The EITI Rules brings together the all the requirements for implementing EITI. It includes the EITI Principles, Criteria, the EITI Requirements, the EITI Articles of Association, the EITI Validation Guide and Policy Notes issued by the EITI Secretariat, conveying decisions taken by the EITI Board.
On 16 February 2011, the EITI Board agreed a new edition of the EITI Rules. The changes in the EITI Rules - 2011 edition are the results of an extensive consultation process, and based on detailed feedback received from many EITI stakeholders. The EITI Rules - 2011 edition is being translated into several languages.