21 NCAC 02 .0208             DISHONEST CONDUCT

(a)  Deception.  An architect shall not deliberately make a materially false statement or fail deliberately to disclose a material fact requested in connection with his application for registration renewal.

(b)  Contributions.  An architect shall not pay or offer to pay, either directly or indirectly, any commission, political contribution, gift, or other consideration in order to secure work.  Gifts of nominal value (including, reasonable entertainment and hospitality) and securing salaried positions through employment agencies are permitted.

(c)  Registration of Others.  An architect shall not assist the application for registration of a person known by the architect to be unqualified with respect to education, training, experience, or character.

(d)  Knowledge of Violation.  An architect possessing knowledge of a violation of these Rules by another architect shall report such a violation to the Board.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 14-353; 83A-6; 83A-14; 83A-15;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. September 29, 1977;

Amended Eff. November 1, 2010; July 1, 2006; December 1, 1995; June 1, 1995; October 1, 1989; May 1, 1989;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. January 13, 2015.