Holds members accountable
SAICA holds members accountable to the Code of Professional Conduct which ensures members behave ethically and with integrity at all times.
The SAICA Code of Professional Conduct sets out fundamental principles of ethics for professional accountants, reflecting the profession’s recognition of its public interest responsibility. These principles establish the standard of behaviour expected of a professional accountant. The fundamental principles are: integrity, objectivity, professional competence and due care, confidentiality, and professional behaviour
CAs(SA) and AGAs(SA) based in South Africa are designated as ex officio Commissioners of Oaths and are therefore entitled to exercise the powers granted in the Justices of the Peace and Commissioners of Oaths Act 16 of 1963 (41Kb PDF)