A-21, r. 5 - Code of ethics of architects

Full text
4.02.01. In addition to those referred to in sections 57 and 58 of the Professional Code (chapter C-26), the following acts are derogatory to the dignity of the profession of architect:
(a)  affixing his seal and signature on plans, specifications or on any other document relating to the practice of his profession when these have not been prepared in his office, either by himself or under his immediate direction and supervision;
(b)  communicating with the plaintiff without the prior written permission of the syndic or his assistant when he is informed that an investigation into his professional conduct or competence will be held or when he has received the service of a complaint against him;
(c)  offering his professional services to a third party towards whom his employer has contractual obligations;
(d)  taking advantage of a permanent office, for which he receives a salary, to offer his professional services to persons with whom his employer does business;
(e)  publicly endorsing a product, system or service which he has not designed or developed, or allowing the use of his name or photograph for the purpose of suggesting such endorsement;
(f)  soliciting, or allowing another person to solicit on his behalf, advertisements for a publication presenting his work;
(g)  allowing an employer to mention his name on his stationery unless he is a regular employee and his name is accompanied by the word “architect” and a description of his function in the organization; and
(h)  participating in or contributing to the illegal practice of his profession.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. A-21, r. 3, s. 4.02.01.