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revoking the certificate. The order shall architecture or engineering in the Canal be served on the accused person in the Zone, and who has filed with the Board manner prescribed by $$ 69.174 and an application for registration, if he is 69.175 for service of charges on the registered or licensed to engage in the accused.
practice of architecture or engineering $ 69.182 Record of proceedings, and
in a State, Territory or Possession of the
United States, the District of Columbia, transcripts.
or the Commonweaith of Puerto Rico, in (a) The Board shall preserve a com which the requirements and qualificaplete record of all proceedings pursuant tions for obtaining a license or registrato a hearing under this subpart wherein tion are reasonably equivalent to those a certificate is refused, revoked, or sus prescribed by this subpart. pended, which the Board shall file with (3) The performance of architectural the Governor.
or engineering work by a person who acts (b) The record of the proceedings under the supervision of an architect or shall consist of:
a professional engineer, or by an em(1) The notice of hearing.
ployee of a person lawfully engaged in (2) The complaint.
the practice of architecture or engineer(3) All documents in the nature of ing, and, who, in either event, does not pleadings and written motions filed in
assume res nsible ch ge of design the proceedings.
supervision. (4) The transcript of testimony.
(4) The practice of architecture or (5) The orders of the Board.
engineering as a consultant, officer, or (c) The Board may furnish a tran employee of, or pursuant to contract script of a record at cost to any person with, the Government of the United interested in a hearing. A transcript of States or of the Panama Canal Company any entry in the minutes and records of
while engaged solely in such practice the Board, certified by the Secretary for the Government or Company. under the seal of the Board, is prima (5) The practice of any other legally facie evidence of the original entry in recognized profession. the Board's minutes and records.
(6) The execution of construction CROSS REFERENCES: Authentication of
work as a contractor, or the superincopies of records, see 5 C.Z.C. 2992, 76A Stat. tendence of construction work as a fore397. Proof of official documents, see 5 C.z.C. man or superintendent. 3131, 76A Stat. 404.
(7) The work performed as a salesman EXEMPTIONS
of engineering equipment or apparatus.
(8) The design or construction of a § 69.191 Exemptions.
single-story building, that will not cover (a) The provisions of this subpart do
over 500 square feet of ground area, not prevent:
and will not have a height of over 15 (1) The practice of architecture or
feet from the ground to the ceiling. engineering for not exceeding 30 days in (9) The single-story alteration of an the aggregate in 1 calendar year by a
existing building which will not have a nonresident not having a place of busi
height of over 15 feet from the ground ness in the Canal Zone, if he is licensed to the ceiling, will not cover over 500 or registered to engage in the practice of square feet of ground area, and will not architecture or engineering in a State,
affect the structural, electrical or Territory or Possession of the United mechanical safety of the building. States, the District of Columbia, or the (b) This section is subject to § 69.192.. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, in which
$ 69.192 Misleading advertising. the requirements and qualifications for obtaining a license or registration are A person exempted under $ 69.191 may reasonably equivalent, in the opinion of
not use words, letters, figures, or other the Board, to those prescribed by this
devices in such a manner as to convey subpart.
the impression that he is an architect.
or professional engineer duly registered (2) The practice of architecture or
under this subpart. engineering for more than 30 days by a nonresident not having a place of busi $ 69.193 Time limitation on certain ex. ness in the Canal Zone, or by a person
emption. who has recently become a resident of The exemption allowea iri 69.191(a) or has recently entered the practice of (2) shall continue only for such time as.
the Board may require for consideration zens of the United States or the Republic of the application therein mentioned. of Panama, $25.
(g) Annual registration renewal fee for SEAL OF REGISTRANTS
architects or professional engineers, to § 69.211 Seal required.
be determined by the Board, but not to Every person registered under this
exceed $10 plus delinquency fees. subpart shall obtain a seal of a design
(h) Fee for reissuance of revoked cerauthorized by the Board which shall
tificate of architect-in-training or engibear:
(i) Fee for reissuance of revoked reg(a) The registrant's name and registration number.
istration certificate, $25. (b) The legend "Registered Archi
(j) Fee for issuance of duplicate certect" or "Registered Professional En
tificate of registration, $5. gineer".
(k) Fee for renewal of certificate after
date due, to be increased $1 for each (c) Such other words or figures as the Board deems necessary.
month or fraction of a month that pay
ment of renewal is delayed, but not to § 69.212 Use of seal,
exceed $25. The seal of an architect or professional $ 69.222 Payee of checks or money orengineer registered under this subpart,
ders. or a facsimile imprint of it, shall be stamped on all plans, specifications, and
Checks or money orders in payment of reports by the registrant responsible for
fees should be made payable to the the accuracy and adequacy of such plans,
Panama Canal Company. specifications, and reports. A registered
§ 69.223 Non-refundability. architect or engineer shall affix or permit his seal to be affixed only to those Should the Board deny the issuance of plans, specifications or drawings for a certificate or registration to an appliwhich he assumes full responsibility as to cant, the fee deposited with the applicaadequacy and accuracy.
tion shall not be refunded to the $ 69.213 Misuse of seal.
applicant. A person may not use his seal during § 69.224 Separate payment of fees by the period in which his registration is persons in training. expired, suspended, or revoked, nor may A person desiring certification as an a person use a seal of any design not ap architect-in-training engineer-inproved by the Board.
training shall pay the prescribed appliFEES
cation fee for the certification with his § 69.221 Fee schedule.
application and shall later pay the addi
tional application fee and the registraEach application for registration as an
tion fee upon filing his application for architect or professional engineer shall be
registration as an architect or profesaccompanied by the appropriate pre
sional engineer. scribed application fee and the registration fee, as follows:
MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS (a) Application fee for architect or
$ 69.231 Separation of responsibility of professional engineer with first- and
architects and engineers. second-stage examination, $25. (b) Application fee for architect or
Where the professions of both archiprofessional engineer without examina
tecture and engineering are involved in tion, $25.
the preparation of designs, plans, speci(c) Application fee for architect-in fications and reports, the architecture training or engineer-in-training, $10. shall be the responsibility of the regis
(d) Application fee for architect or tered architect and the engineering shall professional engineer with second-stage be the responsibility of the professional examination, $15.
engineer. (e) Fee for re-examination, to be de
Annual report. termined by the Board, but not to exceed $10.
The Board shall submit an annual re(f) Temporary registration of archi port to the Governor on the first Montects or professional engineers not citi day in August, containing a summary of
the official acts during the next preceding fiscal year and recommendations for such further legislation relating to the practice of architecture or engineering as may be necessary in the public interest. $ 69.233 Penalties for violation of reg
ulations, As provided by section 1175 of 2 C.Z.C., 76A Stat. 41, whoever violates any provision of this subpart shall be punished by a fine of not more than $500, or by imprisonment in jail for not more than 1 year, or both.
CROSS REFERENCE: Injunctions to restrain violations of regulations, see 2 C.Z.C. 1174, 76A Stat. 41. Subpart B--Practice of Medicine and
Dentistry § 69.301 Definitions.
As used in this subpart, unless the context otherwise requires :
(a) “Disease" means any blemish, defect, deformity, infirmity, disorder, or injury of the human body or mind, and pregnancy, and the effects of any of them.
(b) "Practice of medicine" means the art of detecting or attempting to detect the presence of disease; of preventing, relieving, correcting, or curing, or of attempting to prevent, relieve, correct, or cure, any disease; of safeguarding or attempting to safeguard the life of any woman and infant through pregnancy and parturition; and of doing or attempting to do any of the acts enumerated in this paragraph. "Practice of medicine" does not include dentistry, optometry, pharmacy, or nursing.
(c) “Practice of dentistry" means any act, operation, or service which attempts or professes to perform, adjust, remove, treat, diagnose, construct, or replace any impressions, teeth, restorations, furnishings, replacements, artificial substitutes, bands, crowns, bridges, appliances, or any structural restorations, in the human oral cavity or its contiguous parts.
(d) “To practice” means to do or to attempt to do, or to hold oneself out or to allow oneself to be held out as ready
to do, any act enumerated in paragraphs (b) or (c) of this section, as constituting a part of the practice of medicine, or dentistry, for a fee, gift, or reward, whether tangible or intangible.
(e) "Health Director" means the Director of the Health Bureau of the Canal Zone Government. § 69.302 Requirement of license.
A person may not practice medicine or dentistry in the Canal Zone who is not (a) licensed to do so, or (b) exempted from licensure under this subpart. All licenses to practice medicine or dentistry in the Canal Zone issued by proper authority prior to the adoption of this subpart shall emain in effect unless suspended or revoked by the Health Director of the Canal Zone Government in accordance with procedures prescribed by this subpart. § 69.303 Practice to accord with license.
A person may not practice medicine or dentistry in the Canal Zone otherwise than in accordance with the terms of his license. $ 69.304 Application for license; quali
fications; fee. (a) An application for a license to practice medicine or dentistry shall be sent to the Health Director and shall be accompanied by satisfactory proof that the applicant:
(1) Is 21 years of age or over (birth certificate or similar evidence thereof).
(2) Resides or intends to reside in the Canal Zone or in the Republic of Panama and intends to practice in the Canal Zone.
(3) Is of good moral character as shown by at least three letters of favorable character testimony.
(4) Is not addicted to intemperate use of alcoholic stimulants or narcotic drugs.
(5) In the case of an application to practice medicine, is a graduate of a school accredited by the American Medical Association as a grade “A” school of medicine, or holds a certificate from the Educational Council of the American Medical Association for Foreign Medical Graduates.
(6) In the case of an application to practice medicine, has satisfactorily completed at least 1 year of internship in a program recognized by the American Medical Association, or in a hospital in a foreign country that is found by the Health Director to apply standards equal to those of programs recognized by the American Medical Association. In lieu of such a period of approved internship, the applicant may show that he has satisfactorily completed 2 years of graduate clinical medical training, the more recent of which was in a program that is found by the Health Director to have standards equal to graduate programs recognized by the American Medical Association.
(7) In the case of an application to practice dentistry, is a graduate of a school accredited by the American Dental Association as a grade “A” school of dentistry or of a school of dentistry in a foreign country recognized by the Health Director as having standards equal to those of a school accredited by the American Dental Association as a grade "A" school of dentistry.
(b) Each application for a license shall be accompanied by a fee as follows: (1) For a license on the basis of an examination
$50 (2) For a license without examination.. 10 The Health Director may refund $40 of the $50 fee to an applicant if the applicant is by reason of sickness or other adequate cause or circumstance beyond his control prevented from taking the examination. (31 F.R. 12280, Sept. 16, 1966, as amended at 33 F.R. 6159, Apr. 23, 1968] § 69.305 Appointment of examining
boards. Whenever an application to practice medicine or dentistry is received, the Health Director shall refer it to a board of examiners appointed by him, either generally or for the specific case, to determine if the applicant is qualified to practice medicine, or dentistry, in the Canal Zone. Except as provided by $$ 69.307 and 69.308, each applicant shall be given an examination covering all
subjects, which, in the opinion of the Board, are appropriate for proper evaluation of an applicant's qualifications to practice medicine, or dentistry, as the case may be. § 69.306 Organization and functioning
of examining boards. Each examining board shall consist of three members, and membership on one examining board shall not be a bar to membership on another. The Health Director shall:
(a) Designate one of the members of each board to act as chairman.
(b) Furnish each board with such secretarial or stenographic assistance as may be necessary.
(c) Prescribe such general rules as may be necessary to govern the procedure to be followed by the boards. § 69.307 National or State examination
in lieu of local examination. In determining the qualifications of an applicant for a license to practice medicine, or dentistry, a board appointed pursuant to § 69.306 may accept the certificate of examination of a National or State Board of Medical Examiners of the United States, or the certificate of a National or State Board of Dental Examiners, as the case may be, in lieu of and as an equivalent to, its own examination. § 69.308 Issuance of license without ex
amination. (a) When a board appointed pursuant to $ 69.305 finds that an applicant is otherwise qualified, a license may be issued to the applicant without examination if he has been issued a license to practice medicine, or dentistry, as the case may be, in a State, Territory, or Possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or in any foreign country, which, in the opinion of the board, has education and other requirements equal to those of the Canal Zone.
(b) Physicians or dentists having been employed as such by any agency of the United States in the Canal Zone for a period of not less than 12 months, whose
services in that employ were satisfac Canal Zone Government or any other tory, and who are bona fide residents of agency of the United States. the Canal Zone or Republic of Panama (d) Medical oficers employed by the at the time of making application for Canal Zone Government prior to June such license, may be licensed to practice 26, 1964, medicine, or dentistry, as the case may (e) Physicians or dentists employed be, in the Canal Zone without examina by the Canal Zone Government who are tion. Service as an intern in a hospi licensed to practice in a State of the tal shall not be considered as employ United States and who are applying for ment as physician under this licensure in the Canal Zone. This exempparagraph.
tion is limited in each case to the first $ 69.309 Issuance of license by Health
90 days of such employment by the Director,
Canal Zone Government.
(31 F.R. 12280, Sept. 16, 1966, as amended at Upon the receipt of a report from the
33 F.R. 6160, Apr. 23, 1968) examining board which certifies that an applicant is qualified to practice medi
§ 69.313 Practices to which this subpart cine, or dentistry, as the case may be,
is inapplicable. in accordance with this subpart, the The provisions of this subpart are not Health Director shall issue the applicant applicable to: a license to practice his profession in the (a) The treatment of any case of acCanal Zone, unless he finds it necessary, tual emergency. because of some conflict or noncompli (b) The treatment of crew members ance with the regulations of this subpart, and passengers of vessels by the individto return the application to the examin ual acting as medical oficer of a vessel. ing board for its further consideration or (c) The practice of massage, or dietetits reconsideration.
ics, or the use of hygienic measures, for $ 69.310 Registration of licenses.
the relief of disease or to the practice of
any other form of physiotherapy for the The Health Director shall cause all
relief of disease, or to the practice of licenses to be numbered and recorded in
X-ray or laboratory technicians, under an appropriate manner.
the direction of a person licensed to prac§ 69.311 Suspension or revocation of tice medicine or dentistry in the Canal license.
Zone. The Health Director may suspend or
(d) The use of ordinary hygienic, direvoke a license to practice medicine, or
etetic, or domestic remedies unless such dentistry issued to
use is in violation of the provisions of this subpart who, after due notice and $$ 69.301 and 69.302. hearing, is found to be guilty of un (e) Persons treating human ailments professional or dishonorable conduct or by prayer or spiritual means, as an exeris incapable for any reason of continuing cise or enjoyment of religious freedom to perform his professional duties.
unless the laws, rules, and regulations
relating to communicable diseases and $ 69.312 Exemption from licensure.
sanitary matters are violated by such The provisions of this subpart forbid exercise; or ding the practice of medicine or dentistry (f) The sale, manufacture, or adverwithout a license shall not apply to the tising of drugs and medicines unless the following, in the discharge of their off vendor, maker, or advertiser attempts cial duties:
to diagnose in connection with such sale, (a) Commissioned medical or dental manufacture, or advertising. officers of the United States Armed
$ 69.314 Penalties for violation of reg Forces or of the United States Public
ulations. Health Service.
As provided by 2 C.Z.C. 1192, 76A Stat. (b) Interns and residents-in-training
41, whoever violates a provision of this employed by, or in training with, the
subpart shall be fined not more than Canal Zone Government or any other $100 or imprisoned in jail not more than agency of the United States.
30 days, or both; and each day the viola(c) Physicians or dentists acting as tion continues constitutes a separate consultants to or in training with the offense.