5 Application to the Committee for approval in principle of an other method
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5 Application to the Committee for approval in principle of an other method

  5.1 The information provided to support the application for approval in principle should be complete, of sufficient quality and in accordance with this Procedure.

  5.2 The applicant for approval in principle of an Other Method should provide independently validated and/or operational proof that the Other Method being submitted:

  • .1 provides a level of protection at least equivalent to that provided by the requirements specified in regulations B-3.1 to B-3.5 of the BWM Convention; and

  • .2 is capable of providing a consistent level of protection at all times in all environments/locations.


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