Sections
§ 301 Objectives and functions 24
§ 302 Definitions 24
§ 303 Registration to practice; construction of chapter 24
§ 304 Board of Architects 24
§ 305 Officers; conduct of business 24
§ 306 Powers and duties 24
§ 307 Application procedures 24
§ 308 Examination of applicants 24
§ 309 Reciprocity 24
§ 310 Fees 24
§ 311 Issuance and renewal of certificate of registration 24
§ 312 Certificate of registration 24
§ 312A Certificate of authorization 24
§ 313 Seal 24
§ 314 Violations; grounds for professional discipline 24
§ 315 Remedial actions and disciplinary sanctions 24
§ 316 Board hearings; procedure 24
§ 317 Penalties 24

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 24 > Chapter 3

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Architect: shall mean any person who engages in the practice of architecture as hereinafter defined. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 302
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Board: shall mean the Board of Architects established by § 8735(a)(3) of Title 29 and this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 302
  • Certificate of registration: shall mean any document which indicates that a person is currently registered with the Board of Architects. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 302
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Direct supervision: shall mean that degree of supervision by a person overseeing the work of another whereby the supervisor has both control over and detailed professional knowledge of the work prepared under the person's supervision. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 302
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Practice of architecture: shall mean the rendering or offering to render those services, hereinafter described, in connection with the design and construction, enlargement or alteration of a structure or group of structures which have as their principal purpose human habitation or use, and the utilization of space within and surrounding such structures; the services referred to include planning, preparing studies, designs, drawings, specifications and other technical submissions and furnishing administration of construction contracts. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 302
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • real property: is synonymous with the phrase "lands, tenements and hereditaments. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Registered architect: shall mean an architect holding a current certificate of registration. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 302
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Substantially related: means the nature of criminal conduct, for which the person was convicted, has a direct bearing on the fitness or ability to perform 1 or more of the duties or responsibilities necessarily related to the practice of architecture. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 302
  • Technical submissions: shall mean designs, drawings, specifications, studies and other technical reports prepared in the course of practicing architecture. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 302
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.