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 Pre-Assessment Reporting Template v2.1
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: 2.10
Date of Issue: 09 October 2017
MSC Risk-Based Framework (RBF) worksheets v2.03
Description: Assessment team members should use this spreadsheet to enter data about the current situation in the fishery under assessment.

Language: English
Version: 2.03
Date of Issue: 13 July 2017
Partnering for sustainable fisheries guide
Description: A guide for working in partnerships to support MSC certification for small-scale and developing world fisheries.

Language: English
Date of Issue: 05 May 2015
MSC Full Assessment Reporting Template Enhanced Bivalves v1.0
Description: The Full Assessment Reporting Template: Enhanced bivalve fisheries (FA Template: BIVALVES).

Language: English
Version: 1.00
Date of Issue: 08 April 2015
MSC-MSCI Vocabulary v1.1
Description: This vocabulary defines concepts, terms, phrases and abbreviations used by the MSC and MSCI.

Language: English
Date of Issue: 20 February 2015
MSC use of Risk-Based Framework (RBF) form v2.0
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: 2.00
Date of Issue: 08 October 2014
MSC Reduced Re-assessment Reporting Template v1.0
Description: Eligible fisheries for reduced re-assessment (set out in section 7.24.6, Fisheries Certification Requirements) will use this template for reporting.

Language: English
Version: 1.00
Date of Issue: 08 October 2014
MSC Fishery Announcement Template v1.0
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: 1.00
Date of Issue: 08 October 2014
MSC Fisheries Assessment Scoring Worksheet v2.0
Description: MSC Fisheries Assessment Scoring Worksheets, v2.0

Language: English
Version: 2.00
Date of Issue: 08 October 2014
MSC Full Assessment Reporting Template v2.0
Description: The following reports shall be prepared using the Full Assessment Reporting Template: - Preliminary draft report (PDR), - Peer review draft report (PRDR), - Public comment draft report (PCDR), - Final report (FR) and - Public certification report (PCR).

Language: English
Version: 2.00
Date of Issue: 08 October 2014
MSC Surveillance Review of Information Template v1.0
Description: The Surveillance Review of Information statement shall be prepared using the Surveillance Review of Information Template.

Language: English
Version: 1.00
Date of Issue: 08 October 2014
MSC Surveillance Reporting Template v1.0
Description: Surveillance reports shall be prepared using the Surveillance Reporting Template.

Language: English
Version: 1.00
Date of Issue: 08 October 2014
MSC Full Assessment Reporting Template Salmon v1.0
Description: The Full Assessment Reporting Template: Salmon fisheries (FA Template: SALMON).

Language: English
Version: 1.00
Date of Issue: 08 April 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 Full Assessment Reporting Template v1 3
Description: The following reports shall be prepared using the Full Assessment Reporting Template: - Preliminary draft report (PDR), - Peer review draft report (PRDR), - Public comment draft report (PCDR), - Final report (FR) and - Public certification report (PCR).

Language: English
Version: 1.30
Date of Issue: 14 January 2012
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 Code of Good Practice for technical consultants
Description: Individuals and organisations listed as technical consultants for fishery improvements have signed up to the Code of Good Practice.

Language: English
Date of Issue: 06 September 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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