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History of the Profession

What is a Perit?

The title of “perit” is the official title given to warranted architects, and civil (or structural) engineers. The term is of Italian origin, generically meaning “expert”.  For a long time, the title has been in use, within the construction industry, to refer to the person knowledgeable on, and responsible for, the design and construction of buildings or other works. Read more

Becoming a perit

How to get a warrant to practise as an architect or civil engineer in Malta

In Malta, the route to the professional status of perit, that is architect or civil engineer, is regulated by the Periti Act, Cap. 622 of the Laws of Malta. The Act defines the academic training requirements in conformity with Article 46 Para. 1 of the European Commission Directive 2005/36/EC, for the title of architect in Europe, the minimum academic training for civil engineers, and the professional traineeship requirements. Read more

Latest News

MDA & KTP LAUNCH NATIONAL BUILDING COUNCIL
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PR 01/24 | MDA & KTP launch National Building Council

This afternoon, the Kamra tal-Periti and the Malta Development Association announced the establishment of the National Building Council at Villa Bighi. Perit Andre Pizzuto, President of the Kamra tal-Periti, explained that talks between the…
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PR 09/23 | Government fails to honour agreement with Kamra tal-Periti on budget allocation

Verżjoni bil-Malti During its Annual General Meeting held recently, the President of the Kamra tal-Periti outlined the successes and challenges the Kamra has had during 2023. Among its successes, Andre Pizzuto highlighted three in particular: …
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PR 08/23 | Extension of validity period of development permits

In recent weeks, the Council of the Kamra tal-Periti has analysed the contents of S.L.552.33 published through L.N. 263 of 2023 to better understand the underlying reasons for its coming into force as well as its likely implications. The…