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Committees

(Acting as per Clause 7(1)(h), I, j, k, 11 and 19 of the Act 13 1979)

Current committee members:

  • M Bakkes (Registrar – Chairperson)

committee duties:

  • The Registration committee is responsible for the Guidelines for Registration.
  • Registration of Architects, Quantity Surveyor, Architects and Quantity Surveyors-in-training.
  • Reviewing old members Registration status upon application.
  • Update the ‘Guides and Rules for the Assessment for Professional Competence’.
  • Review logbooks of Quantity Surveyors-in-training.
  • Review logbooks of Architects -in-training.

(Acting as per Clause 11 of the Act 13 1979)

Current committee members:
  • L Hindjou (Chairperson)
Qualification (Validation) committee duties:
  • Preparation of Unit Standards for all Category of Architectural & Quantity Surveying Professions.
  • Arranging for Validation of the Architectural Courses offered by the Polytechnic of Namibia.
  • Being represented on Curriculum Advisory Committee of Polytechnic for the Architectural Course
  • Arranging for Validation of Quantity Surveying Correspondence Course offered in Namibia.
  • Arranging for the CPD Guidelines and its Policies.

(Acting as per Clause 7(1)(i) of the Act 13 1979)

Current committee members:

  • P Main (Chairperson)

committee duties:

  • Preparing the examination papers for the Architect-in-training and Quantity Surveyors-in-training.
  • Conduct oral interviews / APC’s.

(Acting as a committee to Disciplinary issues, as per Clause 13,14,15,16,17,18 and 21, and Gov. Gazette 4508, 12 August 1981)

Current committee members:

  • T Tshilunga (Chairperson)

committee duties:

  • Tasked to revise the rules and regulations published in the Government Gazette (no.4508) on the 12 August 1981, to be in line with the New Act that will be promulgated early next year.

(Acting as per Clause 15,16,17,18 and 21, and Gov. Gazette 4508, 12 August 1981).

Current committee members:

  • L Haufiku (Chairperson)

committee duties:

  • Enquire procedures into cases of improper conduct and issue punishment,
  • On an adhoc basis complaints are investigated regarding unprofessional conduct and transgressions of the Rules and Regulations. The committee has no decision-making power, but reports to the Council for final disciplinary action.

Current committee members:

  • D Adams (Chairperson)

committee duties:

  • Revise the current fees and disbursements structures and hourly time charges, and make recommendations to Council that will be submitted to the Department of Works.

Current committee members:

  • All council Members

committee duties:

  • Revise the current Act

Current committee members:

  • All council members

Duties:

  • With NIA Competitions committee:
  • Competitions – Structuring Architectural Competition Guidelines of which comprises of the following: Rules, Costs, Program, Judging Conduct of the Competition, Approval Procedure.
  • Advising Public and NIAS on Act and Guidelines
  • Selecting the type of Competitions offered by the Council in terms of the Architects and Quantity Surveyors Act (11of 1979).
  • Call on Assistance if & when a competition is registered. 

Current committee members:

  • INQS Representative – L Hindjou
  • NIA Representative – N Agapitus

Duties:

  • Liaise with Institutions – NIA and INQS – supply brief report of Institutions meetings / issues for inclusion to NCAQS Board minutes.
  • Report back to NIA & INQS on NCAQS Issues – good communication.

Current committee members:

  • D Adams
  • K Nkandi

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