The Permanent Bureau is the decision-making body of the C.I.P.
Its responsibilities include:
- monitoring the application of the C.I.P.’s decrees and safety regulations.
- documenting the edited regulations in member countries.
- maintaining imprints of officially recognised proof marks.
- preparing meetings of the Permanent International Commission (C.I.P.) and their administration.
- assuring the permanence of the adequacy and effectiveness of the implementation of the quality policy.
- improvement of the technical coherence between the Proof Houses by assisting WG 2-7 in the organization of interlaboratory comparisons (CIL)