Supporting documents

Forms, guides and templates for Conformity Assessment Bodies.

Conformity assessment bodies (CABs) are required to use (or to distribute to clients and stakeholders) set templates when conducting assessments to the MSC Fisheries Standard. Uniform templates ensure quality and consistency in application.
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MSC ECert database user manual for CABs Chain of Custody v12.0
Language: English
Version: 12.00
Date of Issue: 27 September 2019
Date effective: 27 September 2019
MSC Use of the Risk-Based Framework (RBF) in a Fishery Assessment Form v3.01
Description: This form details the information required from conformity assessment bodies (CABs) when using the Risk-Based Framework (RBF) in a fishery assessment or re-assessment.

Language: English
Version: 3.01
Date of Issue: 28 March 2019
Date effective: 28 March 2019
MSC Client Document Checklist v2.01
Description: This document contains is a breakdown of core information required for all fisheries assessments.

Language: English
Version: 2.01
Date of Issue: 28 March 2019
Date effective: 28 March 2019
MSC Fishery Announcement Template v2.01
Description: This form details the information required from conformity assessment bodies (CABs) when formally announcing the entry of a fishery into assessment or into re-assessment.

Language: English
Version: 2.01
Date of Issue: 28 March 2019
Date effective: 28 February 2019
MSC Notice of Suspension Template v1.0
Description: Template for Conformity Assessment Bodies (CABs) for notification of the suspension of an MSC certified fishery.

Language: English
Version: 1.00
Date of Issue: 17 December 2018
Date effective: 28 January 2019
MSC Risk-Based Framework RBF Worksheets v2.04
Description: Assessment team members should use this spreadsheet to enter data about fishery under assessment.

Language: English
Version: 2.04
Date of Issue: 17 December 2018
Date effective: 28 February 2019
MSC Fishery Assessment Scoring Worksheet (including versions for enhanced bivalves and salmon) v2.01
Description: MSC Fisheries Assessment Scoring Worksheets, V2.01

Language: English
Version: 2.01
Date of Issue: 17 December 2018
Date effective: 28 February 2019
MSC Annual Pre-Assessment Reporting Template v2.01
Description: This document provides guidance on the pre-assessment (PA) of fisheries against the MSC fisheries standard and its operational interpretation, the Fisheries Certification Requirements (FCR).

Language: English
Version: 2.01
Date of Issue: 17 December 2018
Date effective: 28 February 2019
MSC ECert database user manual for CABs - Fisheries v7.0
Language: English
Version: 7.00
Date of Issue: 28 March 2018
Date effective: 28 March 2019
MSC Variation Request Form - Agents
Description: This form details the information required from CABs to enable the MSC to consider variations to allow agents working on behalf of CoC certificate holders to be treated as subcontractors.

Language: English
Version: 1.10
Date of Issue: 04 October 2016
MSC Unit of Certification traceability template
Language: English
Date of Issue: 01 July 2016
MSC Notice of Objection Form v2.0
Description: This template is for stakeholders to object to the Final Draft Report and determination of a certifier. The v2.0 template is for a fishery assessment that is being conducted under the Fisheries Certification Requirements v2.0.

Language: English
Version: 2.00
Date of Issue: 08 October 2014
Annual Pre-Assessment Reporting Template v1
Description: MSC Annual Pre-Assessment Reporting Template

Language: English
Version: 1.00
Date of Issue: 08 October 2014
MSC Pre-Assessment Reporting Template v1.1
Description: This document provides guidance on the pre-assessment (PA) of fisheries against the MSC fisheries standard and its operational interpretation, the Certification Requirements.

Language: English
Version: 1.10
Date of Issue: 15 October 2013
MSC Notification Report Form v1.2
Description: This form details the information required from CABs when submitting a full assessment Notification Report to the MSC.

Language: English
Version: 1.20
Date of Issue: 14 March 2013
MSC Audit Personnel Code of Conduct v1
Description: All fishery assessment team leaders, team members, CAB lead auditors, CoC auditors and group CoC auditors have an obligation to maintain the integrity of the MSC Program by observing the following code of conduct.

Language: English
Version: 1.00
Date of Issue: 14 January 2013
MSC Contact Details Submission Form V.1
Description: This form details the information required from CABs when submitting the contact details to the MSC.

Language: English
Version: 1.00
Date of Issue: 14 January 2013
MSC Fishery Assessment Scoring Worksheet v1
Description: Fishery Assessment Scoring Worksheet version 1

Language: English
Version: 1.00
Date of Issue: 04 November 2011
MSC PSA worksheet for Risk-Based Framework (RBF) v1.1
Description: MSC Productivity Susceptibility Analysis Worksheet for RBF v1.1

Language: English
Version: 1.10
Date of Issue: 15 August 2011
MSC use of Risk-Based Framework (RBF) form 2011
Description: Use of the Risk-Based Framework (RBF) in a fishery assessment form

Language: English
Date of Issue: 30 March 2011
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