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The following normative documents contain provisions which are referenced in this chapter:

WTO Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade, Annex 3 Code of Good Practice for the Preparation, Adoption and Application of Standards

FAO 1998. Report of the Technical Consultation on the Feasibility of Developing Non-Discriminatory Technical Guidelines for Eco-Labelling of Products from Marine Capture Fisheries, Rome, Italy, 21-23 October 1998. FAO Fisheries Report No. 594

ISO/IEC Guide 2, Standardization and related activities - General Vocabulary. 1996.

ISO Guide 59, Code of good practice for standardization. 1994.

ISO Guide 61, General Requirements for assessment and accreditation of certification/registration bodies. 1996.

ISO Guide 62, General Requirements for bodies operating assessment and certification/registration of quality systems. 1996.

ISO Guide 65, General Requirements for bodies operating product certification systems. 1996.

ISO 14020, Environmental labels and declarations - General principles. 1998.

ISO 14021, Environmental labels and declarations - Self-declared environmental claims (Type II environmental labelling). 1999.

ISO 14024, Environmental labels and declarations - Type I environmental labelling - Principles and procedures. 1999.

ISO 14025, Environmental labels and declarations. 2000.

Codex Alimentarius, Guidelines for the production, processing, labelling and marketing of organically produced foods, GL 32 - 1999, Rev.1 - 2001.

Codex Alimentarius, Principles for Food Import and Export Certification and Inspection, CAC/GL 20 - 1995.

Other references include:

IFOAM. IFOAM Accreditation Criteria for bodies certifying organic production and processing. 2002.

ISEAL. P020 Guidance on ISEAL Code of Good Practice for Setting Social and Environmental Standards. Public Draft. July 2003.

- R027 Summary of Submissions on ISEAL Draft Standards Code, Working Draft 1. June 2003.

- P005 Code of Good Practice for Voluntary Process and Production Method Standard-setting Procedures, Public Draft 1. March 2003.

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MSC. MSC Accreditation Manual - Part 3 - Accreditation Requirements for Certifiers. Issue 4. March 2001.

Regulation (EC) N.1980/2000 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 July 2000 on a revised Community ecolabel award scheme

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