2.9 All raw, frozen, dried, processed and prepared ingredients required for the preparation of Halal goods, shall be acquired from suppliers approved by HCA and kept segregated in storage from non acceptable ingredients. (e) The HCA trademark shall be used in conjunction with the certified company’s own name and site certified by HCA. Upon completing the partial certification period they shall enter a full certification period thereafter (i.e. (s) HCA certificates shall be produced without changes to third parties. 2.14.2 GMO, rennet, whey, gelatine, oil, fats shall be declared on the label and its source. the correct use of the HCA trademark will be reviewed at every audit and comment made in the audit report. They may use a HCS logo on their products and advertising. (f) The HCA trademark shall not be used in any way that may be interpreted as denoting approval or conformity, if only the processes within management system of the certified company have been certified. 2.5 All equipment, machinery, utensils, stoves, receptacles, benches and ovens used for Halal goods preparation shall be cleaned prior to use under the overall supervision of the Site Manager or their appointee. 2.1 HCA assesses the processes, products and management system of its client, or parts thereof, with the goal of determining its conformity with Islamic rites and specified requirements, including the effectiveness of the system. GSO 993, GSO 2055, MS1500  and other country standards, 2.13 Cosmetics, Personal Care and Pharmaceuticals under the standards of Therapeutics Goods Administration shall adhere to Importing country Food and Drug Authorities such as GSO2055, 2.14.1 Food additives shall use its functional name beside the international number i.e. 2.6 Storage and preparation areas reserved for the preparation of Halal goods shall be segregated. 3.2 Certificates shall be subject to update after each surveillance audit. They shall not translate the certificate and/or test reports in other languages without the control and consent of HCA. Assessments are performed at the client’s place of operations. We believe that good food always begins with good ingredients. If nonconformities with Islamic rites and the  requirements of the respective specification are identified during an assessment, the corrective actions must demonstrably be carried out by the client within the time frame specified in the reference document or by an appropriate agreed deadline, before a HCA certificate can be issued. Click to view the lists of Muis Halal Certified Eating Establishments and Food Preparation Areas. In case of non-fulfilment, HCA requests information necessary for improvements. A failure to resolve complaint after   detailed consideration may be referred for judicial arbitration. A Halal officer must be named. 5.5.1 an email will be sent to the client to cease and desist the use of the trademark and certificates and inform them of HCA’s legal intention; 5.5.2 The client shall confirm the cease and desist order; 5.5.3 Should the client breach this confirmation HCA reserves the right to take appropriate legal action. The client’s right of retention is precluded and must commit to return the certificate/s following cancellation, suspension, withdrawal or annulment. 2.17 Halal Certificate A Halal Certificate issued by the Majlis under the Halal Certificate and Halal Label Order, 2005. 8.1 In the event of failure to resolve a major complaint through the process outlined in the clause 7: ‘Appeals and Complaints’, an independent arbitration may be deployed. (q) HCA Certificates and trademarks may be used for promotion. Click to view the lists of Muis Halal Certified Eating Establishments and Food Preparation Areas. If the required measures have been implemented  demonstrably and effectively by the established deadline, the suspension of the certification is cancelled and certification reinstated. Such use is restricted to the scope and the period of validity of the certification. 4.1.2 HCA commits itself to use only auditors who are suitable for the task on the basis of their understanding of Islamic rites and technical qualifications, their experience and their personal abilities. 6.3.1 HCA is entitled to withdraw certificates, publicise it on their website and notify relevant authorities after giving written notice of intent or declare them invalid it: a) The suspension period of the certificate has been exceeded. When exhibited in any place of business, the Halal Certificate shall mean that the food in relation to which the certificate is referring: a) neither is nor … (r) Certificates and HCA certificate and trademark shall not be transferred to successors in title, new owners or other organisations or new acquisitions. 6.1.2 All nonconformities or restraints must be eliminated or complied with in the stipulated time of the Corrective Action Request Form or by the HCA Auditor. Muis offers 7 types of Halal certification schemes to suit the various categories of the food and food-related industry. Muslim supervisor is to be present whenever there is Halal production. (j) The trademark/certificate should be exhibited only at the entrance of the certified establishment. g) Non-compliance with these Terms and Conditions of Certification including non-payment for HCA services within agreed trading terms. Special staff training should be carried out. 6.1.3 If necessary, HCA will repeat the audit in full or in part. 2.4.3 Stunning methods (such as electric shock and gassing) are not acceptable in the GSO 993 for poultry and therefore processed poultry used in goods cannot be accepted into the Gulf Countries. 9.1 Court of jurisdiction is New South Wales and the NSW law applies in all respects. 5.7 The requirements outlined in this section should be read in conjunction with HCA’s terms and conditions. 4.1.1 The number and choice of auditors is incumbent upon HCA, who will nominate the auditors  (Sharia and Technical). 2.11 The HCA requirements for specific industry types are adhered to as per importing country standards such as GSO 993, GSO 2055, MS1500, 2.12 Abide by Food Safety requirements set out in importing country requirements i.e. (l) If there is evidence that someone is misusing HCA’s trademark, HCA reserves the right to raise corrective actions, withdraw the certificate, publicise the transgression and if necessary take appropriate legal action. 10.1 Diverging or supplementary agreements have to be made in writing. In case of a difference of opinion with assessors or HCA itself, each client has the right to submit an appeal or a complaint against a decision. 2.10 Any product, ingredient or ready-made goods not approved by HCA shall not be used in the preparation of Halal goods. All other aquatic animals shall be labelled ‘non-scaled fish’. 1 January 2020 – 31 December 2022). Should any individual  provision or any part of any provision be or become void, illegal or unenforceable, the validity of the remaining provisions hereof shall in no way be affected. This is particularly relevant to case of serious complaints and in cases of dispute over evaluations or the issue,  suspension or withdrawal of a certificate. 2.14.3 Fish with scales and their by products shall be labelled as ‘scaled fish’. Including particular conditions for the assessment of management systems by Halal Certification Authority Pty Ltd, hereinafter termed “HCA”, with its contracting partners, hereinafter termed “client” or “clients”. The certified company shall also undertake any other action requested by HCA with regards to unacceptable use of the trademark). Muis conducts training to help business owners understand the definition & basic concepts of Halal certification and be better prepared to comply with Muis Halal requirements. 5.6 Acceptance of these conditions by the client will be established during audits to ensure the correct use of the HCA Trademark once certification has been achieved i.e. HCA trademark shall not be attached to a non-conforming product that does not conform to clause 11. 5.5 On termination of registration, however determined, the client shall immediately cease use and distribution of any form of use of the certificates and the HCA trademark. 4.2.1 Clients will be advised of scheduled audits via email and shall be confirmed or rescheduled by return email. (k) The certificate holder shall not reproduce the granted Halal certificate in part and/or in a way that would hinder the legibility, nor shall tamper with the original copies or photocopies of the Halal certificate. 6.2.1 HCA is entitled to suspend a certificate for a limited period of time if the client demonstrably violates Islamic rites, halal rules and contractual or financial obligations towards HCA, particularly if: a) Corrective actions to the products and processes have not been demonstrably and effectively implemented within the agreed-upon time frame; b) The appointments suggested by HCA for audits necessary for the maintenance of the certification have not been complied with and the usual time limit of twelve months since the previous assessment has thereby been exceeded; c) HCA has not been informed in a timely manner about planned changes and other changes which affect conformity with the Halal specifications which form the basis for the certification; d) A HCA certificate or a trademark has been used in a misleading manner and not in accordance with strict provisions stipulated by HCA. 2.2 HCA is independent, neutral and objective in its assessments. If a solution cannot be worked out between the client and the CEO, as a next level the HCA Impartiality Committee may be appealed to in writing. Should a client come through the middle of this period they shall start with an initial audit and the following year will be a surveillance or recertification to align them selves with the rest of each client. (h) The HCA trademark should be printed clearly on all certified Halal products and labelled on each box/package. (p) The HCA trademark shall only be used on products manufactured during the certification period indicated on the certificate. 6.2.2        In such circumstances, HCA shall first announce a possible suspension in writing. ii) A Halal certificate is issued per consignment/shipment… Including particular conditions for the assessment of management systems by Halal Certification Authority Pty Ltd, hereinafter termed “HCA”, with its contracting partners, hereinafter termed “client” or “clients”. (g) The HCA trademark should meet the required specifications as per the approved HCA standard. In such cases, the void and/or illegal and/or unenforceable provision or provisions shall be replaced by relative provisions coming as close as possible to the sense and spirit and purpose of this agreement. 1.1 These conditions apply to contracts agreed between HCA and its clients, unless it is otherwise agreed in writing or so prescribed by statutory instruments. × (m) In signing a contract agreement with HCA, the client agrees to the rules in the use of the HCA trademark. Scope. (u) The client shall never use the certification and trademark in such a way as to undermine the reputation of HCA; (v) A HCA certificate or trademark shall never be used in a misleading manner and not in accordance with strict provisions stipulated by HCA. 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