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The last full scientific review of this document was completed on 23 February 2016.
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Timeline of review process
Date review started: 7 June 2012
First consultation: 9 August 2013 to 1 November 2013
Second consultation: 15 September 2014 to 13 October 2014
Document discussed at the following working group meetings:
- 27 November 2013
- 25 June 2014
- 5 November 2014
- 12 February 2015
Date document issued: 23 February 2016
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