BCert reserves the right to suspend a Certificate of Registration for a limited period if:

Non-conformances or other identified issues have not been closed out within the designated time period;

the Certificate of Registration, BCert Certification Mark or JAS-ANZ Accreditation Mark are used in a misleading manner; or there has been any other contravention of these BCert General Conditions of Service.

BCert will notify the client in writing of the suspension and issue requirements to be satisfied prior to the removal of suspension. At the end of the suspension period, an investigation is to be conducted to ascertain whether requirements have been met. If they have been met, the client will be informed in writing and the suspension removed; if they have not been met, the Certificate of Registration may be withdrawn and certification cancelled.

Any costs incurred by BCert in the suspension or removal of suspension is to be met by the client and the suspension may be published by BCert.