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IATF 16949:2016 – Sanctioned Interpretations

The IATF has approved additional Sanctioned Interpretations (SI 11-21) and a revised SI 2 related to Rules 5th edition and has approved an additional Sanctioned Interpretation (SI 19) related to IATF 16949:2016.

The approved SIs for Rules 5th Edition are related to multiple sections of Rules 5th edition addressing the release of CARA, (Common Audit Report Application). These SIs become effective as CARA is deployed by the CB. These SIs become mandatory from January 2021 coinciding with the mandatory implementation date for CARA.

The approved SI for the IATF 16949:2016 standard is related to section and is effective October 2020.

Sanctioned Interpretations alter the existing published requirements of the IATF Rules for achieving and maintaining IATF recognition 5th edition and for the IATF 16949:2016 standard.