ESTABLISHMENT: Surveyors Council Of Nigeria (SURCON), is an Agency of Government established in 1989 by Decree no 44 of 1989 (Act no. S18 Laws of Federation of Nigeria 2004) for the registration of surveyors and to provide extensively for the regulation and control of the practice of survey profession in Nigeria. The Act charged SURCON with the following general duties among others:
i. Determining who are Surveyors for the purpose of the practice of Survey Profession in Nigeria
ii. Determining what standards of knowledge and skill to be attained by persons seeking to be registered as members of the Profession
iii. Establishment, maintenance, updating and publication of Register of persons entitled to practice Survey Profession in Nigeria
iv. Regulating and controlling the practice of the profession in all its ramifications
v. Maintaining discipline in the profession and
vi. Performing other functions conferred upon it by the enabling Act.