The certification system is not:
- a system of accreditation of a person, practice or business for the practice of traditional Chinese medicine;
- a qualifications assessment;
- an endorsement of the individual's competence or legal right to practise;
- an endorsement of the individual's or organisation's business practices;
- immunity from, or pretext for, investigation of possible illegal activity.
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