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Governance documents

View and explore our charter, bye-laws and code of ethics

CIEH was granted its Royal Charter in 1984 and is regulated by the Privy Council.

We’re an open organisation and we value honesty and transparency. That’s why our governance documents are all publicly available.

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Our objects are enshrined in our Charter and Bye-laws which set out our charitable purpose and powers.

  • Charter as amended by Privy Council on 4 May 2016
  • Byelaws as amended by Privy Council on 14 July 2017

Our members are bound by our Code of Ethics. This code covers everything from confidentiality to complaints and is central to how we conduct ourselves as an organisation.

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CIEH Food Safety Focus

We're celebrating food safety over the next couple of months. Take a look at what we offer, including our market-leading food safety training options. Plus, we have some limited time offers!

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