Regulatory framework for the establishment of the IPCF
The mission of the Institute is laid down in article 44 of the Act of 22nd April 1999 and can be summarised as follows :
The IPCF was established by a Royal Decree in 1992. The petition for organisation of the profession was filed in 1987.
· Click here for a historical outline. (in Dutch)
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Institution according to public law
Article 43 of the Act of 22nd April 1999 declares the formation of the Institute of Accounting Professional and Tax Experts. The Institute is a legal entity. The Act also stipulates that this Institute assumes the rights and obligations of the former Institute of Accounting Professional(BIB) that was established in 1992. The latter will cease to exist. The headquarters are located in the Brussels Capital Region.
The organisation and operations of the Professional Institute are regulated by a Royal Decree of 27th November 1985 concerning the organisation and the operations of the professional institutes that were established for the service-providing intellectual professions. (See legislation)