Announcement of the revision of
"Management System Certification/Registration Rules"

March 27, 2019
Japan Quality Assurance Organization (JQA)

"Management System Certification/Registration Rules" has been revised and a summary of changes in the 13th edition of the rules is as shown below. The 13th edition will be effective from April 1, 2019.

Changes Remarks
Name of Standard
  • Change of name (ISO/TS 16949 --> IATF 16949)
Name change
Reference criteria
  • Addition of reference criteria (for ISO/IEC 27001)
  • Addition of reference criteria (for ISO/IEC 20000-1)
  • ISO/IEC 27001 is added as reference criteria to ISO/IEC 27006
  • ISO/IEC 20000-6 is added as reference criteria to ISO/IEC 20000-1.
Clause 3.4
  • Property right of assessment report
Property right of assessment report belongs to JQA.
Specific rule for JIS Q 9100: 9-3
  • Condition of restoring certification
The contents of IAQG Resolution Log No.150 is added.
Specific rule for JIS Q 9100: Supplementary provision 2-1
  • Reason of suspension is modified.
Modification according to SJAC 9101 (F).
Specific rule for ISO 13485
  • Addition of non-periodic assessment
Non-periodic assessment is added according to IAF MD9.
Specific rule for HACCP/ISO22000/JFS-C : 1-1
  • Condition of application of registration is modified.
Responsibility of certified clients is modified.

Contact

Japan Quality Assurance Organization (JQA)

Management Systems Sector
E-mail : qmbureau@jqa.jp