C-15, r. 4 - Code of ethics of chemists
10. Before accepting a mandate, the chemist shall take into consideration the extent of his aptitudes, proficiency and the means at his disposal. He shall avoid:
(1) to undertake or to continue a mandate for which he is not sufficiently prepared without obtaining the necessary assistance;
(2) to accept a mandate for which he has not gained or for which he is not able to gain the required qualification.