Standards, Codes, and Guidelines

Automated Facial Recognition (AFR) - Guiding principles for the ethical use of AFR

ASIAL has prepared a draft guidance document for the ethical use of AFR technologies.

Other codes and guidelines

Codes and guidelines for best practice Electronic Home Security, AML/CTF compliance and the Care and Use of Security Dogs.

Other Standards

Standards also apply to guarding and patrol services, smoke detectors and risk management.

Electronic Security Standards

Standards applying to the use of Electronic Security including alarm systems, monitoring centres, CCTV, and cabling wiring rules.

National Police Alarm Response Guideline

This national guideline is designed to align police classification, requirements and response to alarms and alarm activations. The National Police Alarm Response Guideline was implemented on 1 July 2018.

CCTV Code of Ethics

Code of ethics for the use and installation of CCTV equipment

Mobile Patrols Code of Practice

The ASIAL Mobile Patrols Code of Practice relates to the broad operation and delivery of a security service by mobile security patrols. Effective from 1 Jan 2020.

CIT Code of Practice

A Code of Practice to assist with managing security risks associated with Cash In Transit (CIT), developed by ASIAL.

Subcontracting Code of Practice

The objective of this Code of Practice on managing subcontracting arrangements in the private security sector, is to provide security operators with guidance on the lawful use of subcontractors for legitimate business purposes.