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Land Surveyors’ Board operational again


The Land Surveyors’ Board is once more operational, following approval granted recently by the Cabinet, in accordance with the Land Surveyors’ Act of 1974.{{more}}

According to a release from the Ministry of Housing, Informal Human Settlements, Lands & Surveys and Physical Planning, the Board comprises the Permanent Secretary, the Chief Surveyor, a practising private surveyor and an attorney at law.

The Board is required to concern itself, among other things, with: The conditions for the grant of a surveyor’s license; The gazetting of a surveyor’s license; The maintenance of a Register of licensed surveyors; The disciplinary powers of the Board; The process of Appeal; The revocation or suspension of a license, and the termination of suspension of the license, with the corresponding grant of a new license.

The release said at the most recent meeting of the Board on Thursday, February 23, 2012, Minister of Housing Montogomery Daniel “attended and participated actively in the deliberations.”

“The Chair and members of the Board were heartened by the pledge of support offered by the Hon Minister and the passion demonstrated for the life and forward movement of the Board.”