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(A) Acceptance of the competence of other national metrology institutes (NMI), accreditation bodies, and/or accredited organizations in other countries as being essentially equal to the NMI, accreditation body, and/or accredited organizations within the host country.

(B) A formal, documented determination that a specific instrument or type of instrument is suitable for use in place of the one originally listed, for a particular application.