§ 5-8.1-1. Declaration of policy.
In order to safeguard life, health, and property and to promote the public welfare, the practice of land surveying in this state is declared to be subject to regulation in the public interest. It is unlawful for any person to practice, or to offer to practice, land surveying in this state, as defined in the provisions of this chapter, or to use in connection with his or her name or otherwise assume, or advertise any title or description tending to convey the impression that he or she is a professional land surveyor, unless the person has been registered or exempted.
(P.L. 1990, ch. 330, § 2.)