Los Angeles, Dec 7 (PTI) The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has approved the Standards of Conduct for its members after the sexual harassment scandal involving Harvey Weinstein came into light. The Academy had earlier formed a task force headed by Academy Officer David Rubin to draw out a new code of conduct for its members. The new standards have been approved by the academys 54 -member board of governors in a meeting. The task force will finalise procedures for handling allegations of misconduct, assuring that we can address them fairly and expeditiously," said Hudson in the letter. Hudsons letter, which was sent to Academys roughly 8,500 members, also had a link to the standards.