8.1 The Member State corrective action plan responds
to the audit findings by proposing action to bring the Member State
in conformity or adherence with the Code for the implementation
of mandatory IMO instruments.
8.2 Corrective actions, with timelines as necessary,
should be established for each of the audit findings. Together, the
corrective actions form the Member State corrective action plan.
8.3 The Member State corrective action plan should
contain information relevant to the audit conducted and respond to
each recommendation resulting from an audit finding. The Member State
corrective action plan should provide detailed information of action
to be taken, including a time frame for the commencement and completion
of each action, and must be signed by the Member State.
8.4 The Member State corrective action plan should
be presented to the Secretary-General within 90 calendar days after
receiving the audit interim report. In exceptional cases, a Member
State may be granted an extension.
8.5 The audit final report should include information
on the possible corrective action plan proposed by the Member State.
If the Member State is not required to submit a corrective action
plan or has not submitted one within the period agreed upon, the final
audit report will be prepared and submitted without any corrective