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§ 1326.13. Evidence of Expertise and Ability.

3 CA ADC § 1326.13Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

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Title 3. Food and Agriculture
Division 2. Animal Industry
Chapter 10. Animal Confinement
Article 5. Certification and Accredited Certifiers
3 CCR § 1326.13
§ 1326.13. Evidence of Expertise and Ability.
(a) A private entity seeking accreditation as a certifying agent must submit to the Department all of the following documents and information:
(1) Personnel.
(A) The name and position description of personnel in the certifier's operation performing inspections, members of any certification review committees, and inspection contractors.
(B) A description of the qualifications, including experience, training, and education in auditing, inspection, covered animal production and/or covered product distribution, or other relevant areas of work for:
(i) Each inspector to be used by the applicant; and
(ii) Each person to be designated by the applicant to review or evaluate applications for certification.
(C) A description of procedures, practices, and training, including biosecurity training, to ensure that its responsibly connected persons, employees, and contractors with inspection, analysis, auditing and decision-making responsibilities have sufficient expertise to successfully perform the duties assigned and to comply with and implement the requirements of the Act and this Chapter.
(2) Administrative policies and procedures.
(A) A copy of the procedures to be used to evaluate certification applicants, make certification decisions, and issue certificates;
(B) A copy of the procedures to be used for reviewing and investigating certified operations compliance with the Act and this Chapter and the reporting of violations of the Act and this Chapter to the Department; and
(C) A copy of the procedures to be used for complying with the recordkeeping requirements set forth in section 1326.10(a)(6) of this Article.
(3) Conflicts of interest. A copy of procedures to be implemented to prevent the occurrence of conflicts of interest, as described in section 1326.10(a)(8) of this Article.
(4) Other information. Any other information the applicant believes may assist in the Department's evaluation of the applicant's expertise and ability.


Note: Authority cited: Section 25993, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 25990 and 25991, Health and Safety Code.
1. New section filed 9-1-2022; operative 9-1-2022 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2022, No. 35). Filing deadline specified in Government Code section 11349.3(a) extended 60 calendar days pursuant to Executive Order N-40-20 and an additional 60 calendar days pursuant to Executive Order N-71-20.
This database is current through 11/18/22 Register 2022, No. 46.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 3, § 1326.13, 3 CA ADC § 1326.13
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