On Thursday, the Chief Rabbinate Council is scheduled to hold meeting to discuss the High Court's ruling that obliged the Chief Rabbinate according to authorize rabbis to grant kashrut certificates in towns where the local rabbis are unwilling to give a selling permit.
If the Council upholds the High Court's ruling, the crisis will be resolved and Tzohar might decide to hold-off on the alternative apparatus.
This is what the certificate looks like
Four prominent figures - Rabbis Dov Lior, Ya'acov Ariel, Haim Druckman and Tzfania Drori - are mentioned on the Kashrut certificates as "Chairs of the Supervision Committee," and the committee's coordinator, Rabbi David Stav is signed.
Tzohar clarifies that they have no intention of replacing or competing with the Chief Rabbinate but only implement its Shmita policy.