ADDITIONAL CLAUSES: CODE OF ETHICS AND PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT FOR MALAYSIAN REGISTRANTS
SECTION 3: OBLIGATIONS TO CLIENTS
Ethical Standard 3.6: Confidentiality
ECI Certified Professionals/Individuals shall not knowingly disclose information that would adversely affect their client or that they have been asked to maintain in confidence, including all knowledge of a client's intentions, production methods, and or business organization, except as otherwise allowed or required by this Code or applicable law or when the withholding of such information is contrary to the safety, health and interest of the public. Details of all work in progress prior to the completion of a project shall likewise be kept in confidence except as allowed by the consent of the client.
SECTION 4: OBLIGATIONS TO THE PROFESSION
ETHICAL STANDARD 4.1: COMPENSATION
ECI Certified Professionals/Individuals shall not accept any benefit or compensation, financial or otherwise, from more than one party for professional services on the same project, or for professional services pertaining to the same project, unless the circumstances are fully disclosed and agreed to by all interested parties.
ETHICAL STANDARD 4.2: DIGNITY AND INTEGRITY
ECI Certified Professionals/Individuals shall not continue to practise while having a physical or mental disability or suffering from a contagious disease which renders the Certified Professionals/Individuals unable to practise the occupation or profession with reasonable skill or which may endanger the health and safety of the Certified Professional’s/Individual’s clients or the persons under his / her care.
ECI Certified Professionals / Individuals shall notify MSO in writing within three (3) months:
(i) If he is convicted of an offence involving false or negligent certification, fraud or dishonesty in Malaysia or elsewhere; or
(ii) If he becomes a bankrupt; or
he has knowledge of other ECI Certified Professionals / Individuals under
categories (i) and (ii).