Code of Conduct

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1.

DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATIONS

1.1

Where words and phrases are bold in the text of this code of conduct they shall bear the meaning assigned to them in this clause and where such words or phrases are not bold they shall bear the meaning consistent with the context

1.2

Association” means the Africa Association of Quantity Surveyors, an association of institution members, associate members, honorary members and practice members engaged in quantity surveying or subscribing to the objectives and function of the association

1.3

By-laws” means the by-laws of the association with such amendments, modifications, alterations and additions thereto as may be made by the council or the general assembly from time to time

1.4

Code of conduct” means the code of conduct of the association with such amendments, modifications, alterations and additions thereto as may be made by the council or the general assembly from time to time

1.5

Constitution” means this constitution of the association with such amendments, modifications, alterations and additions thereto as may be made by the general assembly from time to time

1.6

Institution member” or “institution membership” means such category of member or membership established in terms of the constitution

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Member” or “membership” means an institution member or institution membership, an associate member or associate membership, an honorary member or honorary membership or a practice member or practice membership of the association as the case may be

1.8

In this code of conduct, unless it appears to the contrary, the singular shall include the plural and vice versa. Any reference to any gender shall also include the other genders and any reference to a natural person shall include a juristic person

1.9

The headings of clauses are for reference purposes only and shall not be used in the interpretation thereof

1.10

The definitions shall be considered to be substantive provisions of this code of conduct

2.

CONDUCT OF MEMBERS

2.1

Members shall :

 

2.1.1

order their conduct according to the laws and constitution of the country in which they are operating and encourage their members to do likewise

 

2.1.2

order their conduct according to the constitution and the by-laws and encourage their members to do likewise 

 

2.1.3

order their conduct so as to uphold the dignity, standing and reputation of the association and its members and encourage their members to do likewise

 

2.1.4

conduct their business with the degree of professionalism and integrity so as to bring credit to the association and its members and encourage their members to do likewise

 

2.1.5

take reasonable steps to ensure that the members of the respective institution members conform to the codes of conduct of such institution members as approved by the association

3.

EFFECTIVE DATE

3.1

The effective date of this code of conduct is 21 September 2014

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