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Section: Partial unconstitutionality

Statute: 45:3-10

45:3-10. No person except an architect licensed in the State of New Jersey shall engage in the practice of architecture, use the title "architect" or its substantial equivalent or otherwise represent to the public that that person is licensed to practice architecture in this State. Any single act or transaction shall constitute engaging in business or in the practice of architecture within the meaning of this chapter. Nothing herein contained shall prohibit students or employees of licensed architects from acting upon the authority of such licensed architects, whose certificates have not been revoked, suspended or forfeited, where said students or employees are under the immediate supervision of such licensed architect, or to prohibit any person in this State from acting as designer of a dwelling and all appurtenances thereto that are to be constructed by himself solely as a residence for himself or for a member or members of his immediate family. Nothing herein contained shall prohibit: any builder registered pursuant to "The New Home Warranty and Builders' Registration Act," P.L.1977, c.467 (C.46:3B-1 et seq.), from advertising, offering or performing design services in the construction of one or two family detached homes; or any home improvement contractor from advertising, offering or performing design services to the owner occupants of one or two family detached dwellings in connection with demolitions, enlargements or alterations made thereto, until a time that it becomes necessary for either such a registered builder or a home improvement contractor to make application for a construction permit pursuant to the "State Uniform Construction Code Act," P.L.1975, c.217 (C.52:27D-119 et seq.). No licensed architect shall permit his name to be used in connection with the name of any other person not licensed to practice architecture in this State in any advertisement, sign, card or device in such a manner as to indicate that such other person is a licensed architect. Nothing herein contained shall prohibit professional engineers from designing buildings consistent with section 7 of the "Building Design Services Act," P.L.1989, c.277 (C.45:4B-7). Nothing herein contained shall prohibit professional engineers from offering building design services consistent with section 7 or 8 of the "Building Design Services Act," P.L.1989, c.277 (C.45:4B-7 or 45:4B-8). Amended 1943,c.75,s.3; 1945,c.262,s.2; 1950,c.249,s.2; 1957,c.42,s.4; 1967,c.289,s.4; 1989,c.275,s.3; 1993,c.35.

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