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If it ain't broke, don't try to fix it

Regarding the new definition for civil engineering, my suggestion is: 'being the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man.'

This could save the Institution the fees in getting legal advice on whether the Council's new version clashes with our Royal Charter of 1828.

My, non-legal, advice is to stop tinkering with something that didn't need changing in the first place.

DAVID JEFFERY, 19 Highfield Court, Station Road, Herne Bay, Kent CT6 5QR

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