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The 2 most recent CAB meeting reports and decisions

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CAB/1803/DL

List of decisions from CAB meeting 44, Busan (KR), 2018-10-22

2018-10-23
CAB/1759/DL

List of the decisions from CAB meeting 43, Geneva, 2018-06-11

2018-06-12
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CAB/1767A/RM

Confirmed report of CAB meeting 43 held in Geneva (CH), on 2018-06-11

2018-08-17
CAB/1708B/RM

Revised confirmed report of CAB meeting 42 held in Vladivostok, on 2017-10-09

2018-06-22
 

XLS List of all CAB Decisions

List of all CAB Decision Documents (DL) and Confirmed Reports of Meetings (RM) available for download.

CAB Decisions List (from the 2 most recent Decision Lists)

Meeting/ Decision
Date
Location
Decision
Decision List/ Report

42/1

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

Decision 42/01 – Approval of the agenda

The CAB approved the agenda contained in CAB/1657C/DA with the addition of two late documents, CAB/1700/R under Item 6.2 and CAB/1701/DV under Item 6.3.2.

CAB/1699A/DL
CAB/1708A/RM

42/2

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

DecisionDecision 42/02 – Approval of the consent agenda items

CAB, by consent, noted and approved the 15 documents listed in Annex A to this decision list as consent agenda documents, and expressed appreciation to all those concerned with their creation and submission.

CAB/1699A/DL
CAB/1708A/RM

42/3

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

DecisionDecision 42/03 – CAB WG membership

The CAB noted document CAB/1682/INF and appointed the new members identified therein to the respective Working Groups with the addition of Nickolay I. Fayzrakhmanov in WG 10.

CAB/1699A/DL
CAB/1708A/RM

42/4

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

DecisionDecision 42/04 – Vademecum

The CAB thanked the Task Force Convenor, Mr Steve Margis, for the report, CAB/1676/R, and for the seven recommendations contained therein and decided to treat each as follows:
A1: CAB approved the Vademecum Edition 1.1 for publication.
A2: CAB approved this recommendation to modify the document IEC CAB-P01 and tasked the CAB Secretariat with completing it before the June 2018 CAB meeting.
A3: CAB did not agree to this recommendation to remove the reference to ISO/IEC Directives from document IEC CA 01 until the CA Directives in A4 are completed.
A4: CAB approved this recommendation to develop an IEC CA Directives and tasked WG 10 with providing an update on this task to CAB by its June 2018 meeting.
A5: CAB approved this recommendation to review the CAB Policy document and tasked WG 10 with completing it for approval by CAB.
A6: CAB approved this recommendation and tasked WG 10 with formulating a recommendation for a modification to the IEC Statutes and Rules of Procedures and submitting it to CAB for approval at its June 2018 meeting.
A7: CAB then disbanded the Vademecum task force.

CAB/1699A/DL
CAB/1708A/RM

42/5

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

DecisionDecision 42/05 – CAB ahg for committee rules

The CAB thanked the Convenor, Mr Simon Barrowcliff, for his verbal report and instructed this group to complete the task given to it in CAB Decision 41/18 (from June 2017) by making a proposal to CAB for approval at its June 2018 meeting.

CAB/1699A/DL
CAB/1708A/RM

42/6

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

DecisionDecision 42/06 – Report from ahg BizL

The CAB thanked the Convenor, Mr Uwe Kampet, for his verbal report and, recognizing that he was completing his final term as a CAB Member and was therefore stepping down as the Convenor at the end of 2017, further thanked him for having lead this group. CAB then appointed Mr Gerhard Imgrund as the interim Convenor of this group pending a new Convenor appointment at the June 2018 CAB meeting. Finally CAB encouraged the interim Convenor to lead the group to complete the outstanding tasks (given in CAB Decision 41/22 from June 2017) within the requested time delay. 

CAB/1699A/DL
CAB/1708A/RM

42/7

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

DecisionDecision 42/07 – ahg BizL conversion to a Working Group

The CAB converted the BizL ahg into a Working Group and supports the eventual conversion into a CAB committee once the committee rules have been approved. 

CAB/1699A/DL
CAB/1708A/RM

42/8

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

DecisionDecision 42/08 – ahg BizL call for experts and new convenor

CAB approved a call for members and a new convenor for the BizL ahg to be circulated by the CAB Secretariat at the beginning of 2018 once the new members of CAB have officially joined the CAB.

CAB/1699A/DL
CAB/1708A/RM

42/9

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

DecisionDecision 42/09 – CAB WG 10 on Policy and Strategy

The CAB thanked the WG 10 Convenor, Mr Shawn Paulsen, for the report, CAB/1687/R, providing feedback on a SWOT analysis and, recognizing the tasks and timelines assigned to WG 10 in CAB Decision 42/04, further tasked this group with evaluating the SWOT feedback, also in relationship to the new IEC Masterplan and implementation plan, and providing recommendations towards an IEC CA strategic plan, and complete this analysis and recommendations by the IEC GM CAB meeting in 2018.

CAB/1699A/DL
CAB/1708A/RM

42/10

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

DecisionDecision 42/10 – CAB WG 11 on CA Systems issues

The CAB thanked the WG 11 Convenor, Mr Tim Duffy, for his verbal report and, noting the successful development and approval of both the HBR Ed. 2.0 and the IEC CAB Policy of Peer Assessment Fundamentals, also noting both some longstanding tasks still remaining and some newly assigned tasks, provides the following priorities and time lines to WG 11:
- CAB Decision 37/13 (2015) – standalone scheme rules
Timeline: to provide an update at the June 2018 CAB meeting.
- CAB Decision 39/20 A.9 (2016) – concerning harmonisation of scheme rules for personnel competencies.
Timeline: to provide an update at the June 2018 CAB meeting.
- CAB Decision 41/38 (2017) – CA Systems/MB re-endorsement process and stakeholder involvement common process
Timeline: to be completed for approval at the June 2018 CAB meeting.

CAB/1699A/DL
CAB/1708A/RM

42/11

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

DecisionDecision 42/11 – CAB WG 14 on Promotion

The CAB thanked the WG 14 Convenor, Mr Ian Forte, for the document, CAB/1678/R, and approved the newly proposed Terms of Reference (ToR) therein, with the modification that "delegate" is replaced by "recommend to the appropriate body" in ToR item (iii), and in Item (i) that bullet point two is changed to read "Ensure that an appropriate CA System's delegate is a member of WG 14".

CAB/1699A/DL
CAB/1708A/RM

42/12

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

DecisionDecision 42/12 – CAB WG 17 – Cyber Security

The CAB thanked the WG 17 Convenor, Mr Pierre Selva, for his verbal report and thanked the German NC for their proposal given in document CAB/1679/DC, with comments in CAB/1679A/CC. CAB recognized that efficiency could be gained by concentrating all IEC operational CA cybersecurity activities.

To serve the needs of the market and regulators, IECEE shall serve as the focus point for technical evaluation forming part of the conformity assessment services for all IEC CA Systems. The other IEC CA Systems shall define any additional sector-specific requirements as far as appropriate.

The CAB recognized the importance to maintain a strong contact and relationship with UNECE with the goal of creating a Common Regulatory Objectives best practice document for use by regulators, as was created with IECEx in 2011.

CAB/1699A/DL
CAB/1708A/RM

42/13

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

DecisionDecision 42/13 – IECRE Annual report

The CAB, noting document CAB/1658/R, and recognizing that there were no matters for discussion or action by CAB, thanked the IECRE Executive Secretary, Mr Kerry McManama, for his additional verbal report.

CAB/1699A/DL
CAB/1708A/RM

42/14

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

DecisionDecision 42/14 – IECRE 2016 accounts

The CAB approved the IECRE audited accounts for 2016 contained in CAB/1659/DV.

CAB/1699A/DL
CAB/1708A/RM

42/15

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

DecisionDecision 42/15 – IECRE 2017 Financial forecast

In view of the remarks given in CAB/1660/INF CAB therefore encouraged IECRE both to review its funding model and, together with the IECRE MBs, the MB participants and the IEC CO, to seek greater opportunities to promote the IECRE and its activities to the key sector stakeholders with a focus on financiers, insurers and governments.

CAB/1699A/DL
CAB/1708A/RM

42/16

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

DecisionDecision 42/16 – IECRE 03 Ed. 1.0 ME-OMC - Rules of Procedure

The CAB endorsed IECRE 03 Ed. 1.0 ME-OMC - Rules of Procedure as given in document CAB/1690/DV.

CAB/1699A/DL
CAB/1708A/RM

42/17

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

DecisionDecision 42/17 – IECEx Annual report

The CAB noted and endorsed the annual report given in document CAB/1661/R, as supplemented by CAB/1700/R, and thanked the IECEx Vice-Chair, Mr Alexander Zalogin, for his additional verbal report.

CAB/1699A/DL
CAB/1708A/RM

42/18

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

DecisionDecision 42/18 – IECEx 2016 accounts

The CAB approved the IECEx audited accounts for 2016 contained in CAB/1663/DV.

CAB/1699A/DL
CAB/1708A/RM

42/19

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

DecisionDecision 42/19 – IECEx Vice-Chair appointment

The CAB, noting the document CAB/1662/DV, accepts the nomination of Mr Marty Cole as the IECEx Vice-Chair and appoints him to this position for a 3 years term from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2020.

CAB/1699A/DL
CAB/1708A/RM

42/20

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

DecisionDecision 42/20 – IECEx Treasurer re-appointment

The CAB, noting the document CAB/1661/R, as supplemented by CAB/1700/R, accepts the nomination of Mr Thierry Houeix as the IECEx Treasurer and re-appoints him to this position for a further 3 years term from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2020.

CAB/1699A/DL

CAB/1708A/RM

42/21

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

DecisionDecision 42/21 – IECEx Supplement to the IEC HBR Ed 2.0

The CAB approves the IECEx supplement to the Harmonised Basic Rules IEC CA 01 Ed. 2.0, as indicated in the document CAB/1664/DV, including the modification to clause 7.102 and the addition of clause 12.2, as indicated in clause 1.4 of document CAB/1700/R.

CAB/1699A/DL
CAB/1708A/RM

42/22

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

DecisionDecision 42/22 – IECQ Annual report

The CAB noted and endorsed the annual report given in document CAB/1665/R and thanked the IECQ Chair, Mrs Marie-Elisabeth d'Ornano, for her additional verbal report.

CAB/1699A/DL
CAB/1708A/RM

42/23

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

DecisionDecision 42/23 – IECQ 2016 accounts

The CAB approved the IECQ audited accounts for 2016 contained in CAB/1666/DV.

CAB/1699A/DL
CAB/1708A/RM

42/24

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

DecisionDecision 42/24 – IECQ Supplement to the IEC HBR Ed 2.0

The CAB approved the IECQ supplement to the Harmonised Basic Rules IEC CA 01 Ed. 2.0, as indicated in the document CAB/1667/DV including the modification to clauses 7.4 and 7.5 as indicated in document CAB/1701/DV.

CAB/1699A/DL
CAB/1708A/RM

42/25

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

DecisionDecision 42/25 – IECEE Annual report

The CAB noted and endorsed the annual report given in document CAB/1668/R and thanked the IECEE Executive Secretary, Mr Kerry McManama, for his additional verbal report.

CAB/1699A/DL
CAB/1708A/RM

42/26

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

DecisionDecision 42/26 – IECEE 2016 accounts

The CAB approved the IECEE audited accounts for 2016 contained in CAB/1669/DV.

CAB/1699A/DL
CAB/1708A/RM

42/27

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

DecisionDecision 42/27 – revised IECEE Supplement to the IEC HBR Ed 1.0

The CAB approved the revised second edition IECEE supplement to the Harmonised Basic Rules IEC CA 01 Ed. 1.0, as indicated in the document CAB/1670/DV.

CAB/1699A/DL
CAB/1708A/RM

42/28

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

DecisionDecision 42/28 – Gratitude to Affiliate Country Leadership

The CAB expressed its gratitude to the Affiliate Leader, Mrs Rosario Uria, for her presentation to the CAB, document CAB/1695/INF, and report, CAB/1692/R. The CAB recognized the growth of the Affiliate Country programme with, today, 87 countries of which 56 of those with NECs. The CAB also appreciated the value and the efforts of the ACAS programme, was encouraged by its growth currently to 15 countries and 7 declarations, and the three ACAS events, in Costa Rica, Kenya and Peru, since the last report.

CAB/1699A/DL
CAB/1708A/RM

42/29

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

DecisionDecision 42/29 – Gratitude to Mr Jan-Henrik Tiedemann

The CAB expressed its gratitude and appreciation to Mr Tiedemann, the IEC Community Manager, for his interesting and informative presentations concerning the IEC IT department and its processes, and the new IEC Academy, training school, which CAB intended to use extensively. CAB also requested that the IEC CA Systems' documents should be managed by the centralised document system.

CAB/1699A/DL
CAB/1708A/RM

42/30

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

DecisionDecision 42/30 – Gratitude to Mr Andrey Lotsmanov of RSPP

The CAB expressed its gratitude to Mr Andrey Lotsmanov, First Deputy Head of RSPP (the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs), for his presentation, CAB/1693/INF, was impressed by the size and range of the membership and the percentage of Russian GDP that is represented and appreciated the results achieved in its efforts to align with world's best legislative practices. CAB also encouraged continued and increased interaction with RSPP.

CAB/1699A/DL
CAB/1708A/RM

42/31

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

DecisionDecision 42/31 – Gratitude to Mr Claude Koutoua of AFSEC

The CAB expressed its gratitude to Mr Claude Koutoua, President of AFSEC (African Electrotechnical Standards Commission), for his presentation, CAB/1694/INF, recognized the difficult situation in Africa in terms of product dumping, product quality issues, identification of valid certificates and other quality issues, and appreciated the proposed potential support areas, which CAB promised to take into consideration.

CAB/1699A/DL
CAB/1708A/RM

42/32

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

DecisionDecision 42/32 – Gratitude to Dr Bernhard Thies of CENELEC

The CAB expressed its gratitude to Dr Bernhard Thies, CENELEC President, for his presence at this meeting and for his interesting and informative presentation given in document CAB/1697/INF. CAB further appreciated the expression of strong support by CENELEC towards IEC and proposed that CENELEC work closely with IEC CA Systems in the domain of cybersecurity.

CAB/1699A/DL
CAB/1708A/RM

42/33

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

DecisionDecision 42/33 – Gratitude to Mr Basem Salameh of GSO

The CAB expressed its gratitude to Mr Basem Salameh, Conformity Assessment Specialist GSO (GCC Standardization Organization), for his presence at this meeting and for his interesting and informative presentation given in document CAB/1696/INF.

CAB further requested if GSO could develop and publish a guidance document describing how reports and certificates from IEC CA services can be used as proof of conformity within the GCC region, in line with the IEC-GSO cooperation agreement.

CAB/1699A/DL
CAB/1708A/RM

42/34

2017-10-09 Vladivostok

DecisionDecision 42/34 – Attesting compliance with additional/complementary requirements to the IEC standards

The CAB thanked Mr Trond Sollie for the document CAB/1680A/DC with comments in CAB/1680C/CC and for his additional verbal comments. CAB noted that the IEC CA Policy already allowed for the assessment and attestation of conformity with requirements that are additional/complementary to those in the IEC and/or ISO standards, identifying current examples within existing CA Systems, IECEx personnel certification and regulations through the IECQ hazardous substances scheme (HSPM).
In the specific question of CA services, to attest to national E3 requirements, CAB recognized the current position of the IECEE. Any request for certification to requirements or specifications other than those in IEC or ISO standards by the IEC CA Systems should use the current process of seeking approval by CAB.

CAB/1699A/DL
CAB/1708A/RM

41/1

2017-06-13 Letter ballot

DecisionDecision 41/01 – IECRE Treasurer re-appointment

The CAB, noting the document CAB/1594/DV, accepts the nomination of Mr Lars Sitzki as the IECRE Treasurer and re-appoints him to this position for a new 3 years term from 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2019.

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/2

2017-06-13 Letter ballot

DecisionDecision 41/02 – Publication of consolidated CABPUB processes

The CAB, noting the document CAB/1596/DV, accepts the publication given in Annex B.

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/3

2017-06-13 Letter ballot

DecisionDecision 41/03 – Publication of Vademecum document

The CAB, noting the document CAB/1597/DV, accepts the publication given in Annex B.

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/4

2017-06-13 Letter ballot

DecisionDecision 41/04 – IECEE Supplement to IEC CA 01

The CAB, noting the document CAB/1599/DV, accepts the publication given in Annex B.

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/5

2017-06-13 Letter ballot

DecisionDecision 41/05 – Draft concept for a brochure and e-learning program

The CAB, noting the document CAB/1601/DV, approves the Draft concept given in Annex B.

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/6

2017-06-13 Letter ballot

DecisionDecision 41/06 – IECRE Supplement to IEC CA 01

The CAB, noting the document CAB/1606/DV, approves the publication given in Annex B.

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/7

2017-06-13 Letter ballot

DecisionDecision 41/07 – IECEE Budget 2018

Noting the positive ballot reported in CAB/1608A/RV, the CAB approved the IECEE budget for 2018 contained in CAB/1608/DV.

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/8

2017-06-13 Letter ballot

DecisionDecision 41/08 – IECEx Budget 2018

Noting the positive ballot reported in CAB/1609A/RV, the CAB approved the IECEx budget for 2018 contained in CAB/1609/DV.

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/9

2017-06-13 Letter ballot

DecisionDecision 41/09 – IECQ Budget 2018

Noting the positive ballot reported in CAB/1610A/RV, the CAB approved the IECQ budget for 2018 contained in CAB/1610/DV.

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/10

2017-06-13 Letter ballot

DecisionDecision 41/10 – IECRE Budget 2018

Noting the positive ballot reported in CAB/1611A/RV, the CAB approved the IECRE budget for 2018 contained in CAB/1611/DV.

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/11

2017-06-13 Geneva

DecisionDecision 41/11 – Approval of the agenda

The CAB approved the agenda contained in CAB/1612D/DA with the modification that document CAB/1611A/RV containing comments about the IECRE 2018 budget in Item 4.5, was removed from the consent agenda and added to the main agenda.

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/12

2017-06-13 Geneva

DecisionDecision 41/12 – Approval of the consent agenda items

The document CAB/1611A/RV in Item 4.5, was removed from the consent agenda and added to the main agenda.
CAB then, by consent, noted and approved the 29 documents listed in Annex A to this decision list as consent agenda documents and expressed appreciation to all those concerned with their creation and submission.

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/13

2017-06-13 Geneva

DecisionDecision 41/13 – CAB WG membership

The CAB noted document CAB/1640/INF and appointed the new members identified therein to the respective working groups. 

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/14

2017-06-13 Geneva

DecisionDecision 41/14 – Gratitude to Antoinette Price

The CAB expressed its gratitude and appreciation to Ms Antoinette Price, from the IEC Marketing and Communications Department, for her interesting and informative report and presentation concerning the new web tool, IEC BaseCamp, and her explanation of the IEC Style Guide.

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/15

2017-06-13 Geneva

DecisionDecision 41/15 – Numbering of CAB documents

In response to document CAB/1625/DC, CAB decided to allow document types DV (Document for Vote) and DC (Document for Comment) to be submitted to CAB meetings, with the closing date being the meeting date by default, and with no subsequent RV (Report on Voting) nor CC (Compilation of Comments), respectively, circulated after the meeting, as these would be covered by the CAB meeting minutes. It was agreed that documents, excluding reports, submitted to a CAB meeting that specifically request comments or a decision, and that respect the eight weeks documents deadline, would be circulated as a DC or DV, respectively. 

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/16

2017-06-13 Geneva

DecisionDecision 41/16 – Vademecum

The CAB thanked the Task Force Convenor, Mr Steve Margis, for his verbal report, appreciated that the first of the two tasks assigned to it in Frankfurt had been completed and that feedback had been sought and received, was pleased to hear that a meeting had been scheduled to move the second task forward, requested that the feedback received be integrated into the document as well as make recommendations in other areas, and urged the group to complete its work by the next CAB meeting in Vladivostok.  

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/17

2017-06-13 Geneva

DecisionDecision 41/17 – Report from ahg on code of ethics/conduct

The CAB thanked the ahg Convenor Mr Andrew Evans for the report, CAB/1614/R, and congratulated the group for developing an excellent document. CAB then requested that the new code of conduct be published on the CAB webpage of the IEC website. CAB also recommended that the CA Systems consider this document and report back to CAB. The ahg was then disbanded.

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/18

2017-06-13 Geneva

DecisionDecision 41/18 – Report from ahg on Rules for Committees

The CAB thanked the Convenor, Mr Simon Barrowcliff, for the report and congratulated the group for the proposed CAB Committee Rules given in document CAB/1617/R. In view of the comments received, as reported in CAB/1617A/R, the ahg was requested to consider these and to submit an updated proposal at the next CAB meeting in Vladivostok.

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/19

2017-06-13 Geneva

DecisionDecision 41/19 – Report from the CAB ahg on feedback loop from CA to SD

The CAB thanked the ahg Convenor for the report given in document CAB/1616/R, and thanked the SMB Chair, Mr Ralph Sporer, for his explanations concerning this issue that was discussed the day before at the June SMB meeting. Mr Sporer said that SMB had taken Decision 159/18, which stated that an AC would be circulated expressing the need for TC/SCs to work more closely with the CA Systems on bidirectional feedback concerning CA Systems' decision sheets. The AC would be reviewed by both the CA and SD sides before its circulation. CAB then disbanded the ahg.

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/20

2017-06-13 Geneva

DecisionDecision 41/20 – Report from the CAB ahg on CA in standards

The CAB thanked the Convenor, Mr Gerhard Imgrund, for the report given in document CAB/1615/R, noted CAB Decision 41/05 (taken by correspondence) approving the Draft concept document, and decided to treat the recommendations given in the report as follows:
A.1: The document attached in the report shall be offered to the SMB for placing in the Resource Area for
TC/SCs on the IEC website.
A.2: The document attached in the report shall be placed in the Standing Documents section on the CAB webpage.
A.3: The ahg was disbanded.

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/21

2017-06-13 Geneva

DecisionDecision 41/21 – Training material for CA in standards

Following his report as the Convenor for the ahg on CA in standards, CAB thanked Mr Gerhard Imgrund for his offer to translate into English the PowerPoint presentation that was used during the German webinar on this subject. This translated presentation will be used as a source for training material for TO and TC/SC Chair, Secretary and expert. 

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/22

2017-06-13 Geneva

DecisionDecision 41/22 – Report from ahg BizL

The CAB thanked the Convenor, Mr Uwe Kampet, for the report given in document CAB/1613A/R, and the proposed list of potential new CA activities, and decided to treat the recommendations given therein as follows:
A.2: CAB took the decision to use this initial list as a basis for a living document that identifies and tracks future potential IEC CA activities.
A.3: CAB then assigned to this ahg the additional task to propose rules, procedures and structures to manage the list going forward, to propose systematic methods to determine priorities based on expressed market needs, to refine the list, and to complete these tasks by June 2018 and provide an update report to CAB at its next meeting in Vladivostok. CAB also encouraged representation by the CA Systems in this ahg.

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/23

2017-06-13 Geneva

DecisionDecision 41/23 – Report from CAB WG 10 – CA Policy and Strategy

The CAB thanked the Convenor, Mr Shawn Paulsen, for his verbal report and urged this working group to complete its assigned tasks and report back to CAB by its next meeting in Vladivostok.

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/24

2017-06-13 Geneva

DecisionDecision 41/24 – Report from CAB WG 11 – CA Systems' issues

The CAB thanked the Convenor, Mr Tim Duffy, for the report given in document CAB/1619/R and decided to treat the recommendations given therein as follows:
A.1: CAB approved the document titled IEC CAB Policy of Peer Assessment Fundamentals,
A.2: CAB approved Version 2.0 of the IEC CA 01 - IEC Conformity Assessment Systems' Basic Rules, with the modification to Clause 7.5 that was agreed by CAB during the meeting,
A.3: CAB approved the implementation timeline for Version 2.0 of IEC CA 01- IEC Conformity Assessment Systems' Basic Rules and the IEC CA Systems' Supplements,
A.4: CAB clarified the process for approving the IEC CA Systems' Supplements to the IEC CA 01 Basic Rules by stating that, in accordance with the IEC Statutes and Rules of Procedure, approval of the IEC CA Systems' Supplements is by CAB. In accordance with the WG 11 Terms of Reference, WG 11 will give its advice for CAB Members' consideration in their vote.
The CAB then urged WG 11 to move forward quickly to complete its remaining tasks by the June 2018 meeting and to give an update report at the next CAB meeting in Vladivostok.

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/25

2017-06-13 Geneva

DecisionDecision 41/25 – Report from CAB WG 14 - Promotion

The CAB thanked the Convenor, Mr Ian Forte, for the report given in document CAB/1618/R and, noting that its current tasks were completed, tasked this working group with proposing new ToR by the Vladivostok meeting for approval by CAB.

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/26

2017-06-13 Geneva

DecisionDecision 41/26 – Report from CAB WG 17 – Cyber Security

The CAB thanked the Convenor, Mr Pierre Selva, for the report given in document CAB/1626/R and urged the group to move quickly toward a situation where it could make concrete recommendations

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/27

2017-06-13 Geneva

DecisionDecision 41/27 – Report from CAB liaison to ACSEC - Security

The CAB, in the absence of its liaison officer to ACSEC, Mr Ken Modeste, thanked the CAB Secretary for the report on ACSEC activities given in document CAB/1642/R, and reiterated the importance of the Advisory Committee's work on creating a database of standards with cyber security content for future IEC CA cyber security activities. CAB encouraged the liaison officer to transmit this message back to ACSEC.

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/28

2017-06-13 Geneva

DecisionDecision 41/28 – Report from CAB liaison to ACEE – Energy Efficiency

The CAB thanked its liaison officer, Mr Toshiyuki Kajiya, for the report given in document CAB/1646/R and encouraged him to continue with this important liaison work.

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/29

2017-06-13 Geneva

DecisionDecision 41/29 – Liaison to ACART

The CAB approved Mr Byoung Kuk Lee as the CAB liaison to ACART, the
Advisory Committee on Applications of Robot Technology, thanked him for accepting this important role and encouraged him in this endeavour.

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/30

2017-06-13 Geneva

DecisionDecision 41/30 – Report from CAB liaison to SEG 7 – Smart Manufacturing

The CAB thanked its liaison office, Mr Bert Nagtegaal, for his verbal report and encouraged him to continue with this important liaison work.

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/31

2017-06-13 Geneva

DecisionDecision 41/31 – IECRE mid-year report

The CAB, noting document CAB/1623/R, thanked the IECRE Chair for his additional verbal report, and endorsed the IECRE 02 Edition 2.0 – Rules of Procedure (as required by IEC CA 01, clause 4g).

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/32

2017-06-13 Geneva

DecisionDecision 41/32 – Report on transition plan for IEC 61400-22

The CAB, noting document CAB/1624/R, thanked the IECRE Chair for his additional explanations, and approved the proposal to extend the transition of IEC 61400-22 to IECRE WE-OMC for completion by August 2018 (final limit). The CAB, recognizing that the original transition plan proposed by IECRE for completion in 2017 had not been achieved, urged the IECRE management to do whatever was necessary to complete this newly proposed transition by the due date.

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/33

2017-06-13 Geneva

DecisionDecision 41/33 – Information to SMB concerning transition plan for IEC 61400-22

The CAB, noting the report CAB/1623/R and its decision 41/32 approving the proposal to extend the transition of IEC 61400-22 to IECRE WE-OMC for completion by August 2018, agreed to inform the SMB of this decision and to pre-advise SMB that CAB, at the 2018 GM, will request SMB to withdraw IEC 61400-22 by the end of 2018. 

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/34

2017-06-13 Geneva

DecisionDecision 41/34 – IECEx mid-year report

The CAB, noting document CAB/1634/R, and recognizing that there were no matters for discussion or action by CAB, thanked the IECEx Chair for his additional verbal report.

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/35

2017-06-13 Geneva

DecisionDecision 41/35 – IECQ mid-year report

The CAB, noting document CAB/1635/R, and recognizing that there were no matters for discussion or action by CAB, thanked the IECQ Chair for her additional verbal report.

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/36

2017-06-13 Geneva

DecisionDecision 41/36 – IECQ LED

In noting the report from IECQ concerning feedback and complaints from manufacturers over objection to the Lumen Maintenance testing requirements requiring the undertaking of a 6000 hrs testing for Lumen Maintenance in IEC 62717, the CAB resolved to raise the issue with SMB with a view to seek TC 34's review of this requirement as contained in IEC 62717. Until resolved IECQ may need to consider mechanisms to address this issue.

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/37

2017-06-13 Geneva

DecisionDecision 41/37 – IECEE mid-year report

The CAB, noting document CAB/1622/R, and recognizing that there were no matters for discussion or action by CAB, thanked the IECEE Chair for his additional verbal report.

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/38

2017-06-13 Geneva

DecisionDecision 41/38 – concerning CB Decision 2016/005 requiring NCs to reconfirm their CA Systems' Member Bodies every five years.

The CAB, noting documents CAB/1592/DC and the subsequent comments received in CAB/1592A/CC, tasked WG 11 to coordinate with the CA Systems the development of a common process to implement the requirement that their respective Member Bodies demonstrate their reappointment by their respective NCs, each five years. An agreed process is expected to be submitted for CAB approval at its June 2018 meeting.

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM

41/39

2017-06-13 Geneva

DecisionDecision Decision 41/39 – IEC Coordinators in ISO/CASCO WGs

The CAB, noting document CAB/1628/INF, thanked the IEC Coordinators in ISO/CASCO WGs for their important contribution to the representation of IEC in these working group meetings and their reporting to the CAB. The CAB therefore thanks IEC Coordinators Mr Heribert Schorn, Mr Robert Sitzmann, Mr Mike Woebbeking, Mr Chris Agius and Mr David Hanlon, and strongly encouraged them to continue in this important work. 

CAB/1647/DL
CAB/1653A/RM