Registered Town Planner

No person shall unless he is a registered Town Planner—

(a) use the title “registered Town Planner” or any title in any language which may be reasonably construed to imply that he is a registered Town Planner;

(b) use or display any sign, board, card or other device representing or implying that he is a registered Town Planner; or

(c) be entitled to recover in any court any fee, charge or remuneration for professional advice given or service rendered by it.

Qualification For Registration

1. A person who holds—

(a) the qualification required for Graduate Membership of the Pertubuhan Perancang Malaysia; or

(b) such other qualification as the Board considers to be equivalent to it,

2. Shall be entitled, on application made by him, to be registered under Section B of the Register as a registered Graduate Town Planner.

3. A registered Graduate Town Planner shall be required to obtain such practical experience as the Board may prescribe after consulting the Minister and the Pertubuhan Perancang Malaysia, in order to be entitled to apply for registration as a registered Town Planner.

4. The following persons shall be entitled, on application made by him, to be registered under Section A of the Register as registered Town Planners:

(a) any person who—

(i) is a registered Graduate Town Planner; and

(ii) has obtained the practical experience as prescribed under subsection (2); and

(b) any person who, on 1 January 1996, is a Corporate Member of the Pertubuhan Perancang Malaysia.

5. A person shall not be entitled to be registered as a registered Town Planner unless at the time of the application for registration—

(a) he is a citizen or a permanent resident of Malaysia;

(b) he is residing in Malaysia; and

(c) he has been residing in Malaysia for a period of not less than six months prior to the date of the application.