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This page describes the state of the program improvement in the past.
The improvement left this stage on 26 October 2013; view the current state.

Improvement overview

Fishery Process Issues within the MSC Standard focus on the improvement of the assessment process and any changes made as a result of consultation will effect Part C of the Certification Requirement.This consultation is a combination of three main workstreams: Harmonisation of Conditions Timelines, Definition of Unit of certification (UoC) and Fishery Traceability.

Current status

This work has been prioritised as one of the MSC Fisheries Standard Review (FSR) program improvements running in 2013-14 Policy Development cycle. Work on this program improvement will follow the activity schedule found under FSR timeline.

Please note that there is overlap between the fishery traceability workstream and elements of the Speed and Cost Review (SCR) happening in parallel with the FSR. Specifically the SCR workstream on Surveillance Audits.

Planned work

The late stage consultation for this topic opens for public comment from 11 September - 26 October 2013. Click here to view the consultation document and revised Certification Requirements.

To learn about the stakeholder engagement opportunities, please visit here.