New version of AAF Policy published

FSC / Jonathan Perugia
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FSC / Jonathan Perugia
April 2, 2023
Category : General news

FSC has published the updated version of the FSC-POL-20-005 V3-3 Annual Administration Fee (AAF) Policy.  The policy outlines the principles for calculating and administering the Annual Administration Fee (AAF) for FSC accredited certification bodies.  

The new version (V3-3) is part of the FSC normative framework, and is effective from 1 April 2023.  

The following are the key changes in the new version: 

  1. The scope section has been updated to clarify that the AAF Policy is now part of the FSC normative framework. 

  1. Editorial corrections are made to ensure the correct form of verbal expression is used wherever needed and to make the requirements clearer. 

  1. Requirements are restructured and clustered according to their scope of applications (such as applicable to FSC or to certification bodies) 

The updated FSC-POL-20-005 V3-3 Annual Administration Fee (AAF) Policy is available on the FSC Document Centre here

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