Any language or document submitted to CEA which is taken from another source but which is not properly attributed to that source will be considered as an act of plagiarism. Any application, report, or other submission to CEA that contains plagiarized content will not be processed by CEA.
The site will be informed of the alleged plagiarism and be asked to respond.
Depending on the extent of the alleged plagiarism and the nature of the response, the site
a. will be absolved of plagiarism and the application, report, or other submitted documents processed;
b. If alleged plagiarism is verified, and the site is
i. an applicant for eligibility, the site will be denied eligibility until the plagiarized content is removed and replaced by accurate original content;
ii. in process, the site will be suspended from the process until the plagiarized content is removed and replaced by accurate original content;
iii. accredited, the site will be subject to advisory action.
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