Regulations

Restriction on Trading as Contractor

Every contractor whose name has been entered in the register shall, so long as his name remains in the register, be entitled to adopt and use the style and title "Registered Contractor" or such construction thereof as the Board may approve, and to offer his services to the public for valuable consideration or reward or by way of trade, as a registered contractor.

(1) Any person who or any firm which:-

 
a.
not being a registered contractor falsely pretends to be such; or
b.
not being entitled to do so under section 21, uses a style or title of "Registered Contractor" or any other name, type, title or in the circumstances in which it is used that such person is so registered;
c.
not being a registered contractor, holds himself out rather than for the purpose of applying for registration, whether directly or by implication to be a qualified and experienced contractor
d.

not being a registered contractor, trades or carries on business as contractor in Tanzania; commits an offence and upon conviction is liable to a fine of not exceeding ten percent of the contract sum or project value but not less than one percent of the contract sum or project value of an executed contract or contract in hand or five million shillings whichever is higher or to imprisonment for a term of not less than three years or to both that fine and imprisonment.

(2) Any person who trades under the name, title or style containing any words or phrases implying "Registered Contractor" unless he is registered under this Act, as contractor, commits an offence and upon conviction is liable to a fine not exceeding ten percent of the contract sum or project value of an executed contract or contract in hand or five million shillings whichever is higher or to an imprisonment for a term of not less than five years or to both that fine and imprisonment.