Are you really going to learn the 6 principles, the 6 guidelines and then their subcategories??
punting it - gonna lead to too much confusion between this code and the CFAI code. why do we need to know this when the CFAI Code has so much more? seems like a stupid topic.
Ignore the AMC at your peril. I GUARANTEE* that this topic will be tested heavily on the L3 exam. The entire AMC reading is a breezy 24 pages, and represents perhaps the single easiest way to pick up points at L3. * Disclaimer: Not a real guarantee.
As Hans & Franz would say: Hear me now, and believe me later.