8 Period of Grace for Type Approvals Issued in Accordance with the Previous FTP Code
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8 Period of Grace for Type Approvals Issued in Accordance with the Previous FTP Code

  8.1 The newest test procedures adopted by the Organization are considered as being the most suitable for demonstrating that the products concerned comply with the applicable fire safety requirements of the Convention.

  8.2 The Administration may issue type approval certificates of products tested in accordance with the previous version of this Codefootnote, provided the tests were conducted no later than one year after entry into force of this Code. The purpose is to allow test laboratories a practical period of grace to obtain test equipment necessary to comply with this Code. Tests conducted later than one year after entry into force of this Code shall be conducted in accordance with the present version.

  8.3 The Administration may renew a type approval of a product tested in accordance with the previous version of this Codefootnote without retesting, provided that the test report is not more than 15 years old and that no alteration of components or construction has been made to the product.


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