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§ 415. Practice Within Area of Competence.

16 CA ADC § 415BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 5. Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors
Article 1. General Provisions (Refs & Annos)
16 CCR § 415
§ 415. Practice Within Area of Competence.
A professional engineer or land surveyor licensed under the Code shall practice and perform engineering or land surveying work only in the field or fields in which he/she is by education and/or experience fully competent and proficient.
Nothing in this regulation shall be construed: (1) to prohibit a professional engineer from signing plans which include engineering work in areas other than that in which he/she is fully competent and proficient, if such work was performed by other engineers who were fully competent and proficient in such work; (2) to prohibit a professional engineer from performing engineering work or a land surveyor from performing land surveying work in areas which involve the application of new principles, techniques, ideas or technology; (3) to prohibit a professional engineer from supervising other engineers or a land surveyor from supervising other land surveyors who may respectively be performing engineering work or land surveying work in areas other than those in which the supervising professional engineer or supervising land surveyor is fully competent and proficient; and (4) to prohibit a professional engineer from signing plans which include engineering work, portions of which were designed or required by any governmental agency.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 6716 and 8710, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 6706.3, 6710, 6732, 6775 and 8780, Business and Professions Code.
HISTORY
1. New section filed 3-6-75; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 74, No. 13).
2. Amendment filed 8-23-76; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 76, No. 35).
3. Amendment filed 8-10-83; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 83, No. 33).
4. Change without regulatory effect amending section and Note filed 4-19-99 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 99, No. 17).
This database is current through 6/17/22 Register 2022, No. 24
16 CCR § 415, 16 CA ADC § 415
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