The Halal certificate identifies the following:
a) the name and geographic location of each client whose management system is certified (or the geographic location of the headquarters and any sites within the scope of a multi-site certification);
b) the dates of granting, extending or renewing certification;
c) the expiry date or recertification due date consistent with the recertification cycle;
d) a unique identification code;
e) the standard and/or other normative documents, including issue number and/or revision, used for audit of the certified client;
f) the scope of certification with respect to product (including service), process, etc., as applicable at each site;
g) the name, address and certification mark of the certification body; other marks (e.g. accreditation symbol) may be used provided they are not misleading or ambiguous;
h) any other information required by the standard and/or other normative document used for certification;
i) in the event of issuing any revised certification documents, a means to distinguish the revised documents from any prior obsolete documents.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING HALAL CERTIFICATES
a. Usage of certificate is allowed on the basis of;
- the existence of a valid agreement between the Agency and the Client;
- implemented requirements of Halal Standard and Procedures of certification, which is confirmed by the Decision on the issuance of the certificate
- Usage of the certificate for a validity period (The Agency issues a certificate for a period of 1 year).
Clients who meet the above-named requirements are allowed to use the certificate in their facilities, points of sale, and can use the certificate in public tenders and for marketing purposes.
b. Incorrect usage of certificate
- Displaying the Certificate at sales outlets where Halal certificate is located without a valid List of halal certified products (which is assigned to the Certificate).
- Usage of the Certificate in a way that confuses users of halal products (if the client has only certified a part of its products or services and promotes that the complete production or service is halal certified),
- the usage of certificate whose date of validity has expired (expired certificates are forbidden to be displayed in business premises, premises of business units, shops, and use for the purpose of public tenders or for marketing purposes)
c. The unauthorized usage of the certificate is:
a) Usage of Certificates from clients whose contract with Agency for halal certification has expired,
b) Usage of the certificate by third parties and legal entities that do not have permission from the Agency to use it.
c) Any change on the original certificate issued by Agency or its component elements, color changes or proportions
d. After the expiration of the validity of the certificate and the termination of contract, clients are obliged to do the following:
a) to remove all certificates from business premises and points of sale,
b) to remove the Halal trademark from all its products, business materials, marketing materials and business vehicles,
c) to inform customers that the client is no longer Halal certified.
e. Clients whose Halal certificate is temporarily suspended.
After the Agency submits to the client a Decision on the suspension of the certificate, the client is obliged to do the following:
a) to remove Certificate from all of its facilities, premises and visible places.
b) to remove the Halal trademark from all its products and stop using the documents on which the trademark is highlighted.
c) to inform about the suspension of the certificate their clients with whom it cooperates.
d) to stop referring to halal certification in all of their representations until the suspension is complete