Press Notice


PRESS COMMUNIQUÉ

Notice of Election of Three Professional Quantity Surveyors as members of the Professional Quantity Surveyors’ Council

Notice is hereby given to all Professional Quantity Surveyors that the election of three Professional Quantity Surveyors as members of the Council, in accordance with section 7(1)(b) of the Professional Quantity Surveyors’ Council Act 2013, will be conducted on the twenty-fifth (25th) day of February 2016 between the hours 09.30 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. at the Conference Room of the Civil Engineering Section of the Ministry of Public Infrastructure and Land Transport, Ground Floor, Technical Division, Willoughby Road, Phoenix.

The following persons have been duly nominated to stand as candidates for election as members of the Council:

(i) COOWAR Shakeel;

(ii) DEEPCHAND Satyen;

(iii) GUNPUT Jeetendra;

(iv) NAGGEA Maheshwarnath Yestwantrao and;

(v) RAJCOOMARSING Manish;

Every professional Quantity Surveyor will be entitled to elect three (3) candidates only on the condition that

(i) by 24 February 2016 before the hours of twelve (12) noon, he/she has settled the annual fee, as may be applicable;

(ii) on the date of election he/she is a Professional Quantity Surveyor and is not otherwise disqualified; subject to any investigation and/or disciplinary proceedings; and

(iii) on the date of election, he/she produces to the Returning Officer his/her National Identity Card as proof of identity

Voting by Proxy will not be allowed.

Dated this 04th day of February, 2016 Registrar
Professional Quantity Surveyors’ Council

PRESS COMMUNIQUÉ

Notice of Nominations for Election of Three Professional Quantity Surveyors of the Professional Quantity Surveyors’ Council.

Notice is hereby given to all Professional Quantity Surveyors that the Returning Officer will receive nominations for the election of three professional quantity surveyors as members of the Council, in accordance with section 7(1)(b) of the Professional Quantity Surveyors’ Council Act 2013, on the twenty-eighth (28th) day of January 2016 between the hours 09.30 a.m. and 12.00 a.m. in the Conference Room of the Civil Engineering Section of the Ministry of Public Infrastructure and Land Transport, Ground Floor, Technical Division, Willoughby Street, Phoenix.

Nomination papers may be obtained from Registrar at the Ministry of Public Infrastructure and Land Transport, Quantity Surveying Section, Phoenix, between the hours of 9.30am and 3.00pm on working days (excluding Saturdays).

Every nomination paper must be signed by the candidate and two Professional Quantity Surveyors, as witnesses, and be delivered, in person, to the Returning Officer between the said hours of 09.30 a.m. and 12.00 a.m., on 28 January 2016.

Every nomination paper shall specify the name, occupation, National Identity Card Number, Registration Number, and address of the candidate and also contain a declaration by the candidate that on nomination day:

(a) he is a Professional Quantity Surveyor;

(b) (i) he is not subject to any investigation;

(ii) no disciplinary proceedings are being held against him under section 27; and

(iii) no disciplinary measure has been taken against him during the last 5 years preceding the nomination.

Dated this 15th day of January, 2016 Registrar
Professional Quantity Surveyors’ Council



PRESS COMMUNIQUÉ

The Council wishes to bring the attention of all stakeholders in the Construction Industry and the public at large to the current list of Professional Quantity Surveyors authorised to practise as published in Government Gazette No. 17 (General Notice 293) and on its website.

The Council notes that numerous persons are contravening Section 43 of the PQSC Act by indiscriminate use of the title “Quantity Surveyor” at workplaces and in social networks and warns such persons that this constitutes an offence giving rise to a fine not exceeding Rs. 100,000 and imprisonment not exceeding 2 years upon conviction. The PQSC Act 2013 is also viewable on Council’ website.

The Council also wishes to bring to the attention of students to the list of degrees, qualifications and institutions approved by Council to-date as published in its website. Persons not meeting these criteria will not be eligible for enrolment/registration. The attention of local institutions offering courses in quantity surveying is drawn to criteria to be met for approval by the Council, also published in its website.

Dated this 20th day of April 2015 Registrar
Professional Quantity Surveyors’ Council


PRESS COMMUNIQUÉ

The Professional Quantity Surveyors’ Council (PQSC) wishes to bring the attention of all stakeholders in the Construction Industry and the public at large to the provisions of section 43 – Offences of the PQSC Act 2013 with regard to the practice of Quantity Surveying, more particularly to section 43(1) which reads as follows:-

43(1) Subject to section 19(2), any person who –
(a) not being registered, or being suspended or deregistered, as a professional quantity surveyor –
(i) practises quantity surveying;
(ii) takes or uses the name, description or title “Professional Quantity Surveyor”, “Chartered Quantity Surveyor”, “Authorised Quantity Surveyor”,“Authorised Foreign Quantity Surveyor”, “Consulting Quantity Surveyor”, “Qualified Quantity Surveyor” or “Quantity Surveyor”, or any abbreviation thereof in whatever language, either alone or in connection with any other title, name, word or letter;
(iii) holds himself out or conducts himself as a professional quantity surveyor;
(iv) by any wilful act or omission, causes or induces any person to believe that he is a professional quantity surveyor; or
(v) demands, sues for or recovers in any Court any charge by way of claim, counter-claim or otherwise in relation to any quantity surveying services he claims to have provided as a professional quantity surveyor; or
(b) fraudulently procures or attempts to procure his registration as a professional quantity surveyor,
shall commit an offence and shall, on conviction, be liable to a fine not exceeding 100,000 rupees and to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2 years.

The PQSC would appreciate if any transgression to the above could be reported to the Registrar for investigation and necessary action.

The present list of Professional Quantity Surveyors and the criteria for registration as a Professional Quantity Surveyor are obtainable from the Registrar and can also be viewed on PQSC’s website www.pqsc.mu

Dated this 18th day of September 2014 Registrar
Professional Quantity Surveyors’ Council


THE PROFESSIONAL QUANTITY SURVEYORS’ COUNCIL ACT 2013
[Section 7(1)(b)]

Notice of Election of Three Professional Quantity Surveyors as members of the Professional Quantity Surveyors’ Council

Notice is hereby given to all Professional Quantity Surveyors that the election of three Professional Quantity Surveyors as members of the Council, in accordance with section 7(1)(b) of the Professional Quantity Surveyors’ Council Act 2013, will be conducted on the third (03rd) day of March 2014 between the hours 09.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. at the seat of the Professional Architects’ Council, 4th Floor, Discovery House, St Jean Road, Quatre Bornes.

The following persons have been duly nominated to stand as candidates for election as members of the Council:


    (i)   CHADEE Shyamsoondur; 
(ii) DUMAZEL Johnny Thierry Dieudonné ;
(iii) MARRIER d’UNIENVILLE Marie Joseph Vincent ;
(iv) NAGGEA Maheshwarnath Yestwantrao;
(v) NUCKCHEDDY Sanjit Kumar;
(vi) RAMPERSAND Alvin; and
(Vii) WEAVER Gavin Francis.

Every professional Quantity Surveyor will be entitled to elect three (3) candidates only on the condition that:

(i) by 28 February 2014 before the hours of twelve (12) noon, he/she has settled the annual fee, as may be applicable;
(ii) on the date of election he/she is a Professional Quantity Surveyor and is not otherwise disqualified; subject to any investigation and/or disciplinary proceedings; and
(iii) on the date of election, he/she produces to the Returning Officer his/her National Identity Card and Certificate of Registration (as a professional Quantity Surveyor) as proof of identity.

Voting by Proxy will not be allowed.


Dated this 15th day of February 2014 Registrar
Professional Quantity Surveyors’ Council


THE PROFESSIONAL QUANTITY SURVEYORS’ COUNCIL ACT 2013
[Section 7(1)(b)]

Notice of Nominations for Election of Three Professional Quantity Surveyors of the Professional Quantity Surveyors’ Council

Notice is hereby given to all Professional Quantity Surveyors that the Returning Officer will receive nominations for the election of three professional quantity surveyorsas members of the Council, in accordance with section 7(1)(b) of the Professional Quantity Surveyors’ Council Act 2013, on the twelfth (12th) day of February 2014 between the hours 10.00 a.m. and 2.00 p.m.at the seat of the Professional Architects’ Council, 4th Floor, Discovery House. St Jean Road, QuatreBornes.

Nomination papers may be obtained from Registrar at the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, NDU, LT & Shipping, QS Section, Phoenix between the hours of 9.30am and 3.00pm on working days (excluding Saturdays).

Every nomination paper must be signed by the candidate and two Professional Quantity Surveyors, as witnesses, and be delivered, in person, to the Returning Officer between the said hours of 10.00 a.m. and2.00 p.m., on 12 February 2014.

Every nomination paper shall specify the name, occupation,National Identity Card Number, Registration Number, and address of the candidate and also contain a declaration by the candidate that on nomination day:

(a) he is a Professional Quantity Surveyor;
(b) (i) he is not subject to any investigation;
(ii)no disciplinary proceedings are being held against him under section 27; and
(iii)no disciplinary measure has been taken against him during the last 5 years preceding the nomination.

Dated this 6th day of February 2014 Registrar
Professional Quantity Surveyors’ Council


PROFESSIONAL QUANTITY SURVEYORS’ COUNCIL

All persons practising Quantity Surveying in Mauritius are advised that the profession is now regulated by the Professional Quantity Surveyors’ Council Act 2013 which came into operation on 16 September 2013 with proclamation (save sections 24 and 25 which concern Registration of Firms) by the President of the Republic.

The Council is proceeding, in the first instance, with enlistment of persons who at the commencement of the Act are deemed to be registered as Professional Quantity Surveyors under section 45(1)(a) of the Act.

An Information Paper and Enlistment Form can be downloaded from the Council’s website (www.pqsc.mu) and are also available from the Registrar. The completed form should be submitted to the Registrar by 30 November 2013.

Registration/Enlistment of all other persons as provided under the Act shall be communicated in due time.

Registrar
Tel: (+230) 5828 5585

Email: registrar@pqsc.mu



31 October 2013

Draft CPD Guide

Guidelines on Continuous Professional Development for Professional Quantity Surveyors....

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Workshop on Adjudication and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) for the Construction Industry

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Queries may be addressed to the Registrar by Email (registrar@pqsc.mu).

Enrolment Form

Please read the Information Paper thoroughly before proceeding to the Enrolment Form.

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Registration Form