Procedure for Updating this Manual
The manual is updated on a regular basis. The next update will be published in May 2017.
A planning meeting will be arranged about three months before this.
The table of Amendments includes a comprehensive list of the updated and new chapters for each edition of the manual and the nature of the amendments.
Where the manual has been updated, if a Chapter has been significantly amended or is new, it will be indicated in the Contents List and at the top of the relevant Chapter.
If you wish any amendments or additions to be included in an update, please send the information to:
Note that all amendments to existing chapters MUST BE MADE USING TRACK CHANGES – THEY CANNOT BE PROCESSED OTHERWISE.
If you want to make an amendment to an existing chapter in the manual for inclusion at the next update and you have any queries or suggestions, please contact your Manager.
It is highly recommended that you 'Register for Updates' by clicking on the blue button on the left hand tab; you will then be notified by email whenever any updates are made to the manual. You will also receive our regular Policy Briefings.
This chapter was introduced to the manual in January 2014.