Terms And Conditions

March 13, 2016

I hereby declare that

  1. that I shall acquaint myself with the content of all the rules, regulations and admission requirements of the Board, that are available upon request and that apply to me as a prospective Member
  2. that upon registration and for the entire duration of my Membership at the Board, I legally commit myself to comply with all rules, regulations and admission requirements that are in force, including any amendment there of or any new rule, regulation or requirement;
  3. that non-compliance with these rules, regulations and requirements will not only represent a breach of contract towards the Board, but may also lead to disciplinary steps, including permanent suspension from the Board;
  4. that I hereby cede and transfer to the Board my rights and title in respect of any intellectual property, in the widest sense of the word, that I may create or formulate either wholly or in part in the course of any period as office bearer or board-sponsored research whatsoever I undertake or may undertake at the Board or develop or may develop with the assistance of Board equipment, except where otherwise agreed to in writing, and I undertake to sign any document, whenever necessary, to cede and transfer the rights concerned;
  5. that the Board is entitled at any time summarily to cancel my registration should I provide false or incorrect information to the Board;
  6. that I shall make prompt payment of all fees payable in respect of my Membership, and/or associated costs as determined each year by The Board;
  7. that, in the event of my failure to pay any amount due by me to the Board on time:
    •  all outstanding fees owing to the Board become due with immediate effect;
    • the Board may also claim the following:
    • interest on all payments in arrears calculated as provided for in section
      101(1)(d) of the National Credit Act (Act 34 of 2005) at the prime rate, expressed as a percentage per annum, charged by the Board’s bankers, minus 1 per cent, as determined on 31 January of the applicable year;
    • all applicable debt collection costs, as well as legal costs on an attorney and client basis;
    • the Board may place the Member’s name on a list of defaulting debtors maintained and published by any credit bureau and report the default to the National Credit Regulator;
    • the Board may, as part of the debt collection process, request and obtain relevant information from a credit bureau or any other institution;
  8. that, should an emergency operation or urgent medical treatment be deemed necessary by a medical doctor, the Board may at its discretion act in my interests if I cannot take the decision myself, provided that the Board will not be liable for any fees payable as a result of such medical treatment
  9. that the Board may disclose to my sponsor or guardian information of any disciplinary steps that may be taken against me by the Board and that this permission is deemed to be permission as contemplated by the Promotion of Access to Information Act (Act 2 of 2000) insofar as it may be applicable and that disclosure of such information will not be unreasonable as contemplated by the Act;
  10. that I shall not hold liable or institute any action against the Board or any of its employees or any of its representatives for damages or loss of whatever nature that I may incur
    • in respect of property owned by me or in my possession;
    • in respect of accidental leak of my confidential information where it can be reasonably shown that it was not wilful or purposeful disclosure
  11. that the Board may perform a reasonable search of my personal belongings, including but not limited to, any bag or briefcase in my possession, and/or my person, should the Board deem it reasonably necessary in the circumstances in order to, inter alia, safeguard its property;
  12. that this contract is valid and enforceable for the entire duration of my registration as Member at the Board and thereafter until I have met all obligations in terms hereof;
  13. that I have read this document and understand the rights and obligations contained therein; and
  14. that I have signed this agreement freely and voluntarily
  15. I hereby agree to be bound by the Ethics of the Africa Board for Coaching, Consulting and Coaching psychology (and its affiliates and subsidiaries).
    I pledge to:

    • Put the customer first in every dealing I have as a member of the board
    • Act with integrity in my dealings with the customer, the board and other stakeholders
    • Apply my best effort to fulfil my obligation to my customer, community and other stakeholders that can benefit from my capability. I also agree to continuously develop my capability in my area of expertise.
    • Achieve the highest possible results for my client, the community and other stakeholders impacted by my expertise and service
    • I understand that all complaints against me by my customers may be submitted to the ABCCCP confidentially for investigation and be subjected to the ABCCCP Disciplinary process
    • I undertake to abide by all decisions made by the ABCCCP and its structures, should my ethical practice come into question.
    • I understand that my name might be listed on a public database should i be found guilty of transgressing any of ABCCCP’s Code of Ethics
  16. Undertaking of Supervision and Continuous Professional Development Supervision
    • The ABCCCP requires that all members undergo supervision as indicated in each category of membership. The purpose of this is to protect the client and raise awareness of the practitioner about their service to the customer at all times.
      Proof of this may be requested by the council in reviewing your application on an annual basis.
  17. Membership renewal shall be withheld, and the designation may be withdrawn should a member not meet this requirement.
    The ABCCCP Audit committee or other duly appointed structure will perform a random audit on an annual basis and may require more detailed evidence of CPD Activity. A member is required to keep the evidence of Accredited CPD activity 18 months following the last renewal of their designation.
  18. I Agree to undergo supervision as a quality requirement of my membership. I understand that this may be required as part of the review of membership of the board. I accept that the renewal of my membership maybe withheld until this condition is met. I agree to the terms of Continuous Professional Development as outlined above as they may be applicable from time to time.