 1973, s.10, person shall not be entered again in the register except by direction of 20 of 1989, Sch.

the Board.

(2) Where the name of any person has been removed from the register or the effect of the registration of any person has been suspended in terms of paragraph (b) of section 13 of this Act, the Board may, either of its own motion or on the application of the person concerned made in the prescribed manner, and in either case after holding such inquiry as the Board thinks t direct that (a) the removal from the register be conrmed; or (b) the name of that person be restored to the register; or (c) the suspension of the effect of the registration of the Architects and Quantity Surveyors CAP.

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(3) A direction given by the Board under subsection (2) of this section may include provision for the date upon which a restoration to the register or the termination of a suspension shall take effect and for the payment by the person concerned of such fee, not exceeding the fee payable on an application for registration, as the Board may determine.

13.

If any person registered under this Act is convicted of an Orders to suspend registration, etc.

offence under this Act, or is, after due inquiry held by the Board, found 12 of 1973, s.

11.

to have been guilty of any act or omission amounting to improper or disgraceful conduct in a professional respect the Board may (a) caution or censure such person; (b) direct that, during such period as the Board may specify, his registration shall not have effect; (c) impose a ne not exceeding ve thousand shillings on that person; or (d) direct that his name be removed from the register.

13A.

(1) Any person aggrieved by a decision of the Board to Appeals.

refuse to register his name, or to remove his name from the register, or 12 of 1973, s.

12.

to suspend the effect of registration of his name, or to refuse to restore his name to the register, may appeal to the High Court against the decision of the Board and in any such appeal the High Court may give such directions in the matter as it thinks proper, and any order of the High Court under this section shall be nal.

(2) The Board may appear as respondent and be heard at any appeal against its decision and, for the purpose of enabling directions to be given as to costs of any such appeal, the Board shall be deemed to be a party thereto, whether or not it appears at the hearing of the appeal.

(3) Until rules of court are made under the Judicature Act for Cap.

8.

such appeals, and subject to any such rules when made, the provisions Cap.

21.

of the Civil Procedure Act shall apply as if the decision or direction of the Board appealed against under this section were a decree of a court exercising original jurisdiction.

14.

No member of the Board shall be personally liable for the acts, Limitation of liability defaults or neglects of any other member, nor for any loss or damage of members.

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Exemption of persons 15.

Nothing in this Act contained, except the provisions of section holding certain 3, shall be construed so as to prevent any person practising the profession qualications.

of civil engineering, structural engineering, mechanical engineering or electrical engineering from performing any function or exercising any power which he might lawfully have performed or exercised if this Act had not been passed.

Application.

16.

This Act shall not apply to naval architects.

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525 11 SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION [Subsidiary] By-laws under section 5 THE ARCHITECTS AND QUANTITY SURVEYORS BY-LAWS L.N.

420/1959, L.N.

18/1962, L.N.

378/1964, L.N.

122/1968, L.N.

87/1977, L.N.

193/1979, L.N.

69/1984, L.N.

380/1994.

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These By-laws may be cited as the Architects and Quantity Surveyors Short title.

By-laws.

2.

In these By-laws, unless the context otherwise requires Interpretation.

Board means the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors established under section 4 of the Act; register means the register required to be kept by the Board under the provisions of section 6 of the Act; Registrar means the person for the time being appointed under by-law 11 to be Registrar of the Board.

Constitution, powers and proCedure of Board 3.

The ofce of a member of the Board shall become vacant Vacancies on Board.

L.N.

380/1994.

(a) on the expiry of three years from the date of appointment, provided that the person vacating ofce shall be eligible for re-appointment; (b) on the withdrawal by the Minister of, or the withdrawal of the approval of the Minister to, his nomination as a member of the Board; (c) on the acceptance by the Board of his resignation, such resignation having been made in writing addressed to the chairman of the Board; (d) if being a person registered under the Act he ceases to be so registered; (e) if he absents himself from three consecutive meetings of the Board without the Boards consent, and upon any such vacancy occurring it shall be lled in accordance with subsection (2) of section 4 of the Act.

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(1) The Board shall elect a vice-chairman from one of its members, Vice-chairman.

who shall be either a member of the East Africa Institute of Architects or a Quantity Surveyor member of the Kenya Branch of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

(2) The chairman, or in his absence, the vice-chairman shall preside at all meetings of the Board and in the absence of the chairman and the vice- chairman at any meeting the Board shall elect from amongst those present, a member to act as chairman.

Meetings.

5.

Meetings of the Board shall be convened not less frequently than once in every month at such places and times as it shall determine.

Convening of 6.

(1) All meetings of the Board shall be convened by the chairman or meetings.

failing him the vice-chairman.

(2) Except in the case of emergency, seven clear days notice of meeting For ofce use only.

shall be given.

(3) A special meeting of the Board may be called upon the requisition of any two members of the Board; every such requisition shall be addressed to the chairman and notice calling such special meetings shall be given within seven days of the date of receipt of such requisition by the chairman.

Procedure at 7.

The chairman or other person presiding at any meeting of the Board meetings.

shall decide all matters of procedure arising thereat and his decision shall be nal.

Voting.

8.

All acts of the Board shall be decided by a majority of the members present and voting, and in the event of an equality of votes the person presiding shall be entitled to a second or casting vote.

Committees.

9.

(1) The Board shall have power to appoint committees of their own number or otherwise, and any such committee may co-opt nominees of the East Africa Institute of Architects or the Kenya Branch of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors or such other person or persons as the Board may approve.

(2) The Board may adopt, amend or otherwise deal with reports of such committees.

Minutes.

10.

Minutes of all resolutions and proceedings of the Board and committees thereof shall be recorded in proper books to be provided for the purpose.

Registrar and other 11.

The Board shall appoint a Registrar and such other ofcers and servants as it thinks t and the Registrar and such ofcers and servants (if ofcers.

any) shall perform such duties and be subject to such terms and conditions of employment as the Board shall from time to time resolve.

Communications.

12.

All communications to the Board shall be addressed to the Registrar at the postal address of the Board.

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Every document of the Board not required by law to be under seal documents not under shall be sufciently authenticated by the signature of the Registrar or of the seal.

chairman or vice-chairman.

Common seal 14.

The common seal of the Board shall be in the form illustrated in the Style.

First Schedule hereto and shall be kept in the custody of the Registrar.

15.

The seal shall only be afxed to a document under the authority of the Board and in the presence of the chairman or vice-chairman and of two Afxing the seal.

other members of the Board and the Registrar, and the afxing of the seal shall be attested accordingly.

16.

Any document bearing the seal of the Board and attested as aforesaid Documents bearing shall be sufcient evidence of the act of the Board.

seal.

aCCounts 17.

The Board shall keep proper books of account which shall be Books of account.

audited annually as the Board shall direct and a balance-sheet shall be prepared annually.

18.

All disbursements from the funds of the Board shall be submitted to Disbursements.

the Board for approval before such payments are made.

19.

All moneys received on account of the Board shall be payable to an Banking.

account in the name of the Board at such bank as the Board shall direct and no money shall be paid out except by the direction of the Board and by a cheque drawn by the Registrar and countersigned by the chairman or in his absence the vice-chairman or some other member specially appointed by the Board.

20.

The Board shall cause accumulated funds to be invested from time Investments.

to time in such manner as the Board may decide.

21.

The Board may pay out of its funds a rst-class air or railway fare Expenses of members or reasonable transport expenses and subsistence allowance to any member of of the Board.

the Board who may be authorized by resolution of the Board to visit any place in the course of his duties as a member of the Board.

register 22.

The register shall be retained in the custody of the Registrar who shall Provision and make all necessary entries therein; it shall be divided into two parts, namely a custody of register.

register of architects and a register of quantity surveyors.

23.

The Board shall from time to time publish all entries into and Publication of suspensions or deletions from the register in the Gazette and in such other register entries.

manner as it may deem t.

24.

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register.

(2) The Registrar may, from time to time upon the instructions of the Board, compile a certied list of registered persons, copies of which may be supplied upon application and payment of such fee as the Board may prescribe.

appliCation for registration Method of 25.

(1) Every application for registration under the Act shall be made in application.

writing in the English language to the Registrar and shall be in the appropriate form set out in the Second Schedule hereto accompanied by the prescribed fee.

(2) Every application for registration shall state the qualications upon which the application is based.

Consideration of 26.

(1) Every application shall so far as is practicable be brought before applications.

the Board at the next meeting after the receipt thereof.

(2) An application may be referred to a committee of the Board and the report of such committee shall be considered by the Board at the next meeting after the receipt of the report.

Board may call for 27.

An applicant for registration shall furnish the Board with such further further information.

information and such corroborative evidence of the particulars given in his application as the Board may consider necessary for the purpose of considering the application, and the Board may call upon the applicant to attend a meeting of the Board at his own expense: Provided that nothing herein contained shall prevent the Board from acting upon further or other evidence which may prove the incorrectness of any statement made in such application or on such attendance.

Withholding 28.

Should an applicant without good cause refuse to furnish any further information.

information which the Board may call for or fail to attend personally a meeting of the Board after receiving due notice, the Board may refuse to consider further the application.

Decision.

29.

The decision of the Board on an application for registration shall be communicated to the applicant by letter addressed to him at the postal address appearing on his application form.

registration and registration CertifiCates Change of address.

30.

Every person whose name is entered in the register shall keep the Registrar informed of any change of address and the Registrar shall amend the register accordingly.

Issue of registration 31.

Upon the completion of the entry of a name in the register a certicate of registration which shall bear a serial number corresponding to the number of certicate.

the entry in the register applicable shall be duly completed and the common seal impressed thereon, and the entry in the register shall be similarly attested, and Rev.

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Every certicate of registration shall be in the appropriate form set out in the Third Schedule hereto.

32.

The name of a registered person may be removed from the register upon the instructions of the Board in the event of the death of the registered Removal of a name person or upon the written application of the registered person, or by the order from the register.

of the High Court in accordance with section 13 of the Act.

33.

In the event of the suspension of a registered person or the removal Endorsement of of the name of a registered person from the register for any cause, the register register on removal shall be suitably endorsed by the Registrar, and the Board shall publish in the of a name.

Gazette a notice of such suspension or removal.

34.

Upon the suspension of a registered person or the removal of the name of a registered person from the register such person shall forthwith deliver up Certicate to be returned to the Board.

his registration certicate to the Board.

35.

Should a certicate not be returned in accordance with by-law 34 Power to sue for upon demand by registered letter to the last known address of the person to return of certicate.

whom the certicate relates, the Board shall have power to take legal action for the recovery thereof.

36.

Upon the return of a certicate of registration the Board shall Method of dealing (a) in the case of suspension, hold the certicate until the person with returned to whom it relates has been reinstated; certicates.

(b) in the case of a person whose name is removed from the register for reasons other than death, cancel the certicate; (c) in the case of a deceased person endorse the certicate with a note of the death and thereafter may return the certicate to the representative of the deceased person if so requested.

37.

In the event of a registered certicate being lost or destroyed and such Loss or destruction of loss or destruction being proved to the satisfaction of the Board, a duplicate a certicate.

of such registration certicate may be supplied to the registered person upon payment of a fee of forty shillings.

Conditions of engagement and sCale of professional Charges for arChiteCts 38.

Subject to the provisions of the Act and of these By-laws, the Fourth Schedule to Conditions of Engagement and the Scale of Professional Charges shall be apply.

those contained in the Fourth Schedule to these By-laws as from time to time amended or reproduced by the Board.

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Subject to the provisions of the Act and of these By-laws, the apply.

Conditions of Engagement and the Scale of Professional Charges shall be those contained in the Fifth Schedule to these By-laws as from time to time amended or reproduced by the Board.

Scale of charges to be 40.

It shall be the duty of the Registrar to publish in the Gazette at intervals published.

of not more than ve years the scale of charges referred to in by-laws 38 and 39, and with the minimum of delay to publish in the Gazette from time to time any revisions made to that scale.

artiCled pupils Board to be notied 41.

A registered architect or quantity surveyor proposing to receive an of conditions of articles pupil shall immediately inform the Board of the name and address of articles.

such pupil together with full particulars of his articles of pupilage.

Articles to conform with conditions 42.

All articles of pupilage shall contain conditions relating to the approved by the obligations of pupil to principal and prinicipal to pupil, the period of pupilage Board.

and the consideration for which the principal shall undertake to receive a pupil and which shall be made or allowed to the principal by the parent or guardian of the pupil and all such conditions shall be submitted to and be approved by the Board.

Completion or cancellation of 43.

(1) A registered architect or quantity surveyor shall notify the Board of the completion or cancellation of a pupils articles of pupilage.

In the event articles to be notied of cancellation the principal shall inform the Board of the reason therefor.

and endorsed by the Board.

(2) Upon completion or otherwise all articles of pupilage shall be endorsed by the Board.

examinations Powers of the Board.

44.

The Board may from time to time formulate a syllabus for and cause examinations to be held in respect of (a) candidates for registration; (b) preliminary, intermediate and nal stages for person training in Kenya.

unprofessional ConduCt Denition of 45 (1) The Board may declare any general course of conduct to be unprofessional.

unprofessional conduct or professional misconduct (which expressions are used synonymously).

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(3) In particular and not exclusively and without derogation of the powers of the Board under paragraphs (1) and (2) of this by-law, an architect or quantity surveyor may be deemed by the Board to be guilty of unprofessional conduct or professional misconduct if he (a) engages directly or indirectly in any of the building trades, either as principal (except as owner of the building to be erected) or in a salaried capacity or practice as an auctioneer, house agent, manufacturers agent or any other commercial undertaking inconsistent with the profession of an architect or of a quantity surveyor: Provided that nothing herein shall be deemed to prevent an architect or a quantity surveyor from announcing land or sites or premises for sale or letting in connection with an estate to which he has been appointed surveyor; (b) accepts any work which involves the giving or receiving of discounts or commissions; (c) accepts any discount, gift or commission from contractors or tradesmen whether employed upon his work or not; (d) own or have a commercial interest, either as a director of a company or as a consultant or adviser or as a shareholder in any material, device or invention used in a building without rst informing his client thereof and obtaining his sanction before specifying the use of it in works under his direction; (e) advertise or publicly offers his services by means of circulars or otherwise or make paid announcements in the press except to publish in the press and notify his correspondents by post once of any change of address, opening of a new rm or branch ofce or alterations in the partnership or constitution of a rm; (f) gives monetary consideration for the insertion of illustrations and descriptions of his work in the press or allow illustrations and descriptions of his work to be used by the publishers for extorting advertisements from unwilling contributors; (g) exhibits his name outside his ofce and on buildings in course of construction, alteration or extension in an ostentatious way or in lettering more than two inches in height; (h) issue any drawings, specication, bills of quantities, certicate or nal account unless the same bear his name or signature; 18 CAP.

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2010 [Subsidiary] (i) except as provided by by-law 45A hereof shares or agrees to share fees or enter into partnership in regard to architectural or quantity surveying work with any person not registered: Provided that nothing herein shall be deemed to prevent an architect from entering into partnership with a quantity surveyor; (j) take part in any architectural competition limited or otherwise, unless the conditions thereof have been approved by the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors and conform to the regulations governing promotion and conduct of architectural competitions as laid down by the Royal Institute of British Architects in so far as they apply; (k) attempt in any way to secure work for which a competition has been instituted, except as competitor and in accordance with the conditions of that competition until the conditions of the competition have ceased to be operative; (l) attempt to inuence unfairly or dishonourably whether directly or indirectly the award in a competition; (m) act as architect or joint architect for a work which is or has been the subject of a competition in which he is or has been engaged as assessor; (n) as an assessor act as a consulting architect unless he has been appointed as such prior to the inception of the competition, provided always that he may act as arbitrator in any dispute between the promoters and the selected architect; (o) in the case of a quantity surveyor willfully destroy his original dimensions, abstracts, draft bill and any other documentary evidence necessary to verify his bill of quantities until twelve months after the nal completion of the contract and the settlement of all accounts; (p) attempt to supplant another architect or quantity surveyor or to compete by means of reduction of fees or by other inducement; (q) knowingly proceed with the work which was previously entrusted to another architect or quantity surveyor before communicating with the architect or quantity surveyor previously employed and enquiring and ensuring the fact that his engagement has been terminated; (r) deviate from by charging less than the charges laid down in the Fourth Schedule or the Fifth Schedule to these By-laws without notifying the Board of his intention to do so and the reasons for and extent of such deviation and receiving the Rev.

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525 19 Boards sanction thereto; [Subsidiary] (s) undertake or accept instructions for professional work on the basis that if a successful result is not attained a reduction of the fee laid down in the Scale of Charges will be made or that no fee will be charged; (t) obtain or attempt to obtain architectural or quantity surveying work by means of offering or paying monetary or other valuable consideration or inducement to any person or persons or by any other improper means; (u) act other than an impartial manner between the employer and the contractor or interpret the conditions of a contract other than the entire fairness as between all parties to the contract; (v) pay another registered person less than the fees set forth in the Fourth Schedule or the Fifth Schedule to these By-laws; (w) knowingly contravenes the provisions of the Act or of these By-laws or makes a false declaration in his application for registration; (x) conduct himself in a manner which the Board may deem incompetent, dishonourable or grossly negligent in connexion with the work performed by him as an architect or quantity surveyor; (y) default in respect of payment of any moneys due by him to the Board.

(4) A registered person will be held responsible for the acts of members of his staff so far as they relate to matters coming within the scope of subparagraphs (a) to (x) inclusive of paragraph (3) of this by-law.

45A.

(1) The Board may approve the entry into partnership of a registered Approval of person with an unregistered person.

partnership.

(2) Approval of any partnership as aforesaid is subject to the responsibility of the registered partner for acts of the unregistered partner which would be unprofessional conduct if he were a registered person.

(3) The Board may from time to time either generally or in relation to any application impose further conditions for the approval of a partnership.

(4) The Board may at any time withdraw its approval to the partnership of a registered person with an unregistered person if it nds after due inquiry that continued partnership is no longer in the interests of the profession by reason of conduct of the unregistered partner in a matter outside the practice of an architect or quantity surveyor.

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525 Architects and Quantity Surveyors [Rev.

2010 [Subsidiary] (5) Inquiry under paragraph (4) of this by-law shall be conducted as far as possible in accordance with by-laws 46 to 52 inclusive of these By-laws, except that both the registered and the unregistered partner shall be given notice of the grounds of the complaint.

inQuiry into ConduCt of arChiteCts and Quantity surveyors Institution of inquiry.

46.

(1) Inquiry into the conduct of a registered person may be instituted by the Board upon the Boards initiative or upon complaint addressed to the Board in writing, made by or on behalf of any person alleging unprofessional conduct on the part of a registered person.

(2) The Board may conduct such inquiry or may refer the inquiry to a subcommittee appointed by the Board for the purpose.

Complainant to 47.

The Board may require the complainant to le further particulars of any of the matters complained of and may require the complaint or any part le particulars on thereof to be veried by afdavit.

afdavit if required.

Person complained of 48.

Upon receipt of a complaint against a registered person, the Board shall notify the person complained of, giving the grounds of the complaint, to be notied.

under cover of registered letter, sent to his last address acknowledged by the Registrar.

Person complained of 49.

The Board may call upon the person whose conduct is complained of or is under investigation to le, within ten days thereafter, an explanation to le explanation.

in answer to the complaint and may require such explanation to be veried by afdavit.

Person complained 50.

The Board may summon before it any registered person against whom of to appear in any complaint may be lodged or whose conduct may appear to the Board to person and produce require investigation or order such person to appear before a subcommittee documents.

appointed for the purpose of investigation and may call upon such person to produce any document, contract, book, paper, drawing, specication, quantities or other writing in his possession or under his control in any way relating to or concerning the complaint or matter under investigation and may hear any evidence and inspect any document which the complainant or the party complained against may desire to adduce.

Right of person 51.

The person against whom the complaint is made shall have the right complained of to to appear before the Board and to be heard either personally or through his appear before Board.

advocate and may call such evidence and produce such documents as may be relevant.

Failure of person 52.

Should such person not appear or not le such explanation as provided complained of to in by-laws 49 and 50 the inquiry may be proceeded with forthwith.

appear at inquiry.

53.

The Board having inquired into the alleged misconduct of any Boards action person may on completion of inquiry.

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525 21 (a) take no further action; or [Subsidiary] (b) caution the person; or (c) inict a ne, not exceeding 100 on the said person; or (d) apply to the High Court in the terms of section 13 of the Act and thereupon act accordingly.

FIRST SCHEDULE (By-law 14) Common seal of the Board of registration of arChiteCts and Quantity surveyors SECOND SCHEDULE (By-law 25) form of appliCation for registration To the Registrar, Architects and Quantity Surveyors Registration Board, P.

O.

Box 866, Nairobi.

Name in full.

All information to be Title (Mr., Mrs.

or Miss, etc.).

printed in the English language.

University and/or professional afxes.

Postal address Location of ofce.

Age last birthday.

Nationality.

I, the undersigned, hereby apply to have my name as given above entered in the Register of Architects/Quantity Surveyors.* 22 CAP.

525 Architects and Quantity Surveyors [Rev.

2010 [Subsidiary] SECOND SCHEDULE(Contd.) I enclose a remittance of one hundred shillings for payment in accordance with clause 1 (a) of the Sixth Schedule to the By-laws and further undertake to pay annual renewal fees as required by the said Schedule if my application is accepted.

(1) State if pupil I was (1).

to (2).

or assistant.

of from.

(2) Give name and until and (1).

address of Principal.

to (2).

of.

from.

until and (1).

to (2).

of.

from.

until.

and (1) to (2).

of.

from.

until State in what During the above periods I was engaged upon the following completed capacity.

Not more works: than four.

I desire to give the following information regarding my qualications: I have passed the following examination:.

I append the names and addresses of the following persons to whom reference may be made: Have you ever submitted previously an application for registration?.

I hereby declare that the foregoing statements are true in every respect and that I have read the Act and the By-laws and understand that, if registered, I shall be bound thereby and by any amendments thereto so long as my name remains in the Register.

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525 23 [Subsidiary] Signature of applicant.

Date.

Deposit Receipt No Registered No.

For ofce use only.

Candidate notied.

Approved by the Board.

_ *Delete as necessary THIRD SCHEDULE (By-law 31) CertifiCate of registration arChiteCts THIS IS TO CERTIFY that.

is registered as an arChiteCt in terms of the Architects and Quantity Surveyors Act.

In witness whereof the Common Seal of the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors is hereunto afxed this.

day of ., 19.

.Chairman .Member .Member.

Registrar.

Registered Serial No.

_ CertifiCate of registration Quantity surveyors THIS IS TO CERTIFY that.

is registered as a Quantity surveyor in terms of the Architects and Quantity Surveyors Act.

In witness whereof the Common Seal of the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors is hereunto afxed this day ., of 19 24 CAP.

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2010 [Subsidiary] .Chairman .Member .Member.

Registrar.

Registered Serial No.

.

L.N.

193/1979.

FOURH SCHEDULE (By-law 38) Conditions of engagement and sCale of professional Charges for arChiteCts part 1Conditions of engagement A.1.

Responsibilities (a) Architects in Kenya are governed by the Architects and Quantity Surveyors Act (Cap.

525) and by the by-laws made thereunder.

(b) The work of an architect is to advise his clients, study their needs, to prepare, direct and co-ordinate design and to supervise works executed under a building contract.

(c) The employment of consultants shall be at the architects discretion in agreement with the client.

Where consultants are employed, the architect shall be responsible for the direction and integration of their work.

Consultants shall be responsible for the detailed design and supervision of the work entrusted to them.

(d) The architect may also nominate specialist sub-contractors for the design and execution of any part of the work.

He shall be responsible for the direction and integration of their design, and for the supervision of their work in accordance with paragraph (h) of this clause.

(e) The work done by an architect in fulllment of these responsibilities is described in Part 3 of this Schedule.

(f) The architect shall not initiate or proceed with any stage of his duties without the authority of the client.

He shall not make any material deviation, alteration, addition to or omission from the approved design without the knowledge and consent of the client, except as provided in paragraph (g) of this clause.

He shall inform the client if the total authorized expenditure is likely to be exceeded and if the contract period is likely to be varied.

(g) Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph (f) of this clause, the architect may authorize material changes in design if they are necessary for constructional reasons, provided that the client is informed without delay.

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525 25 [Subsidiary] (h) The architect shall give such periodic supervision and inspection as may be necessary to ensure that the works are being executed in general accordance with the contract; constant supervision does not form part of his normal duties.

(i) Where more frequent or constant inspection is required a Clerk of Works shall be employed.

He shall be nominated or approved by the architect, and be under the architects direction and control.

He shall be appointed and paid by the client or alternatively may be employed by the architect who shall be reimbursed in accordance with paragraph (a) of clause H.4 of this Schedule.

(j) Where the employment of a resident architect is agreed he shall be employed by the architect who shall be reimbursed in accordance with paragraph (a) of clause H.4 if this Schedule.

A.2.

Remuneration (a) Architects in Kenya are required to uphold and apply the Scale of Professional Charges published by the Board.

The remuneration of the architect shall therefore be in accordance with the Scale and Conditions specied herein, unless a higher charge is agreed between the architect and client when the former is commissioned.

(b) The Scale of Charges does not include any remuneration for works performed by Quantity Surveyors, or by Civil, Structural, Electrical or Heating and Ventilating Engineers, or for any other work normally performed by specialist consultants.Where any work which would normally be performed by a specialist consultant is performed by the architects own staff, other than work provided for in Part 6 of this Schedule, then subject to prior agreement by the client, a fee shall be charged in accordance with the Scales of Fees of the Association of Consulting Engineers or other appropriate Professional Association.

(c) When consultants are employed subject to paragraph (c) of clause A.

I, they may be appointed and paid by the architect, who shall be reimbursed by the client for such payments, or appointed and paid by the client.

(d) Where work done by a client results in the omission of part of the normal service described in Part 3 of this Schedule, a commensurate reduction in fees may be made by prior written agreement, provided such an agreement schedules in detail the work to be done by the client which would otherwise have formed part of the normal service by the architect.

(e) The architects charges do not include any remuneration for quantity surveying.

(f) Where the services of more than one profession are provided by a single rm or consortium, fees shall be the same as if such services were provided independently.

Any consolidated fees shall therefore be the sum of the appropriate fees for the individual professional services rendered.

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2010 [Subsidiary] (g) Where an architect is commissioned by the Government of Kenya to undertake professional work in accordance with the special Scale of Charges agreed between Government and the Profession, the architect shall not be bound to adhere to the Scale specied herein, except in regard to any matter not described in the said special Scale.

A.

3.

Termination of Engagement (a) An engagement entered into between the architect and the client may be terminated at any time by either party on the expiry of reasonable notice, when the architect shall be entitled to remuneration in accordance with clause B.

10 of this Schedule.

A.

4.

Copyright (a) Copyright in all drawings and in the work executed from them will remain the property of the architect unless a specic contract is entered into for the sale of such a copyright and except for drawings an work for the Government of the Republic of Kenya as provided for in section 6 of the Copyright Act (Cap.

130).

A.5.

Interpretation (a) Any question arising out of the Conditions of Engagement and Scale of Professional Fees and Charges may be referred by architect or client to the Board for advice at any time, provided always that any difference or dispute between them shall be determined in accordance with paragraph (a) of clause A.6 or clause A.7 of this Schedule.

A.6.

Disputes (a) Any difference or dispute may be agreement between the parties be referred to the Board for an opinion, provided always that such an opinion is sought on a joint statement of undisputed facts, and the parties undertake to accept it as nal.

A.7.

Arbitration (a) Where any difference or dispute arising out of the Conditions of Engagement and Scale of Professional Fees and Charges cannot be determined in accordance with paragraph (a) of clause A.6, it shall be referred to arbitration by a person to be agreed between the parties, or failing agreement within fourteen days after either party has given the other a written request to concur in the appointment of an arbitrator, to a person to be nominated at the request of either party by the President of the East Africa Institute of Architects.

part 2the CalCulation of fees and Charges B.1.

This part rst sets out the various kinds of fees and charges, and then deals with the details of their calculation.

It may prove convenient to turn to Part 3 of this Schedule after reading clause B.2, and to refer back to the remaining clauses in Part 2 of this Schedule.

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Scope [Subsidiary] (a) The architects fees and charges may fall into four main categories: B.3.

The Normal Service Fees for work common to all building projects, which is described in Part 3 of this Schedule and hereinafter referred to as the normal service.

Such fees are a percentage of the total construction cost of the works as hereinafter dened.

As described in Part 4 of this Schedule, the percentage may vary according to the nature of the works.

B.4.

Additional Services Fees for work which although common to many building projects does not necessarily arise in all, or which is so variable that it could not reasonably be charged on a percentage basis.

Such work is described in Part 5 of this Schedule and is hereinafter referred to as additional services.

The architects fees for this work are on a time basis in accordance with Part 7 of this Schedule.

B.5.

Special Services Fees for specialist work, such as is described in Part 6 of this Schedule and hereinafter referred to as special services, which may arise in any building project.

Such fees may be a percentage of the cost of executing the specialist works for which the architect is engaged, which will vary according to the nature of the services, or on a time basis in accordance with Part 7 of this Schedule.

B.6.

Out of Pocket Expenses The cost of all prints, and other reproductions of all drawings and documents, traveling and hotel expenses, and other reasonable disbursements which are specically incurred in connection with the commission, which shall be charged in accordance with Part 8 of this Schedule.

B.7.

Total Construction Costs (a) The total construction cost will be based on the cost, as certied by the architect, of all works, executed under the direction of the general contractor, including the cost of site works and built-in furniture and equipment, subject to the following conditions: (b) The total construction cost should not include sub-contractors design fees for work on which consultants would otherwise have been employed.

Where appropriate the architect should estimate a reduction from the contract sum.

(c) In addition to the cost of all works executed under the building contract, the total construction cost shall be deemed to include the cost of any work which is excluded from the contract but otherwise designed by the architect.

(d) The cost of specialist equipment, xed or unxed, or works of art will not usually be included, although the architect may charge for work in connexion with such items under Part 6 of this Schedule, or on a time basis as provided for under Part 7 of this Schedule.

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2010 [Subsidiary] (e) Where appropriate the cost of old materials will be calculated as if they were new.

(f) Where any materials, labour or carriage are supplied by a client who is not the builder, the cost shall be estimated by the architect as if they were supplied by the contractor, and included in the total construction cost.

(g) Where the client is the builder, the building organizations own estimated cost of the works, as certied by an independent quantity surveyor, may be used in calculating the total construction cost provided always that the architects own estimate shall be used in the absence of such statement of account.

B.8.

The Normal Service (a) The work described in Part 3 of this Schedule is required for any building project and unless the architect is specically informed to the contrary he may assume the client intends the execution of any works he is commissioned to design, and that the normal service will be required.

(b) The normal service is divided into ve stages described in paragraphs (a) to (e) of clause C.2.

Subject to the provisions of clause B.10, percentage fees on the total construction cost of the works shall be charged for services provided in paragraphs (b) to (e) of clause C.2.

B.9.

Mode and Time of Payment (a) On completion of each stage of the normal service described in Part 3 of this Schedule the appropriate percentage fee on the estimated construction cost of the works subject to any variation in accordance with Part 4 of this Schedule, plus any other fees and out of pocket expenses which have accrued, shall be due for payment.

(b) Fees and charges in respect of stages described in paragraphs (d) and (e) of clause C.2 will be paid by instalments proportionate to the drawings completed or value of the works certied from time to time.

(c) Alternatively, the architect and client may arrange for interim payments of fees and charges during all stages of the work and for payment during the stage described in paragraph (e) of clause C.2 by instalments other than those related to the value of the work certied from time to time.

(d) On the issue of the nal certicate, all percentage fees must be recalculated on the actual construction cost.

The nal instalment of all fees and other charges must then be made.

B.10.

Partial Service (a) Where for any reason the architect provides only part of the service described in Part 3 of this Schedule he shall be entitled to commensurate remuneration, in addition to any out of pocket expenses, in accordance with paragraph (b) to (f) of this clause, clause B.11 and clause B.12 of this Schedule.

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525 29 (b) Where an architect completes the work in any of paragraphs (b) to [Subsidiary] (d) of clause C.

2, he shall be entitled to the appropriate percentage fee on the estimated construction cost of the works.

(c) Where an architect is commissioned to undertake only the work described in paragraph (e) of clause C.2, whether in whole or part, fees shall be on a time basis; provided always that where the architect provides only part of the services described in paragraph (e) of clause C.2 in respect of his own design he shall be entitled to not less than the percentage fee due to him under paragraph (b) of clause B.9.

(d) Where an architect provides only a part of the complete service described in any of paragraphs (b) to (d) of clause C.2, fees shall be on a time basis, except by prior written agreement in accordance with paragraph (d) of clause A.2.

(e) All percentage fees for partial services shall be based on the architects current estimate of the total construction cost of the work.

Such estimates may be based on an accepted tender, or subject to paragraph (f) of this clause, on the lowest of unaccepted tenders.

(f) In no case where partial service is provided in respect of works for which the executed cost is not known and no tender has been accepted should the architects percentage fees be based on an estimated total construction cost which exceeds the most recent cost limited agreed with the client.

B.11.

Abandoned Works (a) Where the construction of works is cancelled or postponed for a period exceeding twelve months, or the architect is instructed to stop work indenitely at any time they shall be deemed to be abandoned and fees for partial service will be due.

(b) If, however, instructions necessary for the architect to continue work are not received from the client, the works may be deemed to have been abandoned after six months have elapsed from the time such instructions were requested.

(c) Where works are abandoned or any part of them is omitted at any time before completion, fees for partial service in respect of the whole or part of the works shall be charged for all work done with due authority, in accordance with clause B.10 of this Schedule.

B.12.

Resumed Works (a) If works which have been abandoned are resumed without substantial alteration within twelve months any fees paid under clause B.11 of this Schedule shall rank solely as payment on account towards the total fee payable on the execution of such works and calculated on their total construction cost.

(b) Except where there is written agreement to the contrary, where works which have been abandoned are resumed after twelve months, any fees paid under clause B.11 of this Schedule shall be regarded as nal payment for 30 CAP.

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The resumed works shall be deemed a new commission for which payment shall be due in accordance with Part 3 and clause B.10 of this Schedule.

(c) All additional work arising out of resumed works shall be charged on a time basis.

part 3the normal serviCe C.1.

The minimum fee for normal service is 6 per cent for new works and 10 per cent for works to existing buildings.

Higher percentages scheduled in clauses D.2 and D.3 apply to works costing less than 7,000.

The normal service is divided into stages which mark the progress of the architects work.

On completion of each stage an instalment of the fee is payable in accordance with clause B.9 of this Schedule.

C.2.

Stage and Description of Work Cumulative Percentage Fees due New Works to Works Existing Buildings (a) Inception.For advising the client No fee except where services upon the services of an architect and the need described in clause E.3 of this for a quantitysurveyor, obtaining an initial Schedule are provided.

statement of requirements and outlining possible courses of action.

(b) Outline Proposals.

For considering or developing the brief; for advising on the need for and instructing any consultants.

For preparing outline proposals which incorporate a detailed presentation of the clients requirements and an approximation of the cost of meeting them.

For reporting any major decisions needed from the client, 1.35 and receiving any amended instructions.

1.00 (c) Scheme Design.For preparing in collaboration with any consultants, a scheme design consisting of small-scale working drawings which shall indicate the spatial arrangements and appearance, for reporting to the client on the scheme including presenting an assessment of the cost and timetable for the project, and where so required submitting copies of the drawings to the local authority for town planning consent, approval under the building by-laws.

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525 31 [Subsidiary] Cumulative Fees due Percentage Works to New Existing Works Buildings (d) Detailed Design and Production Drawings.For completing a detailed design incorporatingthe design work done by any consultants.For preparing production drawings and information necessary for 4.50 7.00 Bills and Quantities.

(e) From Tender Action to Completion.

For obtaining and advising on tenders and for preparing and advising on the contract and the appointment of the contractor.

For brieng the contractor, arranging for him to take possession of the site, and examining his programme; for periodic supervision and issuing certicates required by the building contract, for handling over the building to the client, providing small-scale drawings showing the main lines of drainage and other services as executed and giving initial guidance on maintenance.

6.00 10.00 C.3.

Approvals (a) The normal service covers the duty of making and negotiating applications for town planning consent and building by-laws approvals.

(b) Additional negotiations arising from such applications, and all work in connection with other applications constitute additional services and shall be charged on a time basis.

part 4variation of fees D.1.

This part describes variations in fees for the normal service described in Part 3 of this Schedule.

D.2.

Works Costing Less than 7,000 The percentage shown in Part 3 of this Schedule will apply only to new works costing 7,000 or more.

For works costing less the following sliding scale shall apply: (a) Total Construction Cost % Fees Minimum Fees Under 700.

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10 7001,600.

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9 70 1,6002,500.

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9 152 2,5003,400.

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8 225 32 CAP.

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2010 [Subsidiary] 3,4004,300.

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8 289 4,3005,200.

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7 344 5,2006,100.

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7 390 6,1007,000.

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6 427 Over 7,000.

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6 455 (b) Where partial service is performed in respect of works costing less than 7,000, the following percentages shall apply, provided that the minimum fee assessed at any percentage shall be greater than the maximum fee due vide the percentage next below: Stage of Service described in clause C.2 of the Schedule.

Paragraph (b) 1/6 of the percentage fee Paragraph (c) 5/12 of the percentage fee Paragraph (d) 3/4 of the percentage fee D.3.

Works to Existing Buildings (a) A higher percentage is chargeable for works to existing buildings as scheduled in Part 3 of this Schedule, but for works costing less than 16,000 the following sliding scale shall apply: Total Construction Cost % Fees Minimum Fees Under 2,000.

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15 2,000.

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14 300 3,000.

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13 420 4,000.

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12 524 8,000.

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12 1,000 12,000.

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11 1,440 16,000.

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10 1,760 (b) For a partial service in respect of works to existing buildings costing less than 16,000 the following fees shall apply, provided that the minimum fee assessed at any percentage shall be greater than the maximum fee due under the percentage next below: Stage of Service described in clause C.2 of this Schedule Paragraph (b) 1/8 of the percentage fee Paragraph (c) 1/3 of the percentage fee Paragraph (d) 7/10 of the percentage fee (c) Fees for extension to existing buildings which are substantially independent shall be as for new works, but the fee for those sections of works which marry the existing buildings to the new shall always be charged on the higher scale.

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[Subsidiary] (e) The percentage in paragraphs (a) and (b) of this clause are minima and will not necessarily be sufcient for alterations to all buildings.

Higher fees may often be appropriate and should be assessed on the merits of the individual commission.

D.

4.

Repetitive Works (a) Repetitive works may consist of oors or bays repeated within a single building, or buildings repeated on the same site.

Where such oor, bays or buildings are repeated under a single building contract and such repetition enables sets of drawings and specications to be re-used without alteration or with only minor modication, fees shall be reduced as follows: (b) Where houses are in all respects identical repeats of one design for which type drawings and specications can be re-used without modication, the fees for work described in paragraph (c) of clause C.2 shall be reduced by 1 per cent, and the fees for work described in paragraph (d) of clause C.2 shall be waived for each repeated house other than the rst ve.

(c) Fees for work described in paragraph (d) of clause C.2 only shall be waived for each repeated house, other than the rst ve, for which type drawings and specications can be re-used with only minor modication.

(d) Where a multi-storey building contains a number of repeated oors or a single building consists of a number of repeated bays which are each not less than 2,500 square feet in area and are in all respects repetitions of a single design for which type drawings and specications can be re-used without modication, fees for services described in paragraphs (c) and (d) of clause C.2 shall be waived for each repeated aw or bay, other than the rst eight oors or the rst ve bays.

(e) Fees for work described in paragraph (d) of clause C.2 only may be waived for each repeated oor or bay, other than the rst eight oors or ve bays, for which type drawings and specications can be re-used with only minor modications, provided that all conditions in paragraph (d) of this clause are fullled.

(f) Where a multi-storey building consists of two or more self-contained units, each of which consists of a number of dwellings and their ancillary facilities including all necessary access, fees for the repeated units shall be calculated as if they were independent buildings, in accordance with clause D.5.

(g) The calculation of fees for repetitive works shall be in accordance with clause D.6.

D.5.

Repeated Buildings (a) Where a building is repeated for the same client, and type drawings and specications can be re-used without modication, irrespective of whether more than one site or contract is involved, fees shall be reduced as follows: 34 CAP.

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2010 [Subsidiary] (b) Where a building of not less than 2,000 square feet in area is in all respects a repeat of a previous design for the same client and type drawings and specications can be re-used without modication, the fees for work described in paragraphs (c) and (d) of clause C.2 shall be waived for each repeated building other than the rst.

(c) Fees for work described in paragraph (d) of clause C.2 only may be waived for each repeated building of not less than 2,000 square feet in area, other than the rst, for which type drawings and specications can be re-used with only minor modication.

(d) Fees for all except the rst ve of any repeated buildings of less than 2,000 square feet in area may be waived for work described in paragraph (c) and/or (d) of clause C.2 provided that all the conditions in paragraphs (b) and (c) of this clause respectively are fullled.

(e) The calculation of fees for repeated buildings shall be in accordance with clause D.6.

D.6.

Application of Reductions (a) Reduction for repetitive work and repeated buildings shall be calculated as follows: (b) Type drawings and specications are those drawings of a repeated house, oor, bay or unit of a building which are necessary for the construction of the works above ground oor slab, otherwise referred to as the superstructure.

Reductions shall be made in respect of superstructure only, and all work below ground oor slabs or timber joists shall be excluded from all construction costs on which stage fees are waived.

(c) The total construction cost of the work shall be taken rst and the fee for normal or partial services calculated thereon.

The fee for any work in paragraphs (c) and/or (d) of clause C.2 which is done should then be assessed on the cost of the works qualifying for reductions and deducted from the fee rst calculated.

(d) Screen walls, outbuildings and garages shall be excluded from the construction costs of works on which fees are waived unless they are included in the type drawings and specications.

(e) The handing of a plan shall not constitute a modication.

(f) The fees for work in paragraph (e) of clause C.2 shall not in any circumstances be reduced for repetitive works or repeated buildings.

(g) In the case of houses which are in all respects repeats of one design but for which separate applications for approval must be made to the local authority for each house, then paragraph (c) of clause D.4 and not paragraph (b) of clause D4 shall apply.

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525 35 part 5additional serviCes [Subsidiary] E1.

This section covers services which although common to many building projects do not necessarily arise in all or which are so variable that they could not reasonably be charged on a percentage basis.

(a) The architects charges for the services described will be based on the time spent on the work by the architect and his staff.

E.2.

Sites and Buildings (a) For advising on the selection and suitability of sites, conducting negotiations concerned with sites or buildings, making surveys, measurements and plans of the sites, sites and buildings or existing buildings.

(b) For making inspections, preparing reports or giving general advice on the condition of premises.

(c) For preparing schedules of dilapidations and negotiating them on behalf of landlords or tenants; for taking particulars on site, preparing specications for repairs and supervising their execution.

(d) For making structural investigations, the limits of which shall be clearly dened and agreed in writing, such as are necessary to ascertain or not whether there are defects in the walls, roofs, oors and drains of a building which may materially affect its life and value.

E.3.

Feasibility Studies (a) For undertaking a preliminary technical appraisal of a project sufcient to enable the client to decide whether and in what form to proceed, and making town planning inquiries or application for outline town planning approval.

Such an appraisal may include an approximation of the cost of meeting the clients requirements, a statement upon the need for consultants, an outline timetable and a suggested contract procedure.

E4.

Development Plans (a) For preparing development plans which will be carried out over a number of years for any large building or complex of buildings.

(b) Fees for preparing development plans shall always be additional to percentage fees for normal service.

E.5.

Layouts, Roads and Sewers (a) Where the architect is employed to prepare a layout only or is employed to prepare a layout for a greater area than that which is to be developed immediately.

(b) Where the architect is employed to provide normal service for roads and sewers, fees shall be in accordance with the Scale of Charges for General 36 CAP.

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E.6.

Development Studies (a) Where a clients initial statement of requirements in paragraph (a) of clause C.2 requires special services such as operational research including works study before consideration of the brief and development of outline proposals as described in paragraph (b) of clause C.2 can begin.

(b) Where the development of a scheme design in paragraph (c) of clause C.2 or detailed design in paragraph (d) of clause C.2 involves special constructional research, including the design, construction or testing of prototype buildings or models.

(c) Payment for the design of mass produced building components may be by royalty, or by time charges and sale of copyright.

Fees for development work in connexion with the design or prototypes should be on a time basis, but may be an advance on royalties.

E.7.

Special Drawings For preparing any drawings especially, for the use of the client, for by-law and building regulation approvals, or for negotiating with ground landlords, adjoining owners, public authorities, licensing authorities, mortgagors and others.

E.8.

Negotiations (a) For special negotiations arising from applications for town planning, building by-law, building act or building regulation approvals.

(b) For providing information and/or making all applications other than those detailed in paragraph (a) of clause C.3 of this Schedule including applications for licences, negotiations in connexion with party walls, rights of light and other easements, reservations or restrictions, and grant aid.

E.9.

Changes in Instructions (a) For extra work at any time owning to changes in an approved design beyond the control of the architect, resulting from changes in the clients instructions or any other cause.

Clients are particularly reminded of the considerable extra charges which may be incurred as follows: (b) For amending detailed design drawings already prepared or for preparing new drawings because of alterations in the brief after the approval of a scheme design.

(c) For amending production information already prepared or for preparing additional information because of changes in location, size or shape after the approval of a detailed design.

E.10.

Delays in Building For additional work arising from delay in building operations beyond the control of the architect.

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The services described in this section do not form part of the work described in Part 3 of this Schedule, and are subject to additional fees.

F.2.

Town Planning (a) Fees for town planning work shall be in accordance with the Professional Charges of the Town Planning Institute, subject to the following provisos: (b) All layouts shall be charged on a time basis.

(c) All time charges shall be in accordance with Part 7 of this Schedule.

F.3.

Garden and Landscape Design (a) The cost of all site works designed under the direction of the architect under the same or separate building, civil engineering or landscape contracts, shall be included in the total construction cost of the works, and the architect shall be entitled to the appropriate percentage fees for normal or partial service, except that: (b) Fees for the rst 5,000 of all works shall be in accordance with the Scale of Professional Charges of the Institute of Landscape Architects.

(c) Fees for the normal service for roads and sewers shall be in accordance with the Scale of Charges for General Civil Engineering Works of the Association of Consulting Engineers.

(d) The fees for special design of garden furniture and ornaments shall be as for the design of furniture in paragraph (c) of clause F.4.

(e) Specialist advice on the selection of plants and materials, visits to nurseries, etc., and all other additional services shall be charged on a time basis.

F.4.

Interior Design (a) Where special services are required in respect of interior design work in a new or existing building, such work being distinct from normal alterations to an existing building and excluding all external works and any major structural alterations, and the architect is employed only on this work, or it is executed under a special sub-contract or a contract separate from that for other works on which the architect may be employed, fees are as follows: (b) For the normal service described in Part 3 of this Schedule, with the addition of special sketch studies, detailed advice on the selection of all furniture, ttings, and soft furnishings, and supervision of the making up of such furnishings the percentage fee for each stage of the normal service shall be double that for new works.

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2010 [Subsidiary] (c) The architect shall separate the construction costs of interior design work on which such special fees are calculated from the total construction cost on which he is receiving a fee for the normal service.

(d) Neither total construction costs nor the fee for the normal service shall be abated where other designers are employed on interior design work executed under the direction of the architect.

F.5.

Shop Fitting and Exhibition Work (a) For shop tting and exhibition design including both the remodeling of existing shops and the design of new units both independently and within the shell of existing buildings, irrespective of whether the architect is employed for shop tting design only or the work forms part of a general building contract, the percentage fee for each stage of the normal service will be double that for new works.

(b) Where shop tting drawings are provided by specialist sub-contractors the fee shall be as for the normal service described in Part 3 of this Schedule.

F.6.

Furniture and Fittings (a) For advising on the selection and suitability of loose furniture ttings and soft furnishings and supervision of their installation including the making up of soft furnishings, fees shall be on a time basis.

(b) For the design of special items of furniture for limited production only, the percentage shall be 15 per cent of the total production cost.

Alternatively, fees may be on a time basis.

(c) Payment for the design of mass-produced items of furniture may be by royalty, or by time and sale of copyright.

Fees for the design of prototyopes should be on a time basis, but may be an advance on royaltites.

F.7.

Works of Art For advising on the commissioning of special works of art, the selection of paintings and sculpture, etc., and for supervising their installation, fees shall be on a time basis.

F.8.

Quantity Surveying, Valuing and Surveying Fees for preparing Bills of Quantities, valuing work executed, valuation of properties, and surveying work other than that covered in other sections of this Schedule, shall be in accordance with the Scale of Professional Charges published by the Board for Quantity Surveying.

F.9.

Litigation and Arbitration (a) For qualifying to give evidence, settling proofs, conferences with advocates and counsel, attendance in court or at arbitrations or town planning inquiries or before other tribunals for services in connexion with litigations and for arbitration, fees shall be on a time basis.

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2010] Architects and Quantity Surveyors CAP.

525 39 [Subsidiary] (b) Time charges shall be in accordance with Part 7 of this Schedule, except that there shall be a minimum fee of Shs.

675 for acting as arbitrator.

part 7time Charges and estimates of professional fees G.1.

In assessing the rate at which time should be charged, all relevant factors should be considered, such as the complexity of the work, the professional standing of the architect, the character of negotiations, etc.

G.2.

Hourly Rates (a) Except where otherwise specied fees based upon time spent by both principals and staff shall be as follows: (b) The rate for principals shall be Sh.

90 per hour upwards depending on circumstances.

(c) The rate for architectural and other technical staff shall be Shs.

3 per hour for each 100 of gross annual salary.

(d) Day rates may be charged on the basis of not less than 71/2 hours of principals staff time.

(e) Unless otherwise agreed time shall not be charged for clerical staff.

G.3.

Travelling Time (a) Where work is situated more than fty miles from the architects ofce, and such work is visited by road or rail, traveling time shall be charged on an hourly basis.

(b) where work is situated more than two hundred miles from the architects ofce, and such work is visited by air, travelling time shall be charged on an hourly basis.

G.4.

Estimates of Professional Fees (a) Architects who are required to give estimates of the cost of their professional services may do so quoting appropriate percentage fees on any constructional costs limits supplied by the client or by estimating time charges on work for which percentage fees are not applicable provided that: (b) Any estimates shall be subject to revision in accordance with actual construction costs of works for which scale fees are quoted, or the time actually spent on the job.

(c) The services to be provided shall be clearly stated.

(d) Estimates based on time charges indicate the estimated time to be spent by principals and staff at various salary levels.

(e) An architect in Kenya shall not knowingly compete with another in respect of percentage fees or time charges.

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2010 [Subsidiary] part 8out of poCket expenses H.1.

In addition to paying fees under any other section of this Schedule, the client shall reimburse the architect for all reasonable out of pocket expenses actually and properly incurred connexion with the commission.

Such expenses shall include the following: H.2.

Drawings and Documents Printing, reproduction or purchase costs of all documents, drawings, maps, models, photographs, and other records, including all those used in communication between architect, client, quantity surveyor, consultants and contractor, and for inquiries to contractors, subcontractors and suppliers, notwithstanding any obligation on the part of the architect to supply such documents to those concerned.

L.N.

193/ 1979.

H.3.

Hotel and Travelling Expenses Hotel and traveling expenses, including mileage allowance for cars and other similar disbursements.

Mileage allowance for cars shall be charged at the appropriate rate in accordance with the current Table issued by the Automobile Association of Kenya as amended from time to time, and shall be calculable on the basis of total running costs in shillings per kilometre depending on the engine capacity of the car used for journeys to and from destinations situated more than ve miles from the architects ofce.

H.4.

Disbursements (a) Expenses incurred in respect of advertising for tenders; for clerks of works and other resident site staff, including the time and expense of interviewers and reasonable expenses for interviews.

(b) Any other payments made on behalf of the client.

H.5.

Special Fees Fees and other charges for specialist professional advice, which have been incurred by the architect with the specic authority of the client.

H.6.

Compounding of Expenses (a) By prior written agreement expenses may be estimated or standardized in whole or part, or compounded for an increase in the percentage fee.

(b) The client shall not be liable for inland surface postage or local telephone charges, but shall be liable for air mail, overseas postage, trunk telephone calls and telegrams.

part 9work outside kenya I.1.

Persons who are registered as architects in Kenya are reminded that they are bound by the Code of Professional Conduct wherever they may be commissioned to undertake professional work.

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525 41 [Subsidiary] I.2.

Fees for Work Outside Kenya (a) In the case of registered architects who are members of the Royal Institute of British Architects, it is recommended that their fees should be based on the recommendations of the R.I.B.A.

as published in Part 9 of the R.I.B.A.

Scale of Charges.

(b) In the case of registered architects who are not members of the R.I.B.A., it is recommended that their fees should be based on this Schedule as published by the Board.

FIFTH SCHEDULE (By-law 39) Conditions of engagement and sCale of professional Charges for Quantity surveyors L.N.

193/1979.

A.Conditions of Engagement A.1.

The scale of charges for the preparation of bills of quantities set out in clause B.1 (a) is an overall scale based upon the inclusion of all provisional amounts which do not normally call for measurement.

A.2.

The measurement and valuation of variations and the preparation of statements of account at the conclusion of the works are separate services for which the scale set out in clause B.1 (b) provides.

B.Scale of Charges B.1.

The following shall be the charges to be made by a quantity surveyor in connexion with: Lump sum contracts (a) Taking out and preparing bills of quantities: (architectural work).

(i) Basic scale2 per cent upon the estimated cost of the work.

(ii) Works of alterationthe charges in subparagraph (i) shall be increased by not less than per cent in respect of works of alteration according to the nature of the work.

(iii) Generally fees shall be calculated on the basis of the accepted tender for the whole of the work and shall be paid upon the signing of the contract but in the event of no tender being received, the fees shall be calculated upon a reasonable valuation of the work, based upon the original bills of quantities and if no tender is accepted or contract entered into the fees shall be paid within three months of the completion of the bills of quantities.

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525 Architects and Quantity Surveyors [Rev.

2010 [Subsidiary] In the case of works being abandoned, stopped or delayed during the preparation of the bills of quantities, the quantity surveyor shall be entitled to the foregoing fee in full or part in proportion to the amount of work done by the quantity surveyor and payment thereof shall be made within three months of such completion or partial completion of the work.

In calculating the amount on which fees are payable, the total of the credit bill (if any) and the total of any alternative bills shall be added, but any omission bill forming part of an alternative bill shall not be included unless actual measurement is necessary to arrive at the omission.

The cost of typing and duplicating, lithographing or printing the bills of quantities is not included in the above scale but shall be charged in addition at the net amount payable to the individual or individuals who execute the work.

(b) Measuring and making up accounts of variations upon contracts, including pricing and agreeing totals with contractors: 3 per cent upon the gross amount of the additions; 1 per cent upon the gross amount of omissions less the total of the provisional sums omitted or work omit- ted as a whole.

No charge shall be made for the adjustment of provisional sums in cases where the exercise of professional skill is not involved.

(c) When bills of quantities are prepared for several distinct works, including housing, being a repetition of one design the fee for 2 per cent shall be charged on one complete work so repeated and a fee of half per cent shall be charged on each repetition of the design constructed, provided that all works or portions of works remeasured shall be charged for at the full rate of 2 per cent.

This arrangement does not apply to the duplicating of portions of the same work, in which case the full commission shall be charged on the total cost.

(d) Measuring from drawings and specications and preparing bills of quantities of labour only or materials only, the fee to be double the foregoing rates.

(e) Taking out and preparing bills of quantities or measuring for making up accounts for decoration contracts: Rev.

2010] Architects and Quantity Surveyors CAP.

525 43 2 per cent above the rates of the foregoing paragraphs.

[Subsidiary] (f) Pricing bills of quantities: per cent (g) Preparing approximate quantities and estimating upon same: per cent upon the estimated cost or alternatively a charge to be based upon the time involved.

(h) Surveying work in progress, taking particulars and reporting for interim certicates: per cent upon each valuation less the amount of any previous valuation or valuations upon which fees shall have been paid, or alternatively, a charge to be based upon the time involved.

(i) Taking particulars on site and writing specications for works of alterations or repair: 7 per cent upon the amount expended, or alterntively, a charge based upon the time involved.

(j) Measuring from completed works and preparing bills of quantities: 3 per cent (k) Preparing a full cost analysis: 1/3 per cent of the value of the work (as dened in clause B.1 (a) (iii)), or alternatively a charge to be based upon the time involved.

B.2.

When work is to be, or has been executed wholly or in part with Work executed with old materials, or where material, labour or carriage is provided by the building old materials.

owner, the percentage shall be calculated as if the works were to be or had been executed throughout by a contractor an with new materials.

B.3.

(1) For preparing, pricing and agreeing schedules of prices a charge Schedule contracts shall be based upon the time involved.

(architectural work).

(2) The charge for measuring under schedule and making up accounts including pricing and agreeing totals shall be 3 per cent upon the gross amount of the account.

(3) The above percentage applies only to the complete measurement and valuation of the buildings or building operations when undertaken as a whole and included in one account.

(4) When the measurement proceeds by stages involving the preparation of periodic bills, then the percentage shall be increased by per cent.

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2010 [Subsidiary] (5) In cases where any of the materials used in construction are supplied by the building owner the percentage charge shall be made upon the estimated or actual value thereof as though the work had been executed with new materials supplied by the contractor.

Prime cost contracts.

B.4.

Charges to be made for checking prime cost in cost plus prot contracts and making up nal accounts of work executed shall be: 2 per cent, except on work necessitating measurement which shall be paid for at the rates laid down in clauses B.2 and B.3 of this Schedule.

Civil engineering work.

B.5.

Except as otherwise provided the charges for quantity surveying services in relation to work which can be classed as civil engineering work shall as regards percentage, be half those for architectural work but the same as the latter in respect of charges based upon time, traveling and out of pocket expenses.

Works where scales are inapplicable.

B.6.

Where works are of such a character that percentage or other stated charges are clearly inapplicable time charges shall be made in accordance with clause B.11 of this Schedule.

Survey.

B.7.

For making inspection, preparing reports or giving advice on the structural or sanitary condition of premises the charge shall be by time in accordance with clause B.11 of this Schedule, the minimum fee being one hundred and twenty shillings, in addition to the cost of assistants.

Litigation and arbitration.

B.8.

The charges shall be those set out in clause B.7 of the Fourth Schedule to these By-laws.

Dilapidations.

B.9.

The charges shall be those set out in clause B.8 of the Fourth Schedule to these By-laws.

Travelling time.

B.10.

An additional charge may be made by prior written agreement if the work should be at such a distance as to lead to an exceptional expenditure of time in travelling.

Time charges.

B.11.

In cases in which charges are based upon the time occupied, the minimum fee shall be fty shillings per hour exclusive of charges for assistants time.

Expenses.

B.12.

The scale shall be in all cases, exclusive of the cost of appliances, L.N.

193/1979.

copies of documents, lithography, travelling and hotel expenses and all other reasonable disbursements which shall be charged in addition.Mileage allowance for cars shall be set out in item H.3 of the Fourth Schedule of these By-laws.

Approving plans.

B.

13.

The charges shall be those set out in clause B.11 of the Fourth Schedule to these By-laws.

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2010] Architects and Quantity Surveyors CAP.

525 45 [Subsidiary] B.14.

(1) For the valuation of freehold or leasehold property the charge Valuation of freehold or leasehold property.

shall be 1 per cent on the rst 1,000 if the valuation, half of 1 per cent on the next 9,000 of the valuation and one-third of 1 per cent on the residue of the valuation.

(2) In valuation for mortgage, if an advance is not made, one-half of the above charges with a minimum fee of one hundred shillings may be made, provided that the intending mortgagee is informed of the arrangement.

Compulsory B.15.

(1) For work under Acts governing the compulsory acquisition of property, the valuer who prepares the case (including negotiation for a acquisition of property.

settlement when required) shall charge one-third additional to the scale set out below and any additional value who qualies to give evidence shall charge the scale set out below:- Value Charge Value Charge Value Charge Value Charge Sh.

Sh.

Sh.

Sh.

100 210 2,200 1,008 5,200 1,638 8,200 2,268 200 294 2,400 1,050 5,400 1,680 8,400 2,310 300 378 2,600 1,092 5,600 1,722 8,600 2,352 400 462 2,800 1,134 5,800 1,764 8,800 2,394 500 546 3,000 1,176 6,000 1,806 9,000 2,436 600 588 3,200 1,218 6,200 1,848 9,200 2,478 700 630 3,400 1,260 6,400 1,890 9,400 2,520 800 672 3,600 1,302 6,600 1,932 9,600 2,562 900 714 3,800 1,344 6,800 1,974 9,800 2,604 1,000 756 4,000 1,386 7,000 2,016 10,000 2,646 1,200 798 4,200 1,428 7,200 2,058 11,000 2,856 1,400 840 4,400 1,470 7,400 2,100 12,000 3,066 1,600 882 4,600 1,512 7,600 2,142 14,000 3,486 1,800 924 4,800 1,554 7,800 2,184 16,000 3,906 2,000 966 5,000 1,596 8,000 2,226 18,000 4,326 20,000 4,746 For values exceeding 20,000Sh.

4,746 plus per cent on the excess.

(2) Where works of reinstatement are negotiated by the surveyor the cost of these works should be taken into account in calculating the fee; any amount set off in respect of betterment should be added to the amount of settlement for that purpose.

(3) The scale set out in paragraph (1) of this by-law shall not apply to arbitrators or umpires nor in the case of easements.

It is exclusive of attendance on juries or umpires or at arbitrations, in respect of which the minimum fee is sixty shillings per hour.

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2010 [Subsidiary] L.N.

69/1984.

SIXTH SCHEDULE registration fees Amount and manner 1.

The fee for registration either as an architect or as a quantity surveyor of payment.

shall be payable in the following manner- L.N.

69/1984.

(a) at the time of application one thousand shillings shall be paid; (b) thereafter, subject to the provisions of this Schedule, ve hundred shillings shall be paid annually on the rst day of September in each successive year following the year of registration as a renewal fee.

Return of fee 2.

The sum paid by an unsuccessful applicant under clause 1 (a) shall be to unsuccessful returned to the applicant at the time of notifying him of the Boards decision but applicant.

in the event of an order of court reversing such decision all the sums payable under that clause shall become due and owing from the applicant as therein provided.

Fees not returnable.

3.

In the event of the name of a registered person being removed from the register for any reason the registration fee and any renewal fee already paid shall not be returnable to or recoverable by him.

Default in payment 4.

(1) In the event of a registered person failing to pay his annual renewal of registration fee.

fee in accordance with paragraph 1 (b) upon the due date he shall be notied by the Register of such default by registered letter addressed to his last address.

(2) Should the default referred to in subparagraph (1) of this paragraph continue after the expiration of thirty days from the date of posting notication, such default shall be deemed to be professional misconduct within the meaning of section 13 of the Act.

Previous by-law 5.

The Board may, at its discretion modify the payment of the annual lump sum.

renewal fee in respect of registered persons who have paid any lump sum fee due under previous by-laws.

Fees due upon 6.

The renewal fee is due annually on the rst day of September as long removal of name at as a persons name is recorded in the register.

In the event of the name of a person being removed from the register at his own request no renewal fee will own request.

be required for the subsequent year and thereafter.

Outstanding 7.

In the event of the name of a registered person being struck off the payments if name register under section 13 of the Act any annual renewal fee due at the date of struck off by court.

removal from the register shall be paid forthwith.

Payment during 8.

In the event of a person being suspended under section 13 of the Act suspension.

such person shall notwithstanding the suspension continue to pay the annual renewal fee as provided in paragraph 1 (b).

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2010] Architects and Quantity Surveyors CAP.

525 47 [Subsidiary] 9.

Where the name of a person whose name has been removed from the Fee payable upon register is to be restored thereto, such restoration shall not be effected until re-registration.

there has been paid to the Board in respect thereof (a) any portion of the original annual renewal fee payable under paragraph 1 (b) which has remained unpaid; (b) a re-registration of one hundred shillings.

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Is M-Wakili a substitute for a human lawyer?

No it cannot and will not be, M-Wakili is designed to assist and provide legal information and is great at that. However, there are still situations where the expertise and personal touch of a real lawyer is necessary, such as in court representation and negotiations.
Fun fact, most of our paying users are lawyers! They use M-Wakili to help them with legal research and analysis.

Is AI going to replace lawyers?

No. M-Wakili AI is great for helping real-life lawyers with legal work and assisting people in understanding legal problems, providing many ways how to handle them. However, AI cannot replace the human touch of a real lawyer. There are still situations where the expertise and personal touch of a real lawyer is necessary, such as in court representation and negotiations.
In fact, most of our paying users are lawyers! They are excited about the possibilities of AI in the legal industry and are leveraging it to save time and energy and focus on higher-level tasks.
AI can make the legal market more convenient for both sides by allowing real lawyers to focus on specialized services while using AI to handle certain tasks.

Is my data secure with M-Wakili?

Yes, we prioritize user data privacy and have implemented strict measures to ensure that your data is secure.

Can M-Wakili represent me in court?

Not yet, M-Wakili cannot represent you in court. It can help you understand the law and your legal situation, but you will need a human lawyer for court representation.

Do I need to pay for M-Wakili services?

Currently, we offer basic features for free while premium services require a subscription fee. Please visit our pricing page for more details.

How can M-Wakili help law students?

M-Wakili can assist law students in learning and practicing their legal research and analysis skills. It may also offer insights into current legal trends and issues, helping prepare them for their future in law.

What does "HHH" mean?

Helpful, Honest, and Harmless (HHH) are three components of building AI systems (like M-Wakili) that are aligned with people’s interests.
- Helpful: M-Wakili wants to genuinely help the user
- Honest: M-Wakili shares information it believes to be true, and avoids made-up information
- Harmless: M-Wakili will not cooperate in aiding the user in harmful activities or lead the user to harms way