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Issuance of PEFC Logo Use Licenses by the PEFC Council (PEFC GD 1005:2012)

Covers the issuance of PEFC logo use licenses by the PEFC Council to ensure legally compliant use with the PEFC Logo usage rules – requirements, PEFC ST 2001:2008 v2 and its enforcement.

The PEFC Council only issues the licenses to entities located in a country without the PEFC authorised body or because a license cannot be issued by the relevant PEFC authorised body or for any other reasons accepted by the PEFC Council. All other organizations shall apply to the relevant PEFC authorised body to obtain the license.

PEFC GD 1005:2012 cancels and replaces PEFC GD 1005:2010, Issuance of PEFC Logo Use Licenses by the PEFC Council.

PEFC GD 1005:2012 enters into force on 1st April 2013. The transition period for license holders whose license was issued before the date of entry into force ends on 1st January 2014. This date also marks the end of the transition period for license holders in the PEFC logo user group C: “Forest related industries”, whose license was issued after the date of entry into force, but whose PEFC chain of custody certificate was issued before the date of entry into force

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Issuance of PEFC Logo Use Licenses by the PEFC Council (PEFC GD 1005:2012) (410.44 kB)

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