Deontology and duties


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A/ Deontology of the marine suveyor

B/ Deontology of Justice’s surveyor

C/Guide to Good Practices in Civil Judicial Expertise in the European Union

A/ Deontology of the marine suveyor

According to the AC AFNOR X50 -827 (01/ 2006).

Independence and impartiality of the expert

• The expert undertakes to carry out each task independently.

• The expert must fulfill his mission so that impartiality is not questioned. He establishes his report and conclusions quite neutral in responding to various questions raised with objectivity and impartiality.
In this sense, there should be no relationship or order private commercial interest concealed between the expert and the client, and if applicable, the person whose property was damaged .

• The expert must inform the client if there is a factor likely to influence his judgment ; and does not accept orders from nature .

• The expert refrains from doing business in the field of boating. He shall in no case acquire property subject to his expertise or act as a broker.

• As part of a sinister contradictory and expertise in general , the expert observes the principle of contradiction.

Integrity and probity of the expert

• An expert in maritime and river yachts must not have been declared bankrupt , judicial settlement, liquidation of assets .

• He must not have been revoked , licensed or convicted contrary to honesty and morality facts.

• The expert shall refrain from any practice tending to prejudice the profession. It bears no unfavorable or disrespectful appreciation to his colleagues.


• The expert abstains from accepting an assignment for which he would not have the required skills. He clearly defines his competence and describes the exact scope of his business expertise.

• The expert is committed to fulfill his mission personally. However, the expert may require the advice of another expert, the purpose of this Agreement, sapiteur or a qualified person for any specific technical question or not under his jurisdiction that occur during the execution of his mission.

• The expert may also apply , with the agreement of the client, the findings of another expert on specific issues not within his competence. These findings are referenced and attached to the report .

• The expert maintains and develops continuously his technical and regulatory knowledge of boats.

B/ Deontology of Justice’s surveyor

In accordance with CNCEJ (Conseil National des Compagnies d’Expert de Justice=National Council of Judicial Expert Companies) modified May 9, 2012.

Inclusion on the list of justice experts at the Court of Appeal of Fort-de-France and membership in a CNCEJ (National Council of Judicial Expert Companies) imply a commitment to respect the following rules of conduct to consult by clicking the link below:

Deontology of Justice’s surveyor

C/Guide to Good Practices in Civil Judicial Expertise in the European Union

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