COMMISSION INTERNATIONALE PERMANENTE
POUR L'EPREUVE DES ARMES A FEU PORTATIVES

Directors of the Proof Houses

The Proof Houses and other National Bodies are, in the sense of the ISO 2 guidelines, testing laboratories, inspection bodies, and accredited certification bodies, and implement C.I.P. decisions in accordance with the national laws in effect.

Their responsibilities include:

  • meeting the criteria of an accredited testing laboratory (ISO 17025)
  • meeting the criteria of an accredited inspection body
  • meeting the criteria of an accredited certification body (EN 45011)
  • implementing C.I.P.’s decrees and/or transpositions in the official texts of their country as well as taking into consideration the C.I.P.’s recommendations
  • oversight of suppliers (producers, repairers, importers, distributors) in order to ensure the implementation of C.I.P. decisions and/or transposition into the official texts of their country
  • if decreed, the supervision of clients (users) to ensure the implementation of C.I.P. decisions and/or transposition into the official texts of their country
  • establishing a structure for the quality system, its assessment, and continuous improvement
  • the realization of the quality system by a “Quality Manual” document, that will meet ISO 49 guidelines