11 Withdrawal of approval
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11 Withdrawal of approval

  11.1 The Committee may withdraw any approval in principle in the following circumstances:

  • .1 if the Other Method or system based on an Other Method no longer conforms to requirements due to amendments of the BWM Convention;

  • .2 if any data or test records differ materially from data relied upon at the time of approval and are deemed not to satisfy the approval criteria;

  • .3 if a request for withdrawal of approval is made by the Administration on behalf of the holder of an Other Method approval; and

  • .4 if unreasonable harm to environment, human health, property or resources is determined to have been caused by an approved Other Method.

  11.2 The decision to withdraw an approval in principle should specify all necessary further details, including the date upon which the withdrawal takes effect.


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