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An introduction to 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

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How to become a Perit

In Malta, the route to the professional status of perit, that is architect or civil engineer, is regulated by the Periti Act, Chap.390 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

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PR 01/21 | KTP welcomes adoption of its proposals during parliamentary speech introducing Construction Bill

Verżjoni bil-Malti The Kamra tal-Periti recognises yesterday’s introduction in Parliament of the Bill to establish the Building and Construction Authority as the achievement of a long-awaited milestone. It commends Parliamentary Secretary…
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PR 11/20 | Perit André Pizzuto elected President of the Kamra tal-Periti

Verżjoni bil-Malti The Kamra tal-Periti held its Annual General Meeting on the 10th December 2020, the day after the Periti Act was moved to second reading in Parliament. Outgoing President, Perit Simone Vella Lenicker, welcomed this important…
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CIR 18/20 | UK withdrawal from the European Union

Communication relayed from the Architects' Council of Europe   The United Kingdom left the European Union on 31 January 2020. A Transition Period was agreed, running from 31 January 2020 to 31 December 2020 – during which time,…