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(Consolidated up to 170/2012)


Consulting Engineers of Alberta Act



1   In this Regulation,

                                 (a)    “consulting engineering business” does not include a business operated by

                                           (i)    any municipal or provincial government or the feeral government, or

                                          (ii)    an agency of any municipal or provincial government or the federal government;

                                 (b)    “professional engineer” means an individual who holds a certificate of registration to engage in the practice of engineering under the Engineering and Geoscience Professions Act.

AR 78/2004 s1;170/2012

Membership accreditation criteria

2   To qualify for registration as a member, an applicant must

                                 (a)    operate a consulting engineering business that offers one or more of the services listed in the Schedule,

                                 (b)    maintain permanent facilities and have employees in Alberta, managed by one or more professional engineers,

                                 (c)    have at least 2 years’ operating experience as a consulting engineering business,

                                 (d)    employ a professional engineer in Alberta who has, after registration as a professional engineer, at least 5 years’ experience in a consulting engineering business, and

                                 (e)    comply with the code of consulting engineering ethics established by bylaw.


3   The Board may waive compliance with section 2(c) if the Board is of the opinion that

                                 (a)    the applicant’s business is essentially a reorganization of an existing consulting engineering business that would otherwise meet the requirements of section 2(c), and

                                 (b)    the main elements of the existing consulting engineering business are continued in the reorganized form.

Annual renewal of registration

4   To qualify for a renewal of membership, a member must

                                 (a)    satisfy the Registrar that the member

                                           (i)    continues to meet the requirements of this Regulation, and

                                          (ii)    has been complying with the code of consulting engineering ethics established by bylaw,


                                 (b)    state on a form provided by the Registrar that the member undertakes to advise the Registrar promptly if the member ceases to meet any of the requirements of this Regulation.


List of services related to a consulting engineering business for the purposes of section 2(a):

                                 (a)    feasibility studies;

                                 (b)    cost estimating;

                                 (c)    conceptual design;

                                 (d)    detailed design;

                                 (e)    analysis;

                                 (f)    specifications;

                                 (g)    testing;

                                 (h)    procurement;

                                  (i)    contract administration;

                                  (j)    inspection;

                                 (k)    project management;

                                  (l)    commissioning;

                               (m)    training;

                                 (n)    maintenance;

                                 (o)    advisory services;

                                 (p)    expert witnesses;

                                 (q)    research and development.