Australian Regulations

Our regulations set out the standards of behaviour we expect and require from our members

In brief

  • Our regulations provide members with a framework to ensure ethical behaviour.
  • As members you’re expected to follow these regulations

The purpose of our Regulations

Our regulations are the nuts and bolts of what we expect and require from members. They’re based on instructions from the Board on how our By-Laws should be applied.

The core regulations apply to every member. In addition, depending on where you live and the type of work you do, there may be some specific regulations.

It’s important you have a working knowledge of all the regulations that apply to you and how they affect your day to day work.

Our current Regulations

There are currently nine Regulations approved by the Board.

Each one covers a different aspect of membership, conduct, expectations of members and how compliance is measured, monitored and responded to if it’s not met.

The CA ANZ Regulations are:

More information

Further information on our Regulations are outlined in our Members' Handbook

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Updates to the Regulations

Unlike the By-Laws, the Board can change the Regulations without seeking member approval through voting.

The most recent changes were renumbering, introduction of a new regulation, CR 9, and amendments to CR 3 to reflect the new CR9.

CR9 was introduced to give better protection to the term ‘Chartered Accountant’ when used by businesses and in marketing material.

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