This document gives guidelines for establishing, reviewing, accepting, applying and revising quality plans. This document is applicable to quality plans for any intended output, whether a process, product, service, project or contract, and any type or size of organization. It is applicable whether or not the organization has a management system in conformity with ISO 9001. This document provides guidance and does not specify requirements. It is focused primarily on the provision of outputs and is not a guide to the planning of quality management system development. NOTE To avoid undue repetition of “process, product, service, project or contract”, this document uses the term “specific case”.