Compliance

  IFIA Compliance Code
The Compliance Code defines the standards of conduct and integrity with which IFIA members must comply.

  IFIA Compliance Code: Implementation Guidelines
The Guidelines provide IFIA Members with an approved means of meeting the Requirements for Implementation of the IFIA Compliance Code.

  IFIA Guidance Checklist for Members’ Internal Compliance Audits
The checklist acts as a guide to the areas that the Member’s internal audit is likely to need to cover.

  IFIA Compliance Training Guide
This presentation outlines the IFIA Compliance Code Principles and may be used as part of a Compliance Code training programme.

 

Competition

  IFIA Competition Compliance Policy
This document sets out IFIA’s policy on competition law issues.

 

Commodity Inspection

IFIA has published Codes of Practice which set out the general standards of delivery and performance that can be expected of IFIA Member Companies in the execution of their duties in relation to the inspection of certain commodities. IFIA has no responsibility or liability for acts or omissions of members or others making use of these Codes of Practice.

  IFIA Agricultural Committee Code of Practice
In addition to their general requirements as IFIA members, all IFIA members involved in the testing, inspection and certification of Agricultural Products and Vegetable Oils observe this detailed sector-specific Code of Practice

  IFIA Minerals Committee Code of Practice
In addition to their general requirements as IFIA members, all IFIA members involved in the testing, inspection and certification of Metals and Minerals observe this detailed and sector-specific Code of Practice

  IFIA Petroleum Committee Code of Practice
In addition to their general requirements as IFIA members, all IFIA members involved in the testing, inspection and certification of Petroleum and Petrochemicals observe this detailed and sector-specific Code of Practice.

  IFIA TML Code of Practice
The following TML Code of Practice applies to IFIA Members that offer TML testing services and other interested parties that intend to use this Code as guidance for testing the Transportable Moisture Limit (TML) for solid bulk cargos which may liquefy under the vibration occurring during a voyage at sea.

 

Pre Shipment Inspection

  PSI Code of Practice
This Code of Practice stipulates the obligations of IFIA PSI Members in carrying out inspection activities contracted or mandated by a user government. The Code is based on World Trade Organisation Agreements

  PSI Certification Programme Rules
These rules must be implemented by IFIA PSI Members and ensure conformity with the above PSI Code of Practice

  PSI Certification Programme Sub Committee Rules
The membership of IFIA member companies active in pre shipment certification of the Pre Shipment Inspection Sub Committee is governed by the above PSI Certification Programme Sub Committee Rules.

Council

  IFIA Complaints and Disciplinary Procedures
Regulation 4 made by the Council pursuant to Article 37 of the Articles of Association on 29th July 2003

  CBCA Code of Practice
This Code of Practice is designed to provide confidence to Governments and consumers that IFIA Members implementing Consignment Based Conformity Assessment (CBCA) programmes comply with a recognised industry code and are subject to annual audit to ensure such compliance.

 

  Social Auditing - Integrity Operating Procedures (Public) September 2014
A guide for IFIA member companies providing social auditing services

  Social Compliance Auditing Code of Practice - Draft for Stakeholder Consultation
This Code of Practice for Social Compliance Auditing is currently the subject of stakeholder consultation

  IFIA Terms and Conditions of Business
IFIA has published Model Terms and Conditions of Business, which IFIA members are under no obligation to use, but which help to provide a clear definition of the service provided by members, thus strengthening the identity of the profession.