The Architects Act is the governing legislation for the architectural profession and the practice of architecture in the Northwest Territories. It mandates the NWTAA to regulate the profession.
- Architects Act S.N.W.T. 2001, c.10
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Bylaws, Code of Ethics & Fee Schedule
The Bylaws are approved by members and enforced by Council in accordance with provisions in the Architects Act.
- Bylaws of the Northwest Territories Association of Architects [revised April 2015]
The profession's Code of Ethics is currently attached to the Bylaws, requiring members to approve amendments and additions to the Code.
- Code of Ethics - see Bylaws, Schedule 1
The Association is funded exclusively through membership fees, which are established and amended by Council as needed.
- NWTAA Fee Schedule [revised November 2017]
Practice Bulletins provide specific information and guidance on professional matters, including enforced interpretations of the Architects Act, the Bylaws and other professional standards. Architects are expected to read and understand these Bulletins as part of their membership requirements. Occasionally, industry stakeholders and the general public may find these Bulletins helpful in understanding the profession and the role of this Association.
- 01 - The Architects Act [revised August 2015]
- 02 - Professional Stamps [June 2004]
- 03 - Mandatory Continuing Education & Compliance [revised July 2013]
- 04 - Schedule of Buildings Requiring a NWTAA Stamp [revised August 2015]
- 05 - Reduction of Annual Fees for Licensed Members [revised July 2013]
- 06 - Archival and Destrucion of Records [July 2019]
- 07 - Standard Documents and Fees for Services [Dec 2020]