ROYAL CHARTER, BY-LAWS, CODE OF CONDUCT AND DISCIPLINARY REGULATIONS
Royal Charter and By-laws
The Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ Royal Charter & By-laws define our charitable objectives, constitution and powers to govern the Institution, with detailed Regulations pursuant to them.
Download the Charter & By-laws PDF
Code of Conduct Regulations
Our Code of Conduct covers the fundamental professional and ethical standards which all members are expected to adhere to.
The Code of Conduct Regulations and Disciplinary Regulations have been updated following a comprehensive review. The new Code of Conduct and supporting information can be found here.
The Institution’s Disciplinary Regulations are now in line with current best practice for disciplinary processes. The new regulations contain a detailed framework to address matters of alleged improper conduct fairly and transparently for the parties involved. A set of guidance documents has also been produced to help explain the different stages of the process.
Download the Disciplinary Regulations
View a diagram providing an overview of the disciplinary process stages
Disciplinary Regulations Forms:
Complaint Form – Download a PDF version here
For information: Forms B, C, D, E are templates for internal use. These are available on request.