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I think the view that was taken by the Roundtable group, if I can put it that way, was that the two functions could be properly separated, and that the enabling statute would establish a code committee, which would draw up the code with heavy industry involvement. So the industry would have the buy-in to the code that is often talked about. But the code would be administered, as I say, separately by the authority.

So I think it was perceived to be of value to have the two separate functions.

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