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IATF 16949:2016 – Sanctioned Interpretations and Frequently Asked Questions

Updated Sanctioned Interpretations (SIs 14 and 15) and Frequently Asked Questions were determined and approved by the IATF and were pulished on November 19.

Also deleted two previously released IATF 16949:2016 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs 10 and 18), and approved new Rules 5 th Edition Sanctioned Interpretations (SIs 6 and 7).

The approved SIs for IATF 16949:2016 are related to sections 3.1 and; these are effective January 2019. Deleted FAQ 10, related to embedded software is obsolete due to SI 15; deleted FAQ 18, related to quality management system audits is obsolete due to SI 14.

The approved SIs for Rules 5th Edition are related to section 4.5 and section 1.0, which are effective on 12 November 2018. SIs alter the existing published requirements of the IATF 16949:2016 standard and Rules 5th Edition. Frequently Asked Questions clarify an existing requirement.