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The last full scientific review of this document was completed on 4 November 2014.
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Timeline of review process
Date review started: 7 August 2013
Consultation: 23 August 2013 to 20 September 2013
Document discussed at the following working group meeting:
- 27 November 2013
Date document issued: 4 November 2014
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