The Institute’s governing documents are its Royal Charter, Bylaws and Regulations.
The Institute was granted a Royal Charter in 1970 when the title Institute of Physics was adopted.
The Charter and Bylaws were revised in 2011 and new Regulations were then approved by Council. The Charter, Bylaws and Regulations may be downloaded from the links below:
- Charter and Bylaws (PDF, 158 KB)
- Regulations (including Code of Conduct) (PDF, 154 KB)
- Code of Professional Conduct (extract from Regulations) (PDF, 42 KB)