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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional and Occupational Licensing
Agency 145. Board for Professional Soil Scientists, Wetland Professionals, and Geologists
Chapter 40. Regulations for the Geology Certification Program
10/28/2020

18VAC145-40-120. Conflicts of Interest.

A certified professional geologist shall not:

1. Accept any work on any project or other professional engagement when a duty to a client or to the public would conflict with his personal interest or the interest of another client, unless immediate disclosure of all material facts of the conflict is made to each client related to the project or engagement.

2. Accept compensation for services related to the same project or professional engagement from more than one party without making prior full disclosure to all parties involved.

3. Offer, either directly or indirectly, any commission, political contribution, or other consideration in seeking work except to secure a salaried position through employment agencies.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Former 18VAC70-20-120 derived from VR335-01-2 § 3.3, eff. February 1, 1988; amended, Volume 07, Issue 13, eff. April 24, 1991; Volume 11, Issue 06, eff. February 1, 1995; amended and renumbered as 18VAC145-40-120, Virginia Register Volume 28, Issue 23, eff. August 15, 2012.

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