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2020-17
Technical Committee
The General Assembly received with appreciation the report from the Chairman of the Technical Committee.
Virtual IAF34-10.1
2020-18
Transitional Arrangement for ISO/IEC 27006:2015 AMD 1:2020
The General Assembly, acting on the recommendation of the Technical Committee, resolved that the Transitional Arrangement associated with ISO/IEC 27006:2015 AMD 1:2020 - Information technology - Security techniques - Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of information security management systems – Amendment 1, will be two years from the last day of the month of publication of the amended standard. Within this transition timeline:
  • • ABs shall be ready to carry out transition assessments for ISO/IEC 27006:2015 AMD 1:2020, within eight months from the last day of the month of publication of the amended standard.
  • • CBs shall have completed the transition to ISO/IEC 27006:2015 AMD1:2020, through office assessment, within 24 months from the last day of the month of publication of the amended standard.
Note 1: ISO/IEC 27006:2015 AMD 1:2020, was published on the 27 March 2020. Note 2: The transition is not a routine transition from one version of a standard to another. The transition only relates to the specific changes detailed in Amendment 1:2020.
Virtual IAF34-10.1
2020-19
MLA Committee
The General Assembly received with appreciation the report from the Chairman of the MLA Committee
Virtual IAF34-10.2
2020-20
Regional Accreditation Group IAF MLA Scope Extensions
The General Assembly noted the MLA scope extensions, since the 2019 General Assembly, of the following IAF Regional Accreditation Group members:
  • AFRAC – Sub-Scopes: Level 4: ISO 50003, ISO/IEC TS 17021-10; Sub-Scopes: Level 5: ISO 50001, ISO 45001
  • EA – Sub-Scope: Level 4: ISO/IEC TS 17021-10; Sub-Scope: Level 5: ISO 45001
  • APAC – Sub-Scope: Level 4: ISO/IEC TS 17021-10; Sub-Scopes: Level 5: FAMI-QS Certification Scheme, IPC-PL-11-006, ISO 45001
  • IAAC – Sub-Scopes: Level 4: ISO 50003, ISO/IEC TS 17021-10; Sub-Scopes: Level 5: ISO 50001, ISO 45001
Virtual IAF34-10.2
2020-21
New AB IAF MLA Signatories
The General Assembly noted the admissions to the IAF MLA, since the 2019 General Assembly, of the following IAF Accreditation Body Members:
  • SADCAS Southern Africa (AFRAC) – Main Scope: Management Systems Certification – ISO/IEC 17021-1; Sub-Scope: Level 4: ISO/IEC 17021-3; Sub-Scope: Level 5: ISO 9001
Virtual IAF34-10.2
2020-22
AB IAF MLA Scope Extensions
The General Assembly noted the MLA scope extensions, since the 2019 General Assembly, of the following IAF Accreditation Body Members:
  • EGAC Egypt, SANAS South Africa (AFRAC); TURKAK Turkey (EA); ONAC Colombia (IAAC) – Sub-Scope: Level 4: ISO 50003, Sub-Scope: Level 5: ISO 50001
  • AA Austria, ACCREDIA Italy, ATS Serbia, BSCA Belarus, CAI Czech Republic, DAkkS Germany, DANAK Denmark, DPA Albania, EA-BAS Bulgaria, ENAC Spain, ESYD Greece, FINAS Finland, IARNM Republic of North Macedonia, INAB Ireland, IPAC Portugal, LA Lithuania, NA Norway, NAAU Ukraine, NAH Hungary, PCA Poland, RENAR Romania, RvA Netherlands, SA Slovenia, SNAS Slovakia, SWEDAC Sweden, TUNAC Tunisia, TURKAK Turkey, UKAS United Kingdom (EA); ANAB United States of America, DSM Malaysia, EMA Mexico, HKAS Hong Kong, China, JAS-ANZ Australia & New Zealand, IAS United States of America, KAB Korea, NABCB India, NACI Iran, SAC Singapore, SCC Canada, TAF Chinese Taipei (APAC), EGAC Egypt, SADCAS Southern Africa, SANAS South Africa (AFRAC); ONAC Colombia, OUA Uruguay (IAAC) – Sub-Scope: Level 4: ISO/IEC TS 17021-10; Sub-Scope: Level 5: ISO 45001
  • JAS-ANZ Australia & New Zealand, NABCB India (APAC) – Sub-Scope: Level 5: ISO 13485
  • COFRAC France (EA), JAS-ANZ Australia & New Zealand (APAC) – Sub-Scope: Level 5: FAMI-QS Certification Scheme
  • ECA Costa Rica (IAAC), MAURITAS Mauritius, SANAS South Africa (AFRAC) – Sub-Scope: Level 4: ISO/TS 22003; Sub-Scope: Level 5: ISO 22000
  • IAS United States of America (APAC) – Sub-Scope: Level 5: IPC-PL-11-006
  • SADCAS Southern Africa (AFRAC) – Sub-Scope: Level 4: ISO/IEC 17021-2, Sub-Scope: Level 5: ISO 14001
  • EIAC United Arab Emirates (APAC) – Main Scope: Certification of Persons – ISO/IEC 17024
  • TUNAC Tunisia (EA) – Sub-Scope: Level 4: ISO/IEC 27006, Sub-Scope: Level 5: ISO/IEC 27001
  • CNAS China (APAC) – Main Scope: Validation and Verification – ISO 14065
Virtual IAF34-10.2
2020-23
Development Support Committee (DSC)
The General Assembly received with appreciation the report of the Development Support Committee.
Virtual IAF34-10.3
2020-24
Communications and Marketing Committee (CMC)
The General Assembly received with appreciation the report of the Communications and Marketing Committee.
Virtual IAF34-10.4
2020-25
User Advisory Committee
The General Assembly received with appreciation the report of the User Advisory Committee.
Virtual IAF34-10.5
2020-26
Conformity Assessment Body Advisory Committee (CABAC)
The General Assembly received with appreciation the report from the Conformity Assessment Body Advisory Committee.
Virtual IAF34-10.6
2020-27
Accreditation Body Information Exchange Group (ABIEG)
The General Assembly received with appreciation the report from the Co-Chairs of the Accreditation Body Information Exchange Group.
Virtual IAF34-10.7
2020-28
IAF/ILAC Joint Working Group A-Series
The General Assembly received with appreciation the report from the IAF/ILAC Joint Working Group A-Series.
Virtual IAF34-10.8
2020-29
Regional Accreditation Group Reports
The General Assembly received with appreciation the reports provided by AFRAC, APAC, ARAC, EA, IAAC and SADCA.
Virtual IAF34-11
2020-30
Election of IAF Directors
The General Assembly congratulated the following Directors on election to the IAF Board for a three-year term ending at the 2023 General Assembly (ref IAF GA34_12).
  • • Mr. Peter Kronvall (SWEDAC) elected as Director Representing High Income Economy ABs for a second and final three-year term.
  • • Mr. Marcus Long (IIOC) elected as Director Representing CAB Association Members for a second and final three-year term.
Notes:
  1. Mr. Xiao Jianhua (CNAS) will complete his second and final term as IAF Chair at the 2021 General Assembly.
  2. Mr. Emanuele Riva (ACCREDIA) will complete his second and final term as IAF Vice-Chair at the 2021 General Assembly.
  3. Ms. Sheronda Jeffries (TIA) will complete her second and final term as IAF Director Representing User and Industry Association Members at the 2021 General Assembly.
Virtual IAF34-12
2020-31
Election of Committee Chairs
The General Assembly congratulated the following member elected as IAF Committee Chair for a three-year term ending at the 2022 General Assembly (ref IAF GA34_12):
  • • Mr. Peter Kronvall (SWEDAC) elected as Accreditation Body Information Exchange Group (ABIEG) Co-Chair for a second and final three-year term.
  • • Mr. Marcus Long (IIOC) elected as Conformity Assessment Body Advisory Committee (CABAC) Chair for a second and final three-year term.
Notes:
  1. The Director Representing High Income Economy ABs is automatically a Co-Chair of the ABIEG as per IAF PL5.
  2. The Director representing CAB Association Members is automatically the Chair of the Conformity Assessment Body Advisory Committee (CABAC) as per IAF PL5.
  3. The Director representing Users and Industry Association Members is automatically the Chair of the User Advisory Committee (UAC) as per IAF PL5.
  4. Ms. Sheronda Jeffries (TIA) will complete her second and final term as User Advisory Committee (UAC) Chair at the 2021 General Assembly.
  5. Mr. Steve Keeling (JAS-ANZ) will complete his first term as Technical Committee (TC) Chair at the 2021 General Assembly.
  6. Mr. Norman Brunner (AA) will complete his second and final term as MLA Committee (MLAC) Chair at the 2021 General Assembly.
  7. Mr. Brahim Houla (GAC) will complete his first term as Communications and Marketing Committee (CMC) Chair at the 2021 General Assembly.
  8. Ms. Andrea Barroso Melo Monteiro de Queiroz (CGCRE) will complete her second and final term as Development Support Committee (DSC) Chair at the 2021 General Assembly.
Virtual IAF34-12
2020-32
Membership of the Financial Oversight Committee (FOC)
The General Assembly agreed to appoint Yuzuru Moriuchi (JAB) for an initial three-year term as FOC Accreditation Body Member for the complete years of 2021, 2022, and 2023.
Virtual IAF34-12
2020-33
Outgoing Leadership
The General Assembly expressed its appreciation to Mr. Pedro Alves (Quality Manager) and Ms. Yuko Yoneoka (FOC AB Member) for their dedicated service to IAF.
Virtual IAF34-12
2020-34
ICAO Report
The General Assembly received with appreciation the report from ICAO
Virtual IAF34-15.1
2019-01
Acceptance of Apologies and Proxies
The General Assembly received and accepted the list of apologies for non-attendance and accepted the notifications of proxies by Members.
Frankfurt IAF33-2
2019-02
Approval of the Agenda
The General Assembly adopted the draft Agenda (ref IAF GA33_3).
Frankfurt IAF33-3
2019-03
Minutes of the Thirty-second Meeting
The General Assembly approved the draft Minutes as a true record of the Thirty-second Annual Meeting, held in Singapore on 29 and 31 October 2018 (ref IAF GA33_4).
Frankfurt IAF33-4
2019-04
Report by the IAF Chair
The General Assembly received with appreciation the report from the Chairman as presented (ref IAF GA33_5).
Frankfurt IAF33-5
2019-05
Report on the New IAF Strategic Plan
The General Assembly received with appreciation the report on development of a new IAF Strategic Plan from the IAF Vice-Chair (ref IAF GA33_5.1).
Frankfurt IAF33-5.1
2019-06
Database Management Committee Report
The General Assembly received with appreciation the report on progress of the IAF CertSearch Database for Accredited Management Systems Certificates (ref IAF GA33_5.2).
Frankfurt IAF33-5.2
2019-07
Quality Manager’s Report
The General Assembly received with appreciation the report from the Quality Manager (ref IAF GA33_5.3).
Frankfurt IAF33-5.3
2019-08
Treasurer’s Report on the Financial Operations of IAF in 2018
The General Assembly received with appreciation the report on the Financial Affairs of IAF and the Report of the Financial Auditor on the Financial Operations of IAF, December 31, 2018 as presented (ref IAF GA33_6.1A, GA33_6.1B).
Frankfurt IAF33-6.1
2019-09
Financial Oversight Committee Report
The General Assembly received with appreciation the report of the Financial Oversight Committee (ref IAF GA33_6.2), as presented and endorsed the recommendations and agreed that the 2018 financial accounts be accepted.
Frankfurt IAF33-6.2
2019-10
IAF Budget for 2020
The General Assembly approved the IAF Budget for 2020, as submitted by the Treasurer (ref IAFGA33_6.3A, IAFGA33_6.3B).
Frankfurt IAF33-6.3
2019-11
Current Membership
The General Assembly received with appreciation the report by the Secretary on the current IAF membership as of October 2019.
Frankfurt IAF33-7.1
2019-12
MoU Membership
The General Assembly received the Secretary’s report on new IAF MoU members, since the 2018 General Assembly (in order of the date of membership approval) :
  • • Asia Pacific Accreditation Cooperation Incorporated (APAC)
  • • National Accreditation Centre Republic of Moldova (MOLDAC)
  • • Lithuanian National Accreditation Bureau (LA)
  • • Brazilian Association of Conformity Assessment (ABRAC)
  • • ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB).
Frankfurt IAF33-7.3
2019-13
Technical Committee
The General Assembly received with appreciation the report (ref IAFGA33_9, IAFGA33_9B) from the Chairman of the Technical Committee.
Frankfurt IAF33-9
2019-14
Endorsement of ISO/IEC 17029:2019 as a Normative Document
The General Assembly, acting on the recommendation of the Technical Committee, resolved to endorse ISO/IEC 17029:2019, when published as an IAF normative document.
Frankfurt IAF33-9
2019-15
Accredited Certification Only Issued Against Normative Documents That Contain Requirements
The General Assembly, acting on the recommendation of the Technical Committee, resolved that accredited certification shall only be issued against documents/standards that contain requirements.
Frankfurt IAF33-9
2019-16
Withdrawal of IAF MD3:2008 – Advanced Surveillance and Recertification Procedures
The General Assembly, acting on the recommendation of the Technical Committee, resolved to immediately withdraw IAF MD3:2008 Advanced Surveillance and Recertification Procedures (ASRP), Issue 1, Version 2, issued on 01 February 2008. Certification bodies will have one year following withdrawal, to transition their certified organizations away from IAF MD3.
Frankfurt IAF33-9
2019-17
Transitional Arrangements for ISO 22301:2019
The General Assembly, acting on the recommendation of the Technical Committee, resolved that the Transitional Arrangement for the Revision of ISO 22301 Societal security – Business continuity management systems – Requirements be three years from the last day of the month of publication of the revised standard. All ISO 22301:2012 certifications shall expire or be withdrawn at the end of the transition period. Within this transition timeline:
  • • ABs shall be ready to carry out transition assessments for ISO 22301:2019 within six months from the last day of the month of publication of the revised standard
  • • CABs shall complete the transition with ABs for ISO 22301:2019 within 18 months from the last day of the month of publication of the revised standard.
  • • CABs shall cease conducting initial and recertification audits to ISO 22301:2012 18 months from the last day of the month of publication of the revised standard.
Frankfurt IAF33-9
2019-18
Transitional Arrangements for ISO 14064-3:2019
The General Assembly, acting on the recommendation of the Technical Committee, resolved that the transition arrangement for the revision of ISO 14064-3 shall be four years from 30 April 2019. Any Greenhouse Gas Validation and Verification engagements commenced after 30 April 2023 shall be performed to ISO 14064-3:2019. Within this transition timeline:
  • • ABs shall be ready to carry out ISO 14065 assessments using 14064-3: 2019 for conformity assessment schemes that reference ISO 14064-3 within 18 months from 30 April 2019.
  • • Where local legislation/regulation requires accredited validation/verification referencing ISO 14064-3:2006 and has not been amended to reference ISO 14064-3:2019, the use of ISO 14064-3:2006 in accredited validation/verification may be extended.
Frankfurt IAF33-9
2019-19
Transitional Arrangements for ISO 14065:202x
The General Assembly, acting on the recommendation of the Technical Committee, resolved that the transition arrangement for the revision of ISO 14065 shall be three years from the date of publication of ISO 14065:202x. Within this transition timeline:
  • • ABs shall be ready to carry out transition assessment against the new version of ISO 14065 within 12 months from the date of publication.
  • • All accreditation against the new version of ISO 14065 shall require accreditation to ISO/IEC 17029.
  • • Where local legislation/regulation requires accredited validation/verification referencing ISO 14065:2013 and has not been amended to reference the new version of ISO 14065, the use of ISO 14065:2013 in accredited validation/verification may be extended.
Frankfurt IAF33-9
2019-20
MLA Committee
The General Assembly received with appreciation the report from the Chairman of the MLA Committee (ref IAF GA33_10).
Frankfurt IAF33-10
2019-21
Regional Accreditation Group IAF MLA Scope Extensions
The General Assembly noted the MLA scope extensions, since the 2018 General Assembly, of the following IAF Regional Accreditation Group members:
  • • IAAC – Sub-Scope: Level 4: ISO 50003; Sub-Scope: Level 5: ISO 50001
  • • APAC – Sub-Scope: Level 5: ISO 13485.
Frankfurt IAF33-10
2019-22
New AB IAF MLA Signatories
The General Assembly noted the admissions to the IAF MLA, since the 2018 General Assembly, of the following IAF Accreditation Body Members:
  • MOLDAC Republic of Moldova (EA) – Main Scope: Product Certification – ISO/IEC 17065; Main Scope: Management Systems Certification – ISO/IEC 17021-1; Sub-Scopes: Level 4: ISO/TS 22003, ISO/IEC 17021-3; Sub-Scopes: Level 5: ISO 22000, ISO 9001
  • LA Lithuania (EA) – Main Scope: Product Certification – ISO/IEC 17065; Main Scope: Certification of Persons - ISO/IEC 17024; Main Scope: Management Systems Certification – ISO/IEC 17021-1; Sub-Scopes: Level 4: ISO/TS 22003, ISO/IEC 17021-3, ISO/IEC 17021-2, ISO/IEC 27006; Sub-Scopes: Level 5: ISO 22000, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO/IEC 27001.
Frankfurt IAF33-10
2019-23
AB IAF MLA Scope Extensions
The General Assembly noted the MLA scope extensions, since the 2018 General Assembly, of the following IAF Accreditation Body Members:
  • DAkkS Germany (EA) – Sub-Scope: Level 5: FAMI-QS Certification Scheme
  • IARNM Republic of North Macedonia (EA) – Main Scope: Management Systems Certification – ISO/IEC 17021-1; Sub-Scopes: Level 4: ISO/IEC 17021-3, ISO/IEC 17021-2; Sub-Scopes: Level 5: ISO 9001, ISO 14001
  • ANAB United States of America (IAAC) – Sub-Scope: Level 4: ISO 50003; Sub-Scope: Level 5: ISO 50001
  • IAS United States of America (APAC) – Sub-Scope: Level 4: GlobalG.A.P. IFA General Regulations; Sub-Scopes: Level 5: GlobalG.A.P. IFA CPCCs, ISO 13485
  • DSM Malaysia (APAC) – Sub-Scope: Level 5: ISO 13485
  • KAN Indonesia (APAC) – Sub-Scopes: Level 4: ISO/IEC 27006, ISO 50003; Sub-Scopes: Level 5: ISO/IEC 27001, ISO 50001
  • OAA Argentina (IAAC) – Sub-Scope: Level 4: ISO/TS 22003; Sub-Scope: Level 5: ISO 22000
  • SCC Canada (IAAC) – Sub-Scopes: Level 4: ISO/TS 22003, ISO 50003; Sub-Scopes: Level 5: ISO 22000, ISO 50001, ISO 13485
  • NABCB India (APAC) – Main Scope: Certification of Persons - ISO/IEC 17024
  • PAB Philippines (APAC) – Sub-Scope: Level 4: ISO/TS 22003; Sub-Scope: Level 5: ISO 22000
  • SAC Singapore (APAC) – Main Scope: Certifications of Persons – ISO/IEC 17024; Sub-Scope: Level 4: ISO/IEC 27006; Sub-Scopes: Level 5: ISO/IEC 27001, ISO 13485
  • TURKAK Turkey (EA) – Main Scope: Validation and Verification - ISO 14065.
Frankfurt IAF33-10
2019-24
IAF MLA Sub-Scope Extension to ISO 45001
The General Assembly, acting on the recommendation of the Executive Committee, endorsed the extension of the IAF MLA under the Main Scope of Management Systems Certification – ISO/IEC 17021-1 to the Sub-Scope ISO/IEC TS 17021-10 as Level 4 Sub-Scope and ISO 45001 as Level 5 Sub-Scope in accordance to IAF PL3 Policies and Procedures for the Expansion of the Scope of the IAF MLA.
Frankfurt IAF33-10
2019-25
IAF MLA Scope Extension to ISO/IEC 17029
The General Assembly, acting on the recommendation of the Executive Committee, endorsed the extension of the IAF MLA under the IAF Level 2 Validation and Verification to ISO/IEC 17029 as new IAF MLA Level 3 standard in accordance to IAF PL3 Policies and Procedures for the Expansion of the Scope of the IAF MLA.
Frankfurt IAF33-10
2019-26
User Advisory Committee (UAC)
The General Assembly received with appreciation the report of the User Advisory Committee (ref IAF GA33_13).
Frankfurt IAF33-13
2019-27
Conformity Assessment Body Advisory Committee (CABAC)
The General Assembly received with appreciation the report from the Conformity Assessment Body Advisory Committee (ref IAF GA33_14).
Frankfurt IAF33-14
2019-28
Accreditation Body Information Exchange Group (ABIEG)
The General Assembly received with appreciation the report from the Co-Chairs of the Accreditation Body Information Exchange Group (ref IAF GA33_15, IAF GA33_15B).
Frankfurt IAF33-15
2019-29
Election of IAF Directors
The General Assembly congratulated the following Director on election to the IAF Board for a three-year term ending at the 2022 General Assembly:
  • • Mr. Ekanit Romyanon (NSC) elected as Director Representing Low and Medium Income Economy ABs for an initial three-year term.
Notes:
  1. Mr. Peter Kronvall (SWEDAC) will complete his first term as Director Representing High Income Economy ABs at the 2020 General Assembly.
  2. Mr. Marcus Long (IIOC) will complete his first term as Director Representing CAB Association Members at the 2020 General Assembly.
Frankfurt IAF33-16
2019-30
Election of Committee Chairs
The General Assembly congratulated the following member elected as IAF Committee Chair for a three-year term ending at the 2022 General Assembly:
  • • Mr. Ekanit Romyanon (NSC) elected as Accreditation Body Information Exchange Group (ABIEG) Co-Chair for an initial three-year term.
Notes:
  1. The Director Representing Low and Medium Income Economy ABs is automatically a Co-Chair of the ABIEG as per IAF PL5.
  2. Mr. Peter Kronvall (SWEDAC) will complete his first term as ABIEG Co-Chair at the 2020 General Assembly.
  3. The Director Representing High Income Economy ABs is automatically a Co-Chair of the ABIEG as per IAF PL5.
  4. Mr. Marcus Long (IIOC) will complete his first term as Conformity Assessment Body Advisory Committee (CABAC) Chair at the 2020 General Assembly.
  5. The Director representing CAB Association Members is automatically the Chair of the CABAC as per IAF PL5.
Frankfurt IAF33-17
2019-31
Outgoing Directors and Chairs
The General Assembly expressed its appreciation to Mr. Vũ Xuân Thủy (Director Representing Low/Medium Income Economy ABs, ABIEG Co-Chair) for his dedicated service to IAF.
Frankfurt IAF33-18
2019-32
Confirmation of the JGA 19 Resolutions
The General Assembly confirmed the Resolutions adopted by IAF and ILAC members at the 19th IAF-ILAC Joint General Assembly as listed in Annex 1 to this document.
Frankfurt IAF33-19.2