membership with respect to alleged violations of the Code of Ethics relating. (Adopted 1/07, Amended 1/12) Standard of Practice 15-3 The obligation to refrain from making false or misleading statements about other real estate professionals, their businesses, and their business practices includes the duty to publish a clarification about or to remove statements made by others. (Adopted 1/93) Article 3 ( Case Interpretations for Article 3 ) realtors shall cooperate with other brokers except when cooperation is not in the clients best interest. In many cases, all depending on the range and activities of the corporation, other areas will get special emphasis. Websites of realtors and non-member licensees affiliated with a realtor firm shall disclose the firms name and that realtors or non-member licensees state(s) of licensure in a reasonable and readily apparent manner. Realtors shall recommend that sellers/landlords obtain the advice of legal counsel prior to acceptance of a subsequent offer except where the acceptance is contingent on the termination of the pre-existing purchase contract or lease. (Adopted 1/95, Amended 1/00) Standard of Practice 1-11 realtors who are employed to maintain or manage a clients property shall exercise due diligence and make reasonable efforts to protect it against reasonably foreseeable contingencies and losses. A Google search on the phrase "code of ethics" yielded 17,900,000 hits in January 2006, a Yahoo search 12,000,000. (Adopted 1/94, Renumbered 1/05 and 1/06, Amended 1/14) Standard of Practice 10-4 As used in Article 10 real estate employment practices relates to employees and independent contractors providing real estate-related services and the administrative and clerical staff directly supporting those individuals. In the language of business, the groups named above constitute the "stakeholders those who have a stake in the well-being (and also in the ethical behavior) of the business. Article 17 does not require realtors to arbitrate in those circumstances when all parties to the dispute advise the Board in writing that they choose not to arbitrate before the Board.
(Amended 1/02) Standard of Practice 16-19 Signs giving notice of property for sale, rent, lease, or exchange shall not be placed on property without consent of the seller/landlord. (Adopted 1/07) Standard of Practice 12-9 realtor firm websites shall disclose the firms name and state(s) of licensure in a reasonable and readily apparent manner. However, information received through a Multiple Listing Service or any other offer of cooperation may not be used to target clients of other realtors to whom such offers to provide services may be made. Millage recently wrote. Article 2 does not impose upon the realtor the obligation of expertise in other professional or technical disciplines. When you engage clients in services, explain which codes of ethics or standards of practice you will be following. When it becomes apparent that information on a realtors website is no longer current or accurate, realtors shall promptly take corrective action. If a social worker is sued for malpractice, for instance, courts may look at whether the worker complied with the nasw Code or with other relevant standards of practice.
Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional. Conduct with related guidance and examples illustrating application of the Standards in the day-to-day professional activities of members and candidates. Ethics Code also outlines standards of professional conduct for APA members and student affiliates. Another code, the American Psychological Associations Code of Conduct, does not have an absolute, lifetime prohibition.