RECIPROCITY AGREEMENT BETWEEN

THE INSTITUTE OF QUANTITY SURVEYORS, SRI LANKA 

&

THE AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF QUANTITY SURVEYORS

Whereas  The Institute of Quantity Surveyors, Sri Lanka (IQSSL)  and The Australian Institute of Quantity  Surveyors (AIQS ) see benefits to members of both  professional bodies in establishing a Reciprocity Agreement, the IQSSL and the AIQS agree the following :

  1. A corporate member (Associate or Fellow)  of the IQSSL in good standing, may be elected as an Associate member of the AIQS subject to :
    1. one year’s practice as a Probationer in  circumstances which will enable a corporate member of AIQS  to confirm the professional activities undertaken .
    2. a  professional competence interview  conducted by corporate members of the AIQS to assess the applicant’s knowledge of law and practice  in Australia; and
    3. subsequent election to Fellowship being subject to the By-laws and Regulations of the AIQS
  2. A corporate member (Associate or Fellow ) of the AIQS in good standing , may be elected as an Associate member of IQSSL subject to :
    1. One year’s practice as Probationer in circumstances which will enable a corporate member of IQSSL to confirm the professional activities undertaken.
    2. A professional competence interview conducted by corporate members of the IQSSL to assess the applicant’s knowledge of law and practice in Sri Lanka;  and
    3. Subsequent election to Fellowship being subject to the By-laws and Regulations of the IQSSL
  3. This agreement does not apply to any member of the IQSSL or AIQS who has been elected to membership of either body  through a reciprocity agreement with other professional bodies.
  4. Each professional body will notify the other of any proposed merger or major constitutional change.
  5. Irrespective of the above, each professional body reserves the right to deny membership, or extend the practice period for any applicant under this agreement when in the opinion of that body, the applicant does not satisfy all their educational or membership criteria.
  6. The reciprocity Agreement will remain in force for further 5 (five) years from 17th April 2012  where after the agreement will be subject to review and renewal by mutual agreement of the respective parties.