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The Board of the Australian Wool Exchange has today resolved an update to the AWEX National Wool Declaration (NWD). This update (NWD Version 9.1, see attached) supersedes Version 9.0 announced in July 2021 and will be effective from 19 April 2022 (Easter Recess).The Board of the Australian Wool Exchange has today resolved an update to the AWEX National Wool Declaration (NWD). This update (NWD Version 9.1, see attached) supersedes Version 9.0 announced in July 2021 and will be effective from 19 April 2022 (Easter Recess).The key changes arising from this Update (NWD Version 9.1) are:1. The definition of NM has been made clearer as follows: “No sheep in the mob has been mulesed or treated with liquid nitrogen”.2. The new Liquid Nitrogen Codes (LN and LA) announced in Version 9.0 will be one Code only (LN).3. The two Property level questions used to determine Ceased Mulesing (CM) status will be removed.CM will be a valid status but only for wool declared and received prior to 19 April 2022.

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