ICAI ANNOUNCEMENT: Applicable date of certain deferred provisions of Volume-I of Code of Ethics, 2019

As the members are aware, the revised 12th edition of Code of Ethics had come
into effect from 1st July, 2020. It is accessible on http://www.icai.org at the following
links: –


Code of Ethics Volume – I
https://resource.cdn.icai.org/55133CodeofEthics-2019.pdf
Code of Ethics Volume – II
https://resource.cdn.icai.org/60018code-of-ethics-2020vol2.pdf
Code of Ethics Volume –III (Case Laws Referencer)
https://resource.cdn.icai.org/59111esb48239.pdf

It may further be recalled that the applicability of following provisions of
Volume-I of Code of Ethics, 2019 was deferred due to situations prevailing due
to Covid and to ensure effective adoption and implementation by the
membership at large (Ref. Announcement dt. 31.03.2022
https://bit.ly/3d6YETG):

1. Responding to Non-Compliance with Laws and Regulations (NOCLAR)
[Sections 260 and 360]
2. Fees – Relative Size
[Paragraphs 410.3 to R410.6]
3. Tax Services to Audit Clients
[Subsection 604]


The Council at its 413th meeting held in August,2022 decided the above-
mentioned deferred provisions contained in Volume-I of Code of Ethics, 2019
which have been deferred from 1st July, 2020 till 30th September, 2022 will be
made applicable from 1st October 2022 with certain amendments.
The significant amendments are as under:

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