Ethics of our maritime surveyor
Independence and impartiality
•The surveyor is committed to carrying out each assignment independently.
•The surveyor must carry out his mission in such a way that his impartiality is not called into question. It draws up its report and its conclusions in a completely neutral manner, answering the various questions raised with objectivity and impartiality.
In this sense, there must be no relationship of a private nature or of a hidden commercial interest between the expert and his client, and, if applicable, the person whose property has been damaged.
• The surveyor must inform his client if there is anything likely to influence his judgment; and should not accept orders of the same nature either.
• The surveyor refrains from any commercial activity in the field of pleasure boating. He must in no case acquire property subject to his expertise, nor act as a broker.
• In the context of an adversarial claims assessment and in general, the surveyor respects the adversarial principle.
INTEGRITY AND PROBITY
• A maritime and river surveyor in yacht must not have been declared bankrupt, subject to a judicial settlement, or liquidation of assets.
• They must not have been dismissed, fired, or convicted of actions contrary to probity and good morals.
• The surveyor refrains from any practices aimed at harming the profession. They do not express any unfavorable or disrespectful opinions about their colleagues.
• The surveyor refrains from accepting a mission for which he does not have the required skills. It clearly defines its area of expertise and describes the exact field of its expertise activity.
• The surveyor undertakes to accomplish his mission personally. However, the surveyor may request the advice of another surveyor, within the meaning of this Agreement, a sapper or a qualified person, for any specific or technical question not falling within his competence and which may arise during the execution. of its mission.
• The surveyor may also seek, with the client's agreement, the conclusions of another surveyor, on specific issues not falling within his competence. These conclusions are referenced and appended to the report.
• The surveyor maintains and continuously develops his technical and regulatory knowledge in the field of pleasure yachts.
The Rules of Professional Conduct of the Judicial SURVEYOR
According to the rules of the CNCEJ modified on May 9, 2012.
Registration on the list of justice survey at the Montpellier Court of Appeal and membership in a member company of the National Council of Judicial Sirveyors Companies (CNCEJ) imply the rules of ethics as well as good practices of civil judicial survey in the European Union: