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SC Publication timelines 19/11/2016
Publication categories 2 categories of documents covered by 2 different policies Public statements : "due process for making a public statement". The statements are presented on behalf of the IAA to an external group, including supranational organizations. An exception : comments from a specific committee to a supranational organization, on technical issues falling only within the technical scope of the committee. The comments must include that it was not subject to the IAA due process. SC or WG papers : " guidelines for publications of committees and sections". They include books. They could be made publicly available.
Public statement Scope : 1. matters involving fields of actuarial expertise or broad conceptual issues of public policy in which actuaires have relevant but not exclusive expertise. 2. Facts or opinion if the opinion represents a sufficient degree of consensus within the profession 3. No positions on the social or political implications
Public statements Process : 1. SC is responsible for any public statements coming from WG with an oversight of BCS 2. Normal process : all FMAs and Cs may nominate observers who are kept informed and invited to comment any draft. A timeline has to be developed including drafting times, times for comments, peer review if requested by BCS. Unresolved issues coming from comments has to be reported to SC. SC (with BCS in case of a requested peer review) approves the statement. 3. Fast track process : BCS may accept a fast track process. BCS communicates it to all FMAs but has to come back to normal process if BCS receives material objections.
SC and WG papers Process : 1. An internal process of the WG to formulate and present to SC 2. A review by SC members who did not author or coauthor the document 3. An independent editorial review by an native English speaking member and the help of the Secretariat. 4. A vote by SC 5. The document includes a statement expressing that the paper is produced by the WG, has been reviewed by the SC. The views expressed in the document are not necessarily the views of the IAA. The document has not followed the due process for public statements.