Part 2A - The Appeals Committee

Building Safety Bill – in the House of Commons at 4:00 pm on 19 January 2022.

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17B (1) The Board may make rules about—

(a) the composition of the Appeals Committee;

(b) the selection and term of office of members of the Appeal Committee (including casual vacancies);

(c) the meetings and procedure (including chairing and quorum) of the Appeal Committee;

(d) votes of the Appeal Committee (including providing for a casting vote and the way in which it is to be exercised).

(2) Before making rules about the composition of the Appeals Committee, the Board must consult the Secretary of State.’

(10) In Part 4 of that Schedule (general provisions), after ‘Professional Conduct Committee’, in each place it occurs, insert ‘, the Appeals Committee’.”—(Christopher Pincher.)

This new clause amends the Architects Act 1997 so as to require a committee called the Appeals Committee to be established. The committee is to determine certain appeals relating to registration. The new clause will be inserted into Part 5, after clause 137.

Brought up, and added to the Bill.