2020 Georgia Code
Title 43 - Professions and Businesses
Chapter 15 - Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors


Cross references.

- Appointment of state highway engineer, § 32-2-42.

Conducting surveys for determination of boundaries, T. 44, C. 4.

Administrative Rules and Regulations.

- Organization, Official Compilation of the Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia, State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, Chapter 180-1.

Rules of Professional Conduct, Official Compilation of the Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia, State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, Chapter 180-6.

Law reviews.

- For article discussing site architect or engineer's duty of care to construction workers, see 28 Emory L.J. 291 (1979).

OPINIONS OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

Editor's notes.

- In light of the similarity of the statutory provisions, opinions under Ga. L. 1945, p. 294 are included in the annotations for this chapter.

Licensing required when product of services will be used in another state.

- Licensing is required for individuals performing professional engineering services even when the product of such services will be used in another state. 1980 Op. Att'y Gen. No. 80-69.

Engineer may engage in practice of architecture when incidental to engineering.

- Engineer is authorized to engage in such practices as may be classified as practice of architecture, in addition to engineering practice, only to the extent that such practice is clearly incidental to practice of engineering; for example, it appears that an engineer may design, prepare plans for, and supervise construction of dams, sewage disposal plants, water pump stations, power stations, or other similar structures. 1967 Op. Att'y Gen. No. 67-144 (decided under Ga. L. 1945, p. 294, prior to revision by Ga. L. 1975, p. 1048).

License authorizing practice of professional engineering does not authorize land surveying, and vice versa. 1954-56 Op. Att'y Gen. p. 540 (decided under Ga. L. 1945, p. 294, prior to revision by Ga. L. 1975, p. 1048).

RESEARCH REFERENCES

Am. Jur. 2d.

- 2 Am. Jur. 2d, Administrative Law, § 21 et seq. 15A Am. Jur. 2d, Commerce, §§ 1 et seq., 90 et seq. 16A Am. Jur. 2d, Constitutional Law, §§ 266, 284 et seq., 332, 339 et seq. 51 Am. Jur. 2d, Licenses and Permits, § 1 et seq. 58 Am. Jur. 2d, Occupations, Trades and Professions, § 1 et seq. 63C Am. Jur. 2d, Public Officers and Employees, § 14 et seq. 72 Am. Jur. 2d, States, Territories and Dependencies, §§ 42, 64 et seq. 73 Am. Jur. 2d, Statutes, §§ 17 et seq., 58 et seq.

C.J.S.

- 15 C.J.S., Commerce, §§ 9 et seq., 83 et seq., 111 et seq. 16 C.J.S., Constitutional Law, § 280 et seq. 16A C.J.S., Constitutional Law, § 580 et seq. 16B C.J.S., Constitutional Law, §§ 1055-1058, 1444-1448. 16D C.J.S., Constitutional Law, §§ 2085, 2086. 53 C.J.S., Licenses, § 6 et seq. 67 C.J.S., Officers and Public Employees, § 12 et seq. 73 C.J.S., Public Administrative Law and Procedure, § 50 et seq. 73 C.J.S., Public Administrative Law and Procedure, § 146 et seq. 81A C.J.S., States, § 120 et seq. 82 C.J.S., Statutes, §§ 203, 281.

ALR.

- Failure to procure occupational or business license or permit as affecting validity or enforceability of contract, 30 A.L.R. 834, 42 A.L.R. 1226, 118 A.L.R. 646.

Constitutionality of statute regulating land surveyors or civil engineers, 55 A.L.R. 307.

Surveyor's liability for mistake in, or misrepresentation as to accuracy of, survey of real property, 35 A.L.R.3d 504.

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