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Committee for safeguarding Impartiality

The Bureau has set up a Committee for Safeguarding Impartiality which is accountable to the Standards Council for the integrity of the National Management Systems Certification Scheme.

As per ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015 - Conformity assessment - Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of management systems, the structure of a certification body shall safeguard the impartiality of the activities of the certification body.


Responsibility of the Committee

The Committee is thus inter-alia responsible for assisting the certification body in developing policies relating to impartiality of its certification activities and advising on matters affecting confidence in certification including openness and public perception.


The members of the Committee are chosen for a period of three years.



Composition of committee for safeguarding Impartiality