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Planning Profession Act, No. 36 of 2002

Long title


To provide for the establishment of the South African Council for Planners as a juristic person; to provide for different categories of planners and the registration of planners; to authorise the identification of areas of work for planners; to recognise certain voluntary associations; to protect the public from unethical planning practices; to maintain a high standard of professional conduct and integrity; to establish disciplinary mechanisms and an Appeal Board; and to provide for incidental matters.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE

ARRANGEMENT OF ACT

CHAPTER 1. DEFINITIONS AND PLANNING PROFESSION PRINCIPLES
1. Definitions
2. Planning profession principles

CHAPTER 2. SOUTH AFRICAN COUNCIL FOR PLANNERS
3. Establishment of South African Council for Planners
4. Constitution of Council
5. Disqualification as member of Council, and vacation of office
6. Committees of Council
7. Functions of Council
8. Powers and duties of Council
9. Meetings of Council
10. Decisions of Council
11. Remuneration of members of Council and committees
12. Funds of Council and keeping and auditing of accounts

CHAPTER 3. REGISTRATION
13. Registration of persons
14. Cancellation of registration
15. Return of registration certificate
16. Identification of planning profession work

CHAPTER 4. VOLUNTARY ASSOCIATIONS
17. Recognition of voluntary associations

CHAPTER 5. PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT
18. Code of conduct
19. Investigation of charge of improper conduct
20. Steps after investigation
21. Appointment of disciplinary tribunal
22. Disciplinary hearing
23. Proceedings after hearing

CHAPTER 6. APPEALS
24. Establishment of Appeal Board
25. Meetings, procedures and administration of Appeal Board
26. Remuneration and allowances of members of Appeal Board
27. Appeal against decisions of Council and disciplinary tribunal
28. Appeal to High Court of South Africa

CHAPTER 7. GENERAL
29. Professional fees
30. Regulations and rules
31. Procedure and evidence
32. Rectification of errors
33. Liability
34. Delegation of powers
35. Offences and penalties
36. Transitional provisions
37. Repeal of laws
38. Act binding on State
39.. Short title and commencement

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