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MD - MANDATORY DOCUMENTS

IAAC Mandatory Documents are documents that provide MLA requirements and mandatory applications of MLA requirements published under the authority of the IAAC General Assembly.
This category also includes the International Documents Mandatory for the MLA which are ILAC and IAF mandatory documents adopted by IAAC, as described in IAAC PR 007. Translations of ILAC/IAF documents prepared by IAAC also apply to this category.
Document Name Effective Date Document Number Language

Mandatory Documents issued by IAAC

     
IAAC Multilateral Recognition Arrangement (MLA). Mandatory document for all scopes of the IAAC MLA.
MAY 2013
MD 001
Policies and Procedures for a Multilateral Recognition Arrangement among Accreditation Bodies. Mandatory document for all scopes of the IAAC MLA.
MAY 2016
MD 002
IAAC, IAF and ILAC Resolutions applicable to IAAC MLA Peer Evaluations. Mandatory document for all scopes of the IAAC MLA.
MAR 2017
MD 030
IAAC Mandatory and Non-mandatory application for the assessment and accreditation of Reference Materials Producers. Mandatory document for the IAAC MLA for RMP.
APR 2017
MD 028
IAAC application for the assessment and accreditation of Proficiency Testing Providers. Mandatory document for the IAAC MLA for PTP.
AUG 2013
MD 038
Procedures for the conduct of joint IAAC / APLAC peer evaluations. Mandatory document for the IAAC MLA for PTP.
SEP 2015
MD 043
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Mandatory Documents issued by IAF-ILAC

     
IAF/ILAC A1:03/2017 IAF/ILAC Multi-Lateral Mutual Recognition Arrangements (Arrangements): Requirements and Procedures for Evaluation of a Regional Group. Mandatory document for IAAC as a recognized Regional Group by IAF and ILAC. Date of mandatory application: 21 March 2019
MAR 2017
MD 004
 
IAF/ILAC A2:03/2017 IAF/ILAC Multi-lateral Mutual Recognition Arrangements (Arrangements): Requirements and Procedures for Evaluation of a Single Accreditation Body. Mandatory document for all scopes of the IAAC MLA. Date of mandatory application: 21 March 2019.
MAR 2017
MD 005
 
IAF/ILAC A3:01/2013 IAF/ILAC Multi-Lateral Mutual Recognition Arrangements (Arrangements): Narrative Framework for Reporting on the Performance of an Accreditation Body (AB). A Tool for the Evaluation Process Mandatory document for all scopes of the IAAC MLA. (A Word version of this document is available in the Members Only section, MLAC page, for use by ABs when writing their own self-evaluation.)
JAN 2013
MD 006
IAF/ILAC A5:11/2013 IAF/ILAC Multi-Lateral Mutual Recognition Arrangements (Arrangements): Application of ISO/IEC 17011:2004. Mandatory document for all scopes of the IAAC MLA.
NOV 2013
MD 008
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Mandatory Documents issued by ILAC

     
ILAC P5: 02/2016 ILAC Mutual Recognition Arrangement: Scope and Obligations. Mandatory document for the IAAC MLA for Testing including Medical/Clinical, Calibration and Inspection, for those ABs that are ILAC members.
FEB 2016
MD 009
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ILAC P8:12/2012 ILAC Mutual Recognition Arrangement (Arrangement): Supplementary Requirements and Guidelines for the use of Accreditation Symbols and for Claims of Accreditation Status by Accredited Laboratories and Inspection Bodies. Mandatory document for the IAAC MLA for Testing including Medical/Clinical, Calibration and Inspection.
DEC 2012
MD 010
ILAC P9:06/2014 ILAC Policy for Participating in Proficiency Testing Activities. Mandatory document for the IAAC MLA for Testing including Medical/Clinical and Calibration Laboratories, and Inspection Bodies.
JUN 2014
MD 011
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ILAC P10:01/2013 ILAC Policy on Traceability of Measurement Results. Mandatory document for the IAAC MLA for Testing including Medical/Clinical and Calibration Laboratories.
JAN 2013
MD 012
ILAC P12:04/2009 Harmonisation of ILAC Work with the Regions. Mandatory document for IAAC as a recognized Regional Group by ILAC.
APR 2009
MD 013
ILAC P13:10/2010. Application of ISO/IEC 17011 for the Accreditation of Proficiency Testing Providers. Mandatory document for the IAAC MLA for Testing, including Medical/Clinical, Calibration, and Proficiency Testing.
OCT 2010
MD 031
ILAC P14:01/2013 ILAC Policy for Uncertainty in Calibration. Mandatory document for the IAAC MLA for Calibration.
JAN 2013
MD 033
ILAC P15:07/2016 Application of ISO/IEC 17020:2012 for the Accreditation of Inspection Bodies. Mandatory document for the IAAC MLA for Inspection. An amendment to clarify clause 8.1.3 was proposed by the ILAC Inspection Committee (IC) and endorsed by the ILAC membership in July 2016.
JUL 2016
MD 007
 
ILAC R7:05/2015 Rules for the use of the ILAC MRA Mark. Mandatory document for the IAAC MLA for Testing including Medical/Clinical, Calibration and Inspection, for those ABs that are ILAC members.
MAY 2015
MD 029
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Mandatory Documents issued by IAF

     
IAF PL-1 2009 Code of Conduct for Accreditation Body Members of IAF. Mandatory document for the IAAC MLA for for certification of Management Systems, Product and Persons, for those ABs that are IAF members.
DEC 2009
MD 017
 
IAF MD 1:2007 Certification of Multiple Sites Based on Sampling.
Mandatory document for the IAAC MLA for certification of management systems.
NOV 2007
MD 018
IAF MD 2:2007 Transfer of Accredited Certification of Management Systems.
Mandatory document for the IAAC MLA for certification of management systems.
DEC 2007
MD 019
IAF MD 3:2008 Advanced Surveillance and Recertification Procedures (ASRP).
Mandatory document for the IAAC MLA for certification of management systems.
SEP 2008
MD 020
IAF MD 4:2008 Use of Computer Assisted Auditing Techniques ("CAAT") for Accredited Certification of Management Systems.
Mandatory document for the IAAC MLA for certification of management systems.
SEP 2008
MD 021
IAF MD 5:2015 Determination of Audit Time of Quality and Environmental Management Systems
Mandatory document for the IAAC MLA for certification of QMS and EMS.
JUN 2015
MD 022
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IAF MD 6:2014 Application of ISO 14065:2013. Mandatory document for the IAAC MLA for Green House Gases -validation/verification.
MAR 2015
MD 023
IAF MD 7:2010 IAF Mandatory Document
for Harmonization of Sanctions to be
applied to Conformity Assessment
Bodies. Mandatory document for the IAAC MLA for certification.
SEP 2010
MD 032
IAF MD 8:2015 Application of ISO/IEC 17011:2004 in the Field of Medical Device Quality Management Systems (ISO 13485). Mandatory document for the IAAC MLA for medical devices quality management systems certification.
JAN 2015
MD 034
IAF MD 9:2015 Application of ISO/IEC 17021 in the Field of Medical Device Quality Management Systems (ISO 13485)
Bodies. Mandatory document for the IAAC MLA for medical devices quality management systems certification.
JAN 2015
MD 035
IAF MD 10:2013 Assessment of Certification Body Management of Competence in Accordance with ISO/IEC 17021: 2011. Mandatory document for the IAAC MLA for certification of management systems.
FEB 2013
MD 036
IAF MD 11:2013 Application of ISO/IEC 17021 for Audits of Integrated Management Systems (IMS). Mandatory document for the IAAC MLA for certification of management systems...
DEC 2013
MD 037
IAF MD 12:2016 Accreditation Assessment of Conformity Assessment Bodies with Activities in Multiple Countries. Mandatory document for the IAAC MLA for certification.
JAN 2016
MD 025
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IAF MD 13:2014 Knowledge Requirements for Accreditation Body Personnel for Information Security Management Systems (ISO/IEC 27001). Mandatory document for the IAAC MLA for certification of information security management systems.
MAY 2014
MD 039
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IAF MD 14:2014 Application of ISO/IEC 17011 in Greenhouse Gas Validation and Verification (ISO 14065:2013) Mandatory document for the IAAC MLA for verification/validation of Green House Gases.
JUN 2014
MD 040
IAF MD15:2014 IAF Mandatory Document for the Collection of Data to Provide Indicators of Management System Certification Bodies' Performance.Mandatory document for the IAAC MLA for certification of management systems.
JUL 2014
MD 041
IAF MD16:2015 Application of ISO/IEC 17011 for the Accreditation of Food Safety Management Systems (FSMS) Certification Bodies. Mandatory document for the IAAC MLA for certification of Food Safety Management Systems.
JAN 2015
MD 042
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IAF MD 17:2015 Witnessing Activities for the Accreditation of Management Systems Certification Bodies.Mandatory document for the IAAC MLA for certification of management systems. Application Deadline: January 7, 2018.
JAN 2015
MD 045
IAF MD 19:2016 IAF Mandatory Document For The Audit and Certification of a Management System operated by a Multi-Site Organization (where application of site sampling is not appropriate). This document is mandatory for Certification Bodies (CBs) of Management Systems for the consistent application of Clause(s) 8.2 and 9 of ISO/IEC 17021-1: 2015, for all situations involving the audit and certification of Management Systems operated by organizations with a network of sites where application of site sampling is not appropriate. Per IAF Resolution 2016-18 the application date was extended to 31 March 2018
JUL 2016
MD 046
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IAF MD 20:2016 Generic Competence for AB Assessors: Application to ISO/IEC 17011.
Mandatory document for the IAAC MLA for certification. This document ensures the consistent and harmonized application of ISO/IEC 17011 for defining the generic competence for assessors. Application Deadline: May 25, 2018.
JUL 2016
MD 047
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IAF ML2:2016 General principles on use of the IAF MLA Mark. Mandatory document for the IAAC MLA for certification of management systems, product and persons, and for green house gases validation/verification, for those ABs that are IAF members.
MAY 2016
MD 024
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IAF ML 4:2016 MLA Policies and Procedures for a Multilateral Recognition Arrangement on the Level of Single Accreditation Bodies and on the level of Regional Groups. Mandatory document for the IAAC MLA for certification of management systems, product and persons, and for green house gases validation/verification, for those ABs that are IAF members.
MAY 2016
MD 026
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