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FSC-STD-01-001 (V4-0) FSC Principles and Criteria for Forest StewardshipFSC Principles and Criteria for Forest Stewardship

FSC-STD-01-001 (V4-0) FSC Principles and Criteria for Forest Stewardship

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Type:Standard (STD)
Version 1-0 Date:Wednesday, 1 June 1994
Current Version Date:Friday, 9 December 2005
Effective Date:Friday, 9 December 2005
Keywords:std-01-001, p&C, standard
Replaced by:→ FSC Principles and Criteria for Forest Stewardship FSC-STD-01-001 V5-2 EN _print version

The FSC's Principles and Criteria (P&C) apply to all tropical, temperate and boreal forests, as addressed in Principle #9 and the accompanying glossary. Many of these P&C apply also to plantations and partially replanted forests. More detailed standards for these and other vegetation types may be prepared at national and local levels. The P&C are to be incorporated into the evaluation systems and standards of all certification organizations seeking accreditation by FSC. While the P&C are mainly designed for forests managed for the production of wood products, they are also relevant, to varying degrees, to forests managed for non-timber products and other services. The P&C are a complete package to be considered as a whole, and their sequence does not represent an ordering of priority.

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