The Charter sets out the objectives, membership and modus operandi of the Council.
The objectives of the Governance Committee as laid down in the Charter are to:
(i) Approve any modifications to the Protocol, and to consider recommendations for changes in the Protocol;
(ii) Ensure that assessments constitute appropriate application of the Protocol;
(iii) Ensure that an appropriate mechanism to address comments or complaints is in place regarding any issue relating to the Protocol or its use;
(iv) Consider and approve any translations of the Protocol;
(v) Consider and approve formal training material for use with the Protocol;
(vi) Decide on any revisions to the Terms and Conditions for use of the Protocol (T&C);
(vii) Decide on the principles and approve the processes for accreditation of assessors (including any sanction or removal of accreditation licences);
(viii) Ensure that the Council Chambers follow this Charter; and
(ix) Review and comment on budgets and any work plans with respect to overall strategic direction.