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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 09/20 | Kamra tal-Periti celebrates its centenary

Verżjoni bil-Malti Today the Kamra tal-Periti celebrates a century of service to the profession and to society. The foundations of the Kamra were laid amid the Sette Giugno uprisings of 1919 when, despite the turmoil brought about by the…
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CIR 14/20 | COVID-19 Pandemic: Lifting of restrictions // Update 7

By means of Legal Notice 232 of 2020, Government repealed a number of Legal Notices published during the pandemic, including the Protection of Vulnerable Persons Order, 2019. In view of this, Directive 11/20 regarding Vulnerable Individuals…
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PR 08/20 | A Modern Building and Construction Regulation Framework

Verżjoni bil-Malti In May 2019, the Kamra tal-Periti had published its draft proposals for A Modern Building and Construction Regulation Framework. These were presented to all industry stakeholders, including the Chamber of Engineers, the…