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Market Advisory Committee Meetings

This page contains the meeting papers, presentations and minutes from all Market Advisory Committee meetings since it was implemented by the IMO.

Generally we publish papers for upcoming meetings after they are circulated to members. The minutes are generally confirmed at the next meeting and then published.

Upcoming meeting dates

  • 5 February 2019
  • 12 March 2019
  • 30 April 2019
  • 11 June 2019
  • 30 July 2019
  • 3 September 2019
  • 15 October 2019
  • 26 November 2019

Meeting Papers

Date Documents
20 November 2018

Meeting Papers [PDF 2MB]
Agenda Item 4 - AEMO presentation - Forecasting Payment Amounts for Constrained Payments [PDF 749kB]
Agenda Item 8(e) - AEMO presentation - Adjusting Non-STEM Settlement Statements using latest available data [PDF 117kB]
Agenda Item 9 - ERA presentation - Treatment of Storage Technologies in other Jurisdictions [PDF 540kB]

10 October 2018 Meeting Cancelled 
12 September 2018 Meeting Papers [PDF 4MB]
Minutes [PDF 331kB] 
8 August 2018

Meeting Papers [PDF 2.2MB]
Minutes [PDF 319kB]
Agenda item 6 - AEMO presentation - Update on the Network and Market Reform Program (AEMO) [PDF 645kB]
Agenda item 8(b) - RCP Support presentation - Update on Outage Rule Change Proposals (RC_2013_15 and RC_2014_03) [PDF 443kB]            

11 July 2018  Meeting Cancelled
13 June 2018

Meeting Papers [PDF 1.7MB]
Minutes [PDF 370kB]
Agenda Item 6(a) to (c) - WEM Reform Update [PDF 397kB]
Agenda Item 7 - Update on RLM Review [PDF 677kB]
Agenda Item 9 - AEMO graph comparing Intermittent Generator and demand forecasting accuracy [PDF 221kB]

9 May 2018
Meeting Papers [PDF 884kB]
Minutes [PDF 328kB]
Agenda Item 6 - Network and Market Reform Program [PDF 615kB]
11 April 2018 Meeting Cancelled
14 March 2018 Meeting Papers [PDF 884kB]
Minutes [PDF 404kB]
Agenda Item 9 - Western Power Presentation [PDF 712kB]
14 February 2018 Meeting Papers [PDF 3.8MB]
Minutes [PDF 139kB]
13 December 2017
Meeting No. 2017-08
Meeting Papers [PDF 1.6MB]
Minutes [PDF 526kB]
ERA Presentation: Draft Balancing Submission Guideline [PDF 669kB]
RCP Support Presentation: Update on RC_2014_03: Administrative Improvements to the Outage Process [PDF 252kB]
RCP Support Presentation: Update on RC_2014_06: Removal of Resource Plans and Dispatchable Loads [PDF 576kB]
8 November 2017
Meeting No. 2017-07
Meeting Papers [PDF 1MB]
Minutes [PDF 402kB]
PUO and AEMO Presentation: Implementation of Security Constrained Market Model [PDF 194kB]
MAC Market Rules Issues List - Preliminary classification of candidate issues [PDF 355kB]
13 September 2017
Meeting No. 2017-05
Meeting Papers [PDF 1.2MB]
Minutes [PDF 446kB]
RCP Support Presentation: Changes to RC_2014_03 Administrative Improvements to the Outage Process [PDF 349kB]
16 August 2017
Meeting No. 2017-04
Meeting Papers [PDF 1.45MB]
Minutes [PDF 402kB]
ERA Presentation: ERA and Rule Changes [PDF 517kB]
AEMO and PUO Presentation: Meeting 2017-04 - Participant Modelling data [PDF 244kB]
12 July 2017
Meeting No. 2017-03
Meeting Papers [PDF 2.4MB]
Minutes [PDF 396kB]
RCP Support Presentation: Implementation of 30-Minute Balancing Gate Closure (RC_2017_02) [PDF 591kB]
RCP Support Presentation: Rule Change Proposal Prioritisation and Scheduling Framework [PDF 643kB]
14 June 2017
MAC Meeting No. 2017-02
Meeting Papers [PDF 1MB]
Minutes [PDF 365kB]
AEMO Presentation - Reserve Capacity Mechanism Prudential Impacts [PDF430kB]
1 May 2017
Meeting No. 2017-01
Meeting Papers [PDF 986kB]
Minutes [PDF 111kB]
Perth Energy presentation (RC_2017_02 - Implementation of 30-Minute Balancing Gate Closure) [PDF 784kB]
AEMO presentation (RC_2017_02 - Implementation of 30-Minute Balancing Gate Closure) [PDF 1.46MB]

MAC meetings held by the IMO

Until 2017 the MAC was managed by the IMO. All papers from those MAC meetings are available in the table below.

Date Documents
29 August 2016
Meeting No. 93
Meeting Papers [PDF 723 kB]
Presentation: Changes to the network connection costs and the effect on the Benchmark Reserve Capacity Price [PDF 231 kB]
Presentation - AEMO's Stakeholder engagement process [PDF 394 kB]
29 June 2016
Meeting No. 91
Meeting Papers [PDF 594 kB]
11 May 2016
Meeting No. 90
Meeting Papers [PDF 284 kB]
Minutes [PDF 119 kB]
13 April 2016
Meeting No. 89
Meeting Papers [PDF 323 kB]
Minutes [PDF 114 kB]
24 February 2016
Meeting No. 88
Meeting Papers [PDF 275 kB]
Minutes [PDF 121 kB]
11 November 2015
Meeting No. 86
Meeting Papers [PDF 312 kB]
Minutes [PDF 840 kB]
14 October 2015
Meeting No. 85
Meeting Papers [PDF 807 kB]
Minutes [PDF 230 kB]
9 September 2015
Meeting No. 84
Meeting Papers [PDF 1.7 MB]
Minutes [PDF 488 kB]
Presentation: Update on Competing Applications Groups [PDF 989 kB]
Presentation: 2015 Ancillary Services Plan and Report [PDF 491 kB]
Presentation: Enhancing forecasting capabilities in the IMO [PDF 829 kB]
12 August 2015
Meeting No. 83
Meeting Papers [PDF 1.1 MB]
Meeting [PDF 392 kB]
Agenda item 7 - Minutes from Industry discussion on Rule Change Process [PDF 146 kB]
Presentation: Operational aspects - Proposed New RC Process [PDF 60 kB]
22 July 2015
Meeting No. 82
Meeting Papers [PDF 1.6 MB]
Minutes [PDF 267 kB]
Presentation - Agenda item 8: Margin Values [PDF 421 kB]
Presentation - Agenda item 9: Deadband Control and the Application of the Technical Rules (Western Power) [PDF 1.2 MB]
17 June 2015
Meeting No. 81
Meeting Papers [PDF 870 kB]
Presentation - Agenda item 9: Key Findings of the 2014 ESOO [PDF 275 kB]
6 May 2015
Meeting No. 80
Meeting Papers [PDF 883 kB]
Meeting No. 80 [PDF 213 kB]
18 March 2015
Meeting No. 79
Meeting Papers [PDF 2.5 MB]
Minutes [PDF 408 kB]
Presentation: Agenda Item 4.1 - LFAS Update: LFAS Sculpting [PDF 1,174 kB]
Presentation: Agenda Item 4.2 - 2014 Market Audit [PDF 453 kB]
12 February 2015
Meeting No.78
Meeting Papers [PDF 1.5 MB]
Minutes [PDF 483 kB]
3 December 2014
Meeting No. 77
Meeting Papers [PDF 8.2 MB]
Minutes [PDF 303 kB]
Presentation: Agenda item 7.3 - Omnibus Rule Change [PDF 213 kB]
Presentation: Agenda item 8.1 - Development of a Constrained Grid [PDF 1.3 MB]
Presentation: Agenda item 8.2 - LFAS Investigation Update [PDF 686 kB]
24 September 2014
Meeting No. 75
Meeting Papers [PDF 1.2 MB]
Minutes [PDF 290 kB]
Presentation - Agenda Item 7c: Replacement of SCADA Values - Overview of Methodology [PDF 1.4 MB]
Out of Merit Dispatch - System Management [PDF 46 kB]
13 August 2014
Meeting No. 74
Meeting Papers [PDF 2.2 MB]
Minutes [PDF 130 kB]
Presentation - Agenda Item 6b: Reduced Frequency of Determining the EPL and MRCP (PRC_2014_04) [PDF 132 kB]
Presentation - Agenda Item 7a: Carbon Tax [PDF 198 kB]
Presentation - Agenda Item 7c: IMO Operational Plan [PDF 1.3 MB]
25 June 2014
Meeting No. 73
Meeting Papers [PDF 1.6 MB]
Minutes [PDF 128 kB]
14 May 2014
Meeting No. 71
Meeting Papers [PDF 2 MB]
Minutes [PDF 152 kB]
Presentation - Allocation of Spinning Reserve Costs [PDF 274 kB]
Presentation - Illustrative Options for Modifying STEM Timetable [PDF 2 MB/ Microsoft Power Point]
19 March 2014
Meeting No. 69
Meeting Papers [PDF 5.856 MB]
Minutes [PDF 163 kB]
Agenda Item 9 - Muja Bus-Tie Transformer Failure Update (System Management) [PDF 1.4 MB]
Agenda Item 9 - Muja Bus-Tie Transformer Failure Update: Impacts to Market (IMO) [PDF 714 kB]
Agenda Item 10 - LFAS Update (IMO/SM) [PDF 181 kB]
Agenda Item 11 - Wind Forecasting Update (IMO) [PDF 1.6 MB]
Agenda Item 12 - Load Forecasting Update (SM) [PDF 1.7 MB]
LFAS Monitoring Report - February 2014 [PDF 150 kB]
LFAS Monitoring Specification - February 2014 [PDF 166 kB]
11 December 2013
Meeting No. 67
Meeting Papers [PDF 3.5 MB]
Minutes [PDF 175 kB]
Agenda item 5 - Improvements to Energy Market Presentation (IMO) [PDF 130 kB]
Agenda item 9b - LFAS Requirement Investigation Update (IMO) [PDF 207 kB]
Agenda item 9d - Short Term Spinning Reserve Opportunity (SM) [PDF 1.1 MB]
13 November 2013
Meeting No. 66
Meeting Papers [PDF 1.3 MB]
Minutes [PDF 136 kB]
Agenda Item 7 - System Restart Service Issues Update (System Management) [PDF 2.6 MB]
Agenda Item 7 Attachment - Black Start Requirements on the SWIS (System Management) [PDF 40 kB]
Agenda Item 10 - LFAS Requirement Investigation Update (IMO/System Management) [PDF 1.2 MB]
Agenda item 10b - Proposed MAC Meeting Dates for 2014 [PDF 40 kB]
9 October 2013
Meeting No. 65
Meeting Papers [PDF 2.7 MB]
Minutes [PDF 152 kB]
Agenda Item 5a - Load Following 101 (System Management) [PDF 811 kB]
Agenda Item 5b - Load Following Investigation (IMO) [PDF 1.6 MB]
Agenda Item 8a - CP_2013_06 Dynamic Refunds and Reserve Capacity Price [PDF 7.5 MB]
7 August 2013
Meeting No. 63
Meeting Papers [PDF 3.8 MB]
Minutes [PDF 153 kB]
Agenda item 5a - Presentation: CP_2013_04 Outage Planning - Phase 2 [PDF 105 kB]
12 June 2013
Meeting No. 61
Meeting Papers [PDF 1.2 MB]
Minutes [PDF 102 kB]
10 April 2013
Meeting No. 59
Meeting Papers [PDF 3 MB]
Minutes [PDF 123 kB]
Presentation - System Management LFAS Update [PDF 789 kB]
20 March 2013
Meeting No. 58
Meeting Papers [PDF 1.6 MB]
Minutes [PDF 119 kB]
Agenda item 4a - Presentation: Collgar Wind Farm [PDF 147 kB]
Agenda item 5c - Presentation: CP_2013_01 IMO [PDF 2.7 MB]
Agenda item 6b - Presentation: PRC_2013_03 Western Power [PDF 74 kB]
12 December 2012
Meeting No. 56
Meeting Papers [PDF 601 kB]
Minutes [PDF 94 kB]
Agenda Item 4 Presentation - Collgar Wind Farm [PDF 310 kB]
Agenda Item 6 Presentation - Review of LFAS Quantity Requirements [PDF 1.6 MB]
14 November 2012
Meeting No. 55
Meeting Papers [PDF 775 kB]
Minutes [PDF 401 kB]
Update on PRC_2010_27 Presentation [PDF 1.2 MB]
Review of Notifications for Distribution Connected Generators Presentation [PDF 1.4 MB]
12 September 2012
Meeting No. 53
Meeting Papers [PDF 1.2 MB]
Minutes [PDF 90 kB]
8 August 2012
Meeting No. 52
Meeting Papers [PDF 1.5 MB]
Minutes [PDF 168 kB]
Synergy Concept Paper: Early entry capacity payments [PDF 60 kB]
11 July 2012
Meeting No. 51
MAC Meeting No. 51 Papers [PDF 2 MB]
MAC Meeting No. 51 Final Minutes [PDF 214 kB]
13 June 2012
Meeting No. 50
Meeting Papers [PDF 2.2 MB]
Minutes [PDF 164 kB]
Market Reform Presentation - Review of Planning Criterion [PDF 386 kB]
System Management Presentation - RCM Availability Curve Definition [PDF 76 kB]
IMO - 2011 Outage Planning Review Recommendations (Information Transparency) [PDF 1.2 MB]
18 April 2012
Meeting No. 48
Meeting Papers [PDF 780 kB]
Minutes [PDF 83 kB]
14 March 2012
Meeting No. 47
Meeting Papers [PDF 646 kB]
Minutes [PDF 70 kB]
8 February 2012
Meeting No. 46
Meeting Papers [PDF 1.3 MB]
Minutes [PDF 68 kB]
14 December 2011
Meeting No. 45
Meeting Papers [PDF 3.4 MB]
Minutes [PDF 88 kB]
System Management Presentation - RCM Availability Curve Calculation [PDF 47 kB]
16 November 2011
Meeting No. 44
MAC Meeting No. 43 Minutes for Review [PDF 77 kB]
Proposed MAC Meeting Dates for 2012 [PDF 16 kB]
2012 Review of MAC Composition [PDF 43 kB]
Appendix 1 - 2012 MAC Composition [PDF 20 kB]
5 October 2011
Meeting No. 43
Meeting Papers [PDF 2 MB]
Minutes [PDF 77 kB]
14 September 2011
Meeting No. 42
Meeting Papers [PDF 4 MB]
Minutes [PDF 68 kB]
10 August 2011
Meeting No. 41
Meeting Papers (sent out of session) [PDF 1.1 MB]
MAC Meeting No.41 MRCP Procedure Change comments and responses [PDF 67 kB]
13 July 2011
Meeting No. 40
Meeting Papers [PDF 576 kB]
Minutes [PDF 191 kB]
8 June 2011
Meeting No. 39
Meeting Papers [PDF 1.5 MB]
Minutes [PDF 81 kB]
Agenda Item 9a - Curtailable Load Dispatch for NCS Presentation [PDF 20 kB]
11 May 2011
Meeting No. 38
Meeting Papers [PDF 507 kB]
Minutes [PDF 67 kB]
Agenda Item 7a - Placement of Curtailable/Dispatchable Loads in the DMO [PDF 13 kB]
Agenda Item 7a Addendum - Placement of Curtailable/Dispatchable Loads in the DMO [PDF 7 kB]
Agenda Item 7b - Penetration of DSM in Reserve Capacity Procurement [PDF 223 kB]
13 April 2011
Meeting No. 37
Meeting Papers [PDF 1.8 MB]
Minutes [PDF 88 kB]
9 March 2011
Meeting No. 36
Meeting Papers [PDF 3.4 MB]
Minutes [PDF 87 kB]
9 February 2011
Meeting No. 35
Meeting Papers [PDF 4.2 MB]
Minutes [PDF 99 kB]
Dispatch of Generator vs DSM Presentation [PDF 198 kB]
EnerNOC - Relevant Demand Presentation [PDF 397 kB]
15 December 2010
Meeting No. 34
Meeting Papers [PDF 5.2 MB]
Minutes [PDF 95 kB]
10 November 2010
Meeting No. 33
Meeting Papers [PDF 4.4 MB]
Minutes [PDF 116 kB]
13 October 2010
Meeting No. 32
Meeting Papers [PDF 3.7 MB]
Minutes [PDF 149 kB]
8 September 2010
Meeting No. 31
Meeting Papers [PDF 1.8 MB]
Minutes [PDF 77 kB]
11 August 2010
Meeting No. 30
Meeting Papers [PDF 6.7 MB]
Minutes [PDF 102 kB]
19 July 2010
Special Meeting No.3
Meeting Papers [PDF 2.6 MB]
Minutes [PDF 47 kB]
16 June 2010
Meeting No. 29
Agenda [PDF 125 kB]
Minutes of Meeting 28 [PDF 530 kB]
Agenda Item 4 Actions arising [PDF 134 kB]
Agenda item 4 Appendix 1 [PDF 14 kB]
Agenda item 4 Appendix 2 [PDF 66 kB]
Agenda item 5a [PDF 140 kB]
Agenda item 5b [PDF 50 kB]
Agenda item 5c [PDF 497 kB]
Agenda item 6a [PDF 128 kB]
Agenda item 7a [PDF 126 kB]
Agenda item 7a appendix 1 [PDF 22 kB]
Agenda item 7b [PDF 57 kB]
Agenda item 7b appendix 1 [PDF 19 kB]
Agenda item 7c [PDF 123 kB]
Agenda item 9a [PDF 65 kB]
Agenda item 9b cover paper [PDF 55 kB]
Agenda item 9b extension [PDF 161 kB]
Agenda item 10 [PDF 54 kB]
Agenda item 10 appendix 1 [PDF 54 kB]
MAC Meeting No. 29 FINAL Minutes [PDF 69 kB]
12 May 2010
Meeting No. 28
Agenda [PDF 129 kB]
Minutes of Meeting 28 [PDF 96 kB]
Agenda item 4 [PDF 130 kB]
Agenda item 5a [PDF 139 kB]
Agenda item 5b [PDF 160 kB]
Agenda item 5c [PDF 63 kB]
Agenda item 6a [PDF 125 kB]
Agenda item 7a [PDF 127 kB]
Agenda item 7a appendix 1 [PDF 23 kB]
Agenda item 7b [PDF 125 kB]
Agenda item 7b appendix 1 [PDF 3 MB]
Agenda item 7c [PDF 56 kB]
Agenda item 8b [PDF 1.1 MB]
Agenda item 9a [PDF 80 kB]
Agenda item 9b [PDF 496 kB]
Agenda item 10 [PDF 132 kB]
MRDR Development Pathway Decision: Approval and Timeframe Framework [PDF 273 kB]
Balancing Support Contract Presentation [PDF 26 kB]
MAC Meeting No. 28 FINAL Minutes [PDF 137 kB]
14 April 2010
Special Meeting No.2
Meeting Papers [PDF 4.4 MB/ ZIP Archive]
Minutes [PDF 959 kB]
10 March 2010
Meeting No. 27
Agenda [PDF 127 kB]
Minutes of Meeting 26 [PDF 95 kB]
Minutes of meeting 26 appendix 1 [PDF 316 kB]
Agenda item 4 [PDF 136 kB]
Agenda item 4 appendix 1 [PDF 107 kB]
Agenda item 5a [PDF 134 kB]
Agenda item 5c [PDF 140 kB]
Agenda item 5c appendix 1 [PDF 552 kB]
Agenda item 5d [PDF 143 kB]
Agenda item 5e [PDF 131 kB]
Agenda item 5f [PDF 168 kB]
Agenda item 5g [PDF 98 kB]
Agenda item 5h [PDF 208 kB]
Agenda item 6a [PDF 133 kB]
Agenda item 7a [PDF 721 kB]
Agenda item 7b [PDF 125 kB]
Agenda item 7b appendix 1 [PDF 3 MB]
Agenda item 7c [PDF 238 kB]
Agenda item 8a [PDF 643 kB]
Agenda item 8b [PDF 132 kB]
Agenda item 8c [PDF 44 kB]
MAC Meeting No. 27 Minutes [PDF 147 kB]
10 February 2010
Meeting No. 26
Agenda meeting 26 [PDF 127 kB]
Minutes meeting 25 [PDF 1.8 MB]
Agenda item 4 [PDF 140 kB]
Actions appendix 1 [PDF 61 kB]
Agenda item 6a [PDF 136 kB]
Agenda item 6b [PDF 136 kB]
Agenda item 7a [PDF 136 kB]
Agenda item 7b [PDF 205 kB]
Agenda item 8a [PDF 128 kB]
Agenda item 8a appendix 1 [PDF 25 kB]
Agenda item 8a appendix 2 [PDF 21 kB]
Agenda item 8b [PDF 128 kB]
MAC Meeting No. 26 Minutes [PDF 86 kB]
20 January 2010
Special Meeting
Meeting Papers [PDF 711 kB]
Minutes [PDF 48 kB]
Oates Review Market Rules Discussion paper: Greg Thorpe Presentation [PDF 867 kB]
9 December 2009
Meeting No. 25
Meeting Papers [PDF 1.5 MB/ ZIP Archive]
Minutes [PDF 79 kB]
11 November 2009
Meeting No. 24
Meeting Papers [PDF 1.6 MB/ ZIP Archive]
Minutes [PDF 3.9 MB]
14 October 2009
Meeting No. 23
Meeting Papers [PDF 5.5 MB/ ZIP Archive]
Minutes [PDF 85 kB]
09 September 2009
Meeting No. 22
Meeting Papers [PDF 1.7 MB/ ZIP Archive]
Minutes [PDF 2 MB]
14 July 2009
Meeting No. 21
Meeting Papers [PDF 2 MB/ ZIP Archive]
Minutes [PDF 761 kB]
10 June 2009
Meeting No. 20 - 10 June 2009
Meeting Papers [PDF 2.6 MB/ ZIP Archive]
Minutes [PDF 85 kB]
29 April 2009
Meeting No. 19 - 29 April 2009
Meeting Papers [PDF 2.9 MB/ ZIP Archive]
Minutes [PDF 434 kB]
11 March 2009
Meeting No. 18
Meeting Papers [PDF 2 MB/ ZIP Archive]
Minutes [PDF 77 kB]
11 February 2009
Meeting No. 17
Meeting Papers [PDF 4.4 MB/ ZIP Archive]
Minutes [PDF 93 kB]
10 December 2008
Meeting No. 16
Meeting Papers [PDF 2.5 MB/ ZIP Archive]
Minutes [PDF 65 kB]
8 October 2008
Meeting No. 15
Meeting Papers [PDF 1.7 MB/ ZIP Archive]
Minutes [PDF 47 kB]
10 September 2008
Meeting No. 14
Meeting Papers [PDF 1 MB/ ZIP Archive]
Minutes [PDF 46 kB]
20 August 2008
Meeting No. 13
Meeting Papers [PDF 676 kB/ ZIP Archive]
Minutes [PDF 42 kB]
14 May 2008
Meeting No. 12
Meeting Papers [PDF 684 kB/ ZIP Archive]
Minutes [PDF 49 kB]
12 March 2008
Meeting No. 11
MAC Papers [PDF 886 kB/ ZIP Archive]
Minutes [PDF 59 kB]
13 February 2008
Meeting No. 10
Meeting Papers [PDF 1.1 MB/ ZIP Archive]
Minutes [PDF 53 kB]
12 December 2007
Meeting No. 9
Meeting Papers [PDF 626 kB/ ZIP Archive]
Minutes [PDF 53 kB]
14 November 2007
Meeting No. 8
Meeting Papers [PDF 1 MB/ ZIP Archive]
Minutes [PDF 48 kB]
10 October 2007
Meeting No. 7
Meeting Papers [PDF 868 kB/ ZIP Archive]
Minutes [PDF 49 kB]
12 September 2007
Meeting No. 6
Meeting Papers [PDF 433 kB/ ZIP Archive]
Minutes [PDF 42 kB]
11 July 2007
Meeting No. 5
Meeting Papers [PDF 481 kB/ ZIP Archive]
Minutes [PDF 42 kB]
13 June 2007
Meeting No. 4
Meeting Papers [PDF 339 kB/ ZIP Archive]
Minutes [PDF 40 kB]
9 May 2007
Meeting No. 3
Meeting Papers [PDF 694 kB/ ZIP Archive]
Minutes [PDF 53 kB]
28 March 2007
Meeting No. 2
Meeting Papers [PDF 274 kB/ ZIP Archive]
Minutes [PDF 44 kB]
28 February 2007
Meeting No. 1
Meeting Papers [PDF 68 kB/ ZIP Archive]
Minutes [PDF 37 kB]
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