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Before we pass on to the standard of drafting, just let me ask about this.

You say:

"Working editors and journalists will be involved in the formulation of the code."

I understand why you see the value of their participation, if only that they buy in, but doesn't the same point that you make in relation to the governing body equally apply to the code? And would it not be another way of saying it to say that of course working editors and journalists should be involved, but as an advisory body to the governing body who actually are responsible for the code? I'm not insisting. I'm merely asking.

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