Land and quantity surveying consultancy services (classified under code 74213 of the Malaysia Standard Industrial Classification) includes geological and prospecting activities utilising surface measurements and observation designed to yield information on subsurface structure and the location of petroleum, natural gas and mineral deposits and ground water.
This may involve airborne geophysical surveys, hydrological surveys, etc. Also included are map-making and related land surveying activities. However, it excludes test drilling and test hole boring in connection with petroleum and gas extraction which is classified in item 11200: Services activities incidental to crude oil and natural gas extraction excluding surveying.
The practice of the surveyor’s profession involves a broad range of activities which may occur on, above or below the surface of the land or the sea and may be carried out in association with other professionals.