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The Land Surveyors Act

R.S.M. 1987, c. L60

The Land Surveyors Act

Table of Contents

1 Definitions.
ASSOCIATION
2 Association continued.
3 Who may be members.
4 Power to hold property.
(2) Power to dispose of property.
BY-LAWS
5 By-laws that may be passed.
(2) Preparation and enactment of by-laws.
(3) Resolutions for by-laws.
(4) Notice of meeting to ratify by-law.
COUNCIL
6 Executive council, how composed.
(2) Quorum of council.
(3) Calling of meetings.
(4) Presiding officer.
(5) Notice of meetings of council, how to be given.
(6) Election of other officers.
MEETINGS
7 Annual General meeting.
(2) Notice.
(3) Special general meetings, calling of.
(4) Notice.
ELECTIONS
8 Election of officers at annual meeting.
(2) Registrar may hold other office.
9 Election by ballot.
(2) Majority required.
(3) Re-election.
10 Scrutiny of ballots.
(2) Excess of names.
(3) Declaration of result.
11 Person qualified to vote or hold office.
12 Disposal of disputes as to elections.
13 Council to fill vacancies.
SECRETARY-TREASURER
14 Duties of secretary-treasurer.
(2) Audit of accounts.
(3) Secretary-treasurer to give security by bond.
(4) Secretary of executive council.
(5) By-laws available to public.
15 Duties of registrar.
(2) Audit of registrar's accounts.
BOARD OF EXAMINERS
16 Board of examiners, how composed and appointed.
(2) Vacancies on board.
(3) Oath of office.
(4) Quorum.
(5) Chairman of board.
17 Annual examinations.
(2) Supplemental examinations.
(3) Special examinations.
18 Remuneration of examination supervisors.
19 Assistants to board of examiners.
(2) Arrangements with universities, etc.
STUDENTS
20 Standards of admission of students.
21 Requirements before examination for admission to practise.
(2) Surveyors not to have more than two students.
(3) Limitation on articles.
(4) Termination of articles.
22 Completion of service as student with another surveyor.
23 Assignment of articles.
24 Filing of articles.
(2) Service begins from time of filing.
25 Notice of application for examination.
26 Examination for admission to practise.
(2) Other requirements.
(3) Requirement of further period of service.
27 Examination in stages.
ADMISSION TO PRACTISE
28 Commission to practise as surveyor, and security to be given and oaths to be taken.
(2) To be recorded in office of Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs.
(3) Bond to be for the benefit of persons sustaining damage.
(4) Publication in Gazette
29 Acquiring foreign citizenship.
SPECIAL ADMISSIONS
30 Requirements for admission of surveyors from other parts of Commonwealth.
31 Appeal of requirements by board.
32 Special requirements for certain graduates.
33 Commission to practice.
REGISTER OF SURVEYORS
34 Register of surveyors to be kept
35 Manner of keeping register.
36 Penalty for procuring registration by false statements.
37 Penalty if register falsified.
38 Removal of names from register.
(2) Restoration of names.
39 Effect of resignation or withdrawal.
SUSPENSIONS AND DISCIPLINE
40 Suspension for conviction for crime.
41 Inquiry and summons where no complaint made.
(2) Summons proceeded with as complaint.
(3) Disqualification of members of council.
42 Complaints against members.
(2) Hearing.
(3) Reinstatement.
(4) Discipline committee.
(5) Powers and duties of discipline committee.
(6) Complaint against member.
(7) Notice of hearings.
(8) Time and service of notice.
(9) Proceeding in absence of persons concerned.
(10) Evidence under oath.
(11) Records of inquiry.
(12) Reports of discipline committee.
(13) Notice of decision.
(14) Liability of members of council, etc.
(15) Rules respecting complaints.
43 Witnesses.
44 Appeal to Court.
(2) Notice of appeal.
(3) Copies of proceedings, etc.
(4) Appeal to Court of Appeal.
(5) Order as to costs of appeal.
(6) Practice while appeal pending.
45 Articled students.
46 Misconduct of members.
(2) Acts of students on behalf of principal.
47 Costs in case of frivolous complaints.
ANNUAL REGISTER
48 Annual register of members to be kept.
(2) "Surveyors' Annual Register".
(3) Copy of register as evidence.
(4) Supplying of copies of register.
(5) Certified copies.
FEES
49 Annual membership fees.
50 Consequences of non-payment of fees.
51 Other fees.
52 Recovery of fees.
53 Exemption from payment of membership fees.
PROHIBITIONS - PENALTIES
54 Penalty for unauthorized practice.
(2) Default in payment of fee.
(3) Evidence of want of authority or non-payment of fees.
55 Improper use of title or initials M.L.S.
(2) Penalty.
56 Registration of plans.
57 Offence and penalty.
(2) Civil remedy not to prejudice.
58 Offence and penalty.
(2) Civil remedy not to prejudice.
(3) Temporary removal of marks.
RIGHTS AND POWERS OF SURVEYORS
59 Right of entry on lands for purpose of making survey.
(2) Right of entry.
(3) Order for entry.
60 Compelling attendance before surveyor.
61 Service of the subpoena.
62 Penalty for refusal to obey subpoena or to give evidence required.
ASSOCIATION FUNDS
63 Fines, fees, etc., to be property of association.
64 Secretary-treasurer to receive all moneys and apply same.
(2) Investment of surplus funds.
(3) Office premises, examination halls, etc.
GENERAL PROVISIONS
65 Method of sending notices and documents.
(2) Sending of notices, etc., to municipal councils, etc.
66 Certificate of secretary-treasurer as evidence.
67 Who may prosecute.
68 Taking of oaths, etc.
SCHEDULE
FORM A
(Section 16)
EXAMINER'S OATH OF OFFICE
FORM B
(Section 21)
ARTICLES OF INDENTURE OF STUDENT
FORM C
(Section 23)
ASSIGNMENT OF ARTICLES OF STUDENT
SIGNED, SEALED AND DELIVERED
FORM D
(Section 21)
SURVEYOR'S CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE
FORM E
(Section 28)
COMMISSION AS MANITOBA LAND SURVEYOR
FORM F
(Section 28)
SURVEYOR'S BOND
AFFIDAVIT OF JUSTIFICATION OF SURETIES IN ABOVE BOND
FORM G
(Section 28)
OATH OF ALLEGIANCE
FORM H
(Section 28)
SURVEYOR'S OATH OF OFFICE
FORM I
(Section 34)
FORM OF REGISTER
FORM J
(Section 48)
SURVEYORS' ANNUAL REGISTER