The terms of the Code
1. Responsibilities to the profession
1.1 Members must at all times conduct themselves in a manner which upholds the reputation of the Association.
1.2 Members must conduct themselves with regard to the reputation, purpose, objectives and interests of the Association as set out in the Association 's Charter, Byelaws and Mission Statement.
1.3 Members must not do, say or omit to do anything which might bring the profession into disrepute, be inconsistent with or detrimental to the objectives and interests of the Association or cast doubt on the member's own professional integrity.
1.4 Members must not be associated with any occupation or business which is likely to prejudice their professional status or the reputation of the Institute.
1.5 Members who make public their personal views on any subject must not claim or give the impression that they are representing the official views of the Association, unless they have been expressly authorised in writing to do so or on behalf of the Council of the Institute.
1.6 Members must not claim or give the impression that any view expressed by that member in relation to any of their business activities or during the carrying on of any of their business activities (including the running of training courses, production of literature, etc) represent the official views of the Institute or have the approval of the Association unless that member has been expressly so authorised in writing by or on behalf of the Executive Committee of the Association.
1.7 Members must not make or subscribe to any statements or reports which are contrary to their own bona fide professional opinions.
1.8 Members must maintain the highest level of knowledge and skills throughout their careers and must comply with any Association guidelines or regulations on education and continuing professional development that may be issued from time to time.
1.9 Members must have regard to any Association guidance on professional practice that may be issued from time to time.
1.10 Members must report to the Association any breach of the Code that comes to their attention.
1.11 Members must assist the Association in its enquiries into any breach of the Code.






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