Clause 138 - Power of Architects Registration Board to charge fees

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

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Amendment made: 58, page 145, line 27, at end insert—

“(2) In Schedule 1 to that Act (the Board and its committees), in paragraph 18(2)(b) (functions of the Board which may not be discharged by a committee) for ‘4(1) or (2)’ substitute ‘4(2)’.

(3) In consequence of the amendment made by subsection (2), in section 11(5) of the Professional Qualifications Act 2022 for the words from ‘after’ to the end substitute ‘for “4(2)” substitute “4(1A) or (2)”’.”—(Christopher Pincher.)

This amendment amends paragraph 18(2) of Schedule 1 to the Architects Act 1997 so as to remove the current restriction on committees discharging a function of the Architects Registration Board under section 4(1) of that Act.