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1. OFFENCES UNDER THE ENGINEERS ACT
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2. ILLEGAL USE OF THE DESIGNATION OF ENGINEER
Assuming the title of engineer, alone or qualified, making use of the abbreviation of such title or of any name, title or designation which might lead to the belief that the person is a member of the OIQ, advertising oneself as such, acting in such a way as to lead to the belief that one is authorized to fulfil the office of or to act as an engineer, authenticating by means of a seal, signature or initialling a document relating to the practice of the engineering profession (Engineers Act, R.S.Q. c. I-9, sec. 22(2), 22(3), 22(4), 22(5))
3. COMPANY OR FIRM NAME
No one shall carry on any activity in Québec or advertise himself there under a firm name which includes any of the words 'ingénieur,' 'génie,' 'ingénierie,' 'engineer' or 'engineering.' (Engineers Act, R.S.Q., c. I-9, sec. 26)
4. DOCUMENTS PROVIDED
5. IDENTIFICATION OF COMPLAINANT
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