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The Council of Architecture invites suggestions from the architects on Amendments to the Architects ACT (1972)

The Council of Architecture, India was established by the Government of India under the provisions of the Architects Act, 1972, enacted by the Parliament of India, which came into force on 1 September 1972. The Act provides for registration of Architects, standards of education, recognized qualifications and standards of practice to be complied with by the practicing architects. The Council of Architecture is charged with the responsibility to regulate the education and practice of profession throughout India besides maintaining the register of architects. For this purpose, the Government of India has framed Rules and Council of Architecture has framed Regulations as provided for in the Architects Act, with the approval of Government of India.

The CoA has invited suggestions and feedback from the architects across India. The contents of the email have been shared below:

Dear Architect,

As you may be aware, the Council of Architecture is in the process of proposing amendments to Architects Act, 1972. The Architects (amendment) Bill, 2018 together with comparative chart are available on the website of the Council under “New & highlights” section and the links are reproduced below:



Architect Act-Comparative Chart


In order to have wider consultation, the Council invites your suggestions on the above and requests that any feedback/suggestion may be sent to the Council at its email coaindia@rediffmail.com by November 20, 2018.

Yours faithfully,



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