- To promote the science and practice of chemistry
in all its branches and the usefulness and efficiency
of persons engaged therein.
- To raise the status and to advance the interests
of the profession of chemistry and of those engaged
- To provide for the delivery of lectures, and the
holding of exhibitions, classes and conferences
calculated to advance the cause of chemistry.
- To promote honourable practice, to repress malpractice,
to settle disputed points of practice and to decide
all questions of professional usage and etiquette.
- To admit persons to be members (honorary or otherwise)
of the Institute upon such terms and to confer on
them such rights and privileges as may be determined
from time to time and to suspend, expel or remove
from membership any persons.
- To subscribe to, support or co-operate with any
other association, society or institute whether
incorporated or not the objects of which are similar
to those of the Institute.
- To collect and circulate statistics and other
information relative to any branch of chemistry.
- To purchase, print, publish, issue and circulate
such papers, periodicals, books, leaflets and other
literary undertakings as may appear relevant to
any of the objects of the Institute.
- To take any gift of property, whether subject
to any special trust or not, for any one or more
of the objects of the Institute.
- To award certificates on such terms and conditions
as may from time to time be determined and to provide
a Register of holders of certificates of the Institute
and to obtain power to grant legally recognised
certificates of proficiency provided that every
certificate granted shall show on the face of it
that it is merely a certificate granted by the Institute
either upon the results of an examination approved
by the Institute or by reason of the original membership
of the Institute of the person to whom it is issued.
All certificates issued by the Institute shall remain
the property of the Institute and shall be surrendered
to the Institute on demand.
- To cancel any certificate issued to members upon
cessation of membership.
- To take any other lawful steps to promote the
progress of chemistry and the welfare of those engaged
in its study and practice. Provided always that
nothing in the Rules of the Institute shall affect
any of the provisions of "The Pharmacy Act 1908"
and any Acts amending the same or take away any
power of right conferred on any person or body by
or under any of the said Acts.
Code of Ethics