International Standards and Conformity Assessment for all electrical, electronic and related technologies

SC 37A

Low-voltage surge protective devices





Approval %
16 16 100 >50% APPROVED


Number of


approving and

24 6 >=4 (if <=16)
>=5 (if >=17)

 Illustration: Voting

Voting Result


Document 37A/248/NP


Project : IEC 61643-31 ED1

Future IEC 61643-31/Ed1: Low voltage surge protective devices for D.C.specific application - Part 31: Surge Protective Devices connected to the D.C. side of photovoltaic installations - Requirements and test methods


Reference Circulation date Closing date Downloads
37A/248/NP 2013-07-26 2013-11-01
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Result of Voting

Australia P 2013-11-01 Y Y N Y -
Austria P 2013-10-29 Y N N N Y
Belgium O 2013-10-08 A N N N -
Brazil P 2013-11-01 A N N N -
Bulgaria O
Canada O
China P 2013-10-29 Y Y N Y -
Croatia O
Czech Republic P 2013-10-30 Y N Y N -
Denmark O 2013-11-01 Y N N N Y
Finland P 2013-10-28 A N N N -
France P 2013-10-29 Y N N Y Y
Germany P 2013-10-28 Y Y N Y Y
Greece P 2013-10-30 A N N N -
Hungary O
India O
Ireland O 2013-10-29 Y N N N -
Italy P 2013-10-31 Y Y N N Y
Japan P 2013-10-28 Y N N N -
Korea, Republic of P 2013-10-31 Y N N Y Y
Netherlands P 2013-10-30 A N N N -
New Zealand O
Norway O
Oman O
Poland P 2013-10-30 Y N N N -
Portugal P 2013-11-01 A N N N -
Qatar - 2013-10-30 Y Y N N -
Romania O
Russian Federation P 2013-11-01 A N N N -
Serbia P 2013-10-21 Y N Y N Y
Singapore O
Slovenia P
South Africa P 2013-11-01 Y N Y N -
Spain P 2013-10-31 Y N N N -
Sweden P 2013-10-29 A N N N -
Switzerland P 2013-10-16 Y N N N -
Turkey O
Ukraine O
United Kingdom P 2013-10-25 Y N N Y -
United States of America P 2013-10-30 Y N N N Y


The final result of voting will be indicated in the Report of Voting (RVN), as P-members have the possibility to nominate an expert one month after the closing date -- complete information in AC/172/2000

  1. Approving: Does the National Committee approve the addition of the new proposal to the program of work of the committee [Yes/No] ?

  2. Only votes received from P-members before the closing date are counted in determining the decision.

  3. P-members not voting: Slovenia(1)

  4. CD/CDV: Does the National Committee agree with direct submission of the draft accompanying the proposal as a Committee Draft/Committee Draft for Voting [Y if Yes] ?

  5. Participation : Is the National Committee prepared to participate in the development of the project [Yes/No] ? (Only those voting in favour of the proposal itself have their willingness to participate considered as part of the final decision.)

  6. Acceptance criteria for TS/IS:

    • approval of the work item by a simple majority of the P-members voting

    • at least 4 P-members in the case of a committee with 16 or fewer P-members, or at least 5 P-members in the case of committees with 17 or more P-members, have nominated or confirmed the name of an expert and approved the new work item proposal

*Comments rejected because they were not submitted in the IEC Comment form.
**Vote rejected due to lack of justification statement.