Code – mandatory and/or voluntary statement of recommended practice developed internally by RMIT or by an international, national or industry body or other organisation with which RMIT has chosen to comply.
Compliance – adhering to the requirements of laws, industry and organisational standards and codes, principles of good governance and accepted community and ethical standards.
Compliance culture – the values, ethics and beliefs that exist throughout RMIT and interact with RMIT’s structures and control systems to produce behavioural norms that are conducive to compliance outcomes.”
Compliance manager – the position responsible for the coordination of RMIT’s compliance management framework.
Compliance management framework – a mechanism through which RMIT can monitor, review and comply with legislation, regulations, statutes, Codes, standards, policies and procedures.
Compliance failure or breach – an act or omission whereby RMIT has not met its compliance obligations, processes or behavioural obligations.
Responsible officer – RMIT employees who are appointed by senior management to assist in the facilitation and monitoring of compliance within their portfolio/school/group.
RMIT – RMIT university and its controlled entities.
Management – employees at a management level who are normally the head of a portfolio/school/group and are responsible for the facilitation, monitoring, coordination and communication to employees within their portfolio/school/group on compliance matters.
Employee or Staff – person, whether remunerated or not, working on RMIT’s behalf including part time staff, full time staff, sub-contractors, temporary staff and volunteers.[Previous: Supporting documents and information] [Next: Accountability]