Code of engineering conduct

Every member is expected in his general conduct to uphold and enhance the honour and dignity of the Engineering profession and the reputation of the Nigerian Society of Engineers and to act always in the public interest:

 A member shall make available his professional knowledge and experience in accordance with his code as a consultant or adviser, or a salaried employee, or a teacher of Engineering Science, or in design, or manufacture, or construction as a faithful agent and trustee of his client, employer, or other people connected with the works.

A member shall not practice in a dual capacity as a consultant and as a contractor for the same project except with the prior written consent of the client.
A member shall not place orders on his own behalf in respect of a project on which he is engaged but shall only do so explicitly on behalf of his client.
A member shall not be the medium of payments made on his client’s behalf unlessspecifically so requested in writing by his client, but shall only issue certificate for payments.
A member shall not take part in competition involving the submission of proposals and designs for engineering work unless an assessor which shall be an Engineer of acknowledged standing has been appointed to whom all such proposals and designs are to be submitted for adjudication.
A member shall not invite or submit priced proposals under conditions that constitute price competition for professional services.
A member shall not advertise engineering services in self-laudatory language or in any other manner derogatory to the dignity of the profession.
A member, on engineering works in a foreign country the members may adapt his conduct according to the professional standards and customs of the country, but shall adhere as closely as practicable to the principles of this code.