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Resolution Details
Resolution Number Resolution Resolution Content Location and Agenda Item
IAF Validation & Verification MLA Structure
    The General Assembly noted that, on the recommendation of the IAF Executive Committee, IAF Members had endorsed by letter-ballot the transition to a single IAF Validation & Verification MLA under ISO/IEC 17029:2019 under the following conditions:
  • • Assessor Competence requirements for the transition to ISO/IEC 17029:2019: Competent for ISO 14065:2013, IAF MD 14, IAF MD 6 + training on ISO/IEC 17029:2019 by competent persons.
  • • An on-site or remote assessment against the full ISO/IEC 17029:2019 be done on Validation and Verification Bodies before granting accreditation against ISO/IEC 17029:2019.
  • • For ABs currently an MLA signatory to the main scope ISO 14065:2013: After the AB successfully transitions its IAF MLA signatory status to include ISO/IEC 17029:2019, the AB will be a signatory to both the main scope ISO/IEC 17029 and the level 4 sub-scope ISO 14065.
  • • The IAF MLA for the main scope ISO 14065:2013 will cease existing at the end of the transition deadline to ISO 14065:2020 as stipulated in IAF Resolution 2019-19.
    Required actions from Regional Accreditation Groups that are signatories to the IAF Validation & Verification MLA under ISO 14065:2013 have to be followed as included in the report of the IAF MLAC of 29 April 2021.
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