ANNOUNCEMENT: Review of the MC&I(Forest Plantations) – Second Public Comment (1-31 December 2013)




 (Comment Period: 1 – 31 December 2013)

The Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) as the Secretariat for the Review of the MC&I(Forest Plantations) is hereby putting forward Enquiry Draft 1 of the revised standard for the second 30-day public comment period which will begin from 1 – 31 December 2013.

The Enquiry Draft 1 is the output of the First Meeting of the Standards Review Committee (SRC), held from 26 to 28 August 2013 which deliberated on the comments received from the First 60-day Public Comment period, held from 15 January to 16 March 2013. Detailed deliberations of the First Meeting of the SRC on the Working Draft resulting in Enquiry Draft 1 are as recorded in the Minutes of the said meeting. Please note that changes made to the MC&I(Forest Plantations) are indicated in blue font and underlined in Enquiry Draft 1.

According to the revised Process and Timelines for the Review of MC&I(Forest Plantations), it is anticipated that the full review of the MC&I(Forest Plantations) will be completed by December 2014.

In this connection, the Secretariat would like to invite you to provide your comments and/or proposals for amendment/deletion/addition to Enquiry Draft 1, the reasons for your proposals, as well as provide your suggested wording for the proposed changes, as per the following format.

We would greatly appreciate if you could submit your comments to the Secretariat via e-mail at or facsimile at 603-2161 2293 or post to the following address by 31 December 2013:

Chief Executive Officer
Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC)
C-08-05, Block C, Megan Avenue 2
No. 12, Jalan Yap Kwan Seng
50450 Kuala Lumpur
(Attention: Ms Siti Syaliza Mustapha)

For further information on the standard review process, please contact Ms Siti Syaliza Mustapha at or call +603-2161 2298.