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BIA CODE OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT
DECEMBER 10, 1985
TABLE OF CONTENT


A -- Professional Standards
B -- Commissions & Remuneration
C -- Publicity
D -- General Behaviou
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PREAMBLE

This Code indicates the minimum standard of conduct which the Institute expects of Members, Associate Members (Architects), and Students (Architectural). Any Member whose conduct is found to be contrary to this Code or whose conduct is likely to bring the BIA or the profession disrepute shall be liable to disciplinary action.

For the purpose of the application of this Code, the BIA may hold a Member, acting through any organization, government body, corporate or incorporated body or association, whether Member of Non-member owned or controlled, responsible for misconduct on the part of such groups if it is deemed that the action was within the control if the Member.

Cases of unprofessional conduct not specifically covered by these clauses shall be dealt with by the Council having regard to the particular circumstances of the case.


A. PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS:

A.1 Integrity and Competence

(a) A Member must show a proper sense of responsibility and integrity to his client, to his profession and to the public at large. He should seek continually to raise the standards of aesthetic excellence, architectural education, research, training and practice.

(b) A Member must describe honestly his qualifications and competence to provide services to a client or an employer. He should not undertake or continue work for which his training and experience have not adequately prepared him, without obtaining proper assistance and resources.

A.2 Conflict of Interest

(a) A Member shall not assume or consciously accept or continue in a position in which his interest is in conflict with his personal duty.

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