Consensus Standards — Development and Maintenance Process
This document describes the consensus standardization process established by the Bureau de normalisation du Québec (BNQ) to meet the accreditation requirements of the standards development organizations of the Standards Council of Canada (SCC). This process is based on the requirements and guidelines set out in the document Canadian Standards Development — Requirements & Guidance — Accreditation of Standards Development Organizations of the Standards Council of Canada (SCC).
NOTE — The consensus standardization process of the BNQ also relies on the guidelines provided in the document ISO/IEC Guide 59 and in the Code of Good Practice for the Preparation, Adoption and Application of Standards of the World Trade Organization (WTO).
This document applies to the development and maintenance of standards published by the BNQ, including National Standards of Canada.