9 Notification of approval
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9 Notification of approval

  9.1 The Committee will record the approval in principle of Other Methods and circulate the list once a year including the following information:

- the document reference of the approval in principle of the Other Method by the Committee;
- name and brief description of the Other Method;
- name of ballast water management system that makes use of the Other Method if appropriate;
- date of approval;
- name of applicant;
- the benchmark that the Other Method is designed to meet, and the methods of assessing compliance to this benchmark;
- copies of or access routes to test reports, test methods, etc. (as resolution MEPC.175(58)); and
- any other specifications, if necessary.

  9.2 Administrations, when approving an Other Method should report to the Committee in a manner consistent with resolution MEPC.175(58) "Information reporting on Type Approved ballast water management systems".


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