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Statutes / Directives / Agreement

Reference, Edition, Date, Title

Date 

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Statutes and Rules of Procedure
2021 edition
 
Historical versions available here

2021-12-20

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ISO/IEC Directives, Part 1:2022
Procedures for the technical work

2022-05-03

edition 18.0 (2022-05)
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edition 18.0 (2022-05) redline version
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ISO/IEC Directives, Part 1:2022 + IEC Supplement:2022
Procedures for the technical work - Procedures specific to IEC
 

2022-05-05

edition 18.0 (2022-05) consolidated with IEC Supplement, edition 16.0 (2022-05)
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ISO/IEC Directives, Main changes

2022-05-06

 

2021-05-19

overview of main changes in Part 1:2022 and in IEC Supplement:2022
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overview of main changes in Part 2:2021
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ISO/IEC Directives, Part 2:2021
Principles and rules for the structure and drafting of ISO and IEC documents

2021-05-19

edition 9.0 (2021-05)
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edition 9.0 (2021-05) redline version
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ISO/IEC Directives, IEC Supplement:2022
Procedures specific to IEC

2022-05-05

edition 16.0 (2022-05)
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edition 16.0 (2022-05) redline version
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ISO/IEC Directives, JTC 1 Supplement:2021
Procedures for technical work - Procedures specific to JTC 1
 

2021-06-01

edition 17 (2021-06) consolidated with JTC 1 Suplement (2021)
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Guidance and process for addressing misconduct and breaches of the Code of Conduct
Guidance for the actors in the IEC technical work on how to handle situations relating to misconduct and breaches of the Code of conduct for technical work

2021-03-31

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Guide for hosting TC meetings
Guidance for IEC National Committees (NC) for hosting Technical Committee (TC), Subcommittee (SC), Working Group (WG), Project Team (PT) and Maintenance Team (MT) meetings

2012-04-15

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IEC Code of conduct for technical work
The Code is an obligation for participation in IEC management and committees and their subgroups that work in the framework of the ISO/IEC Directives and IEC Statutes and rules of procedure.

2021-03-12

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Policies / Statements

Reference, Edition, Date, Title

Date

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Copyright Policy and Implementation Guidelines

2021-01-07

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Diversity statement

2020-06-26

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Sales Policy and Implementation Conditions

2019-2020

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Brand Policy and Implementation Guidelines

2019-08-30

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Patent Policy and Implementation Guidelines

2018-11-02

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Strategy documents

Title, description

Date

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IEC Strategic Plan
As a global membership association, the IEC has shaped its future strategy into three themes and nine strategic goals

2022-05-25

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Abbreviations, Acronyms and codes

Abbreviations/ Acronyms

Description

Category

AAR

Annual Re-Assessment Report

Conformity Assessment

AC

Administrative Circular

Working document

ACAG

Assessment & Certification Advisory Group

Conformity Assessment

ACD

Approved for CD

Publication Stage Codes

ACDV

Approved for CDV

Publication Stage Codes

ACEA

Advisory Committee on Environmental Aspects

General

ACEC

Advisory Committee on Electromagnetic Compatibility

General

ACEE

Advisory Committee on Energy Efficiency

General

ACOS

Advisory Committee on Safety

General

ACTAD

Advisory Committee on Electricity Transmission and Distribution

General

ACTEL

Advisory Committee on Telecommunication

General

ADTR

Approved for DTR

Publication Stage Codes

ADTS

Approved for DTS

Publication Stage Codes

AFDIS

Approved for FDIS

Publication Stage Codes

AGS

Advisory Group on Strategy (TC 100)

General

APUB

Approved for publication

Publication Stage Codes

ARVD

Revised Report of Voting on FDIS

BoA

Board of Appeals

Conformity Assessment

BPUB

Being published

Publication Stage Codes

BR

Basic Rules

Conformity Assessment

C

Council

Working document

CA

Conformity Assessment

General

CAB

Conformity Assessment Board

Conformity Assessment

CABPUB

ISO/IEC publication under the responsibility of the CAB

Working document

CAG

Chairman's Advisory Group

Conformity Assessment

CAG

Chairman's Advisory Group (for TC/SCs)

General

CAN

Draft cancelled

Publication Stage Codes

CASCO

ISO Conformity Assessment Committee

Conformity Assessment

CB

Council Board

General

CB Scheme

IECEE scheme for product test certificates

Conformity Assessment

CC

Compilation of Comments

Working document

CCAF

CENELEC Conformity Assessment Forum

Conformity Assessment

CCDV

Draft circulated as CDV

Publication Stage Codes

CD

Committee Draft

Working document

CD

Committee Draft

Publication Stage Codes

CD-TSTR

CD for TS/TR

CDF

Comité des finances (Finance Committee)

General

CDISH

Draft circulated as DISH

Publication Stage Codes

CDM

CD to be discussed at meeting

Publication Stage Codes

CDPAS

Draft circulated as DPAS

Publication Stage Codes

CDTR

Draft circulated as DTR

Publication Stage Codes

CDTS

Draft circulated as DTS

Publication Stage Codes

CDV

Committee Draft for Vote

Working document

CDVM

Rejected CDV to be discussed at meeting

Publication Stage Codes

CE

Comité d'Etudes (Technical Committee)

General

CEN

Comité Européen de Normalisation (European Committee for Standardization)

General

CENELEC (CLC)

Comité Européen de Normalisation Electrotechnique (European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization)

General

CFDIS

Draft circulated as FDIS

Publication Stage Codes

CMC

Certification Management Committee

Conformity Assessment

CN

Comité National (National Committee)

General

CO

Central Office

General

CTL

Committee of Testing Laboratories

Conformity Assessment

DA

Draft Agenda

Working document

DC

Document for Comments

Working document

DECDISH

DISH at editing check

Publication Stage Codes

DECFDIS

FDIS at editing check

Publication Stage Codes

DECPUB

Publication at editing check

Publication Stage Codes

DEL

Deleted item/abandoned

Publication Stage Codes

DELPUB

Deleted publication

Publication Stage Codes

DFA

Document For Approval

Conformity Assessment

DISH

Draft interpretation sheet

Working documents

DL

Decision List

Working document

DP

Draft Proposal

Working document

DPAS

Draft for PAS

DSH

Decision Sheet

Working document

DTR

Draft Technical Report

Working document

DTRM

Rejected DTR to be discussed at meeting

Publication Stage Codes

DTS

Draft Technical Specification

Working document

DTSM

Rejected DTS to be discussed at meeting

Publication Stage Codes

DV

Document for Voting

Working document

EAR

Extension Assessment Report

Conformity Assessment

ECMP

Electronic Component Management Plan

Conformity Assessment

EDR

Essential Differences in Requirements

Working document

EN

European Standard

Conformity Assessment

EPC

Engineering Procurement and Construction

Conformity Assessment

ExCo

Executive Committee

General

FAR

Follow-up Assessment Report

Conformity Assessment

FDIS

Final Draft International Standard

Working document

HBR

Harmonized Basic Rules

Conformity Assessment

IAF

International Accreditation Forum

Conformity Assessment

IEC

International Electrotechnical Commission

General

IECEE

IEC System of Conformity Assessment Schemes for Electrotechnical Equipment and Components

Conformity Assessment

IECEx

IEC System for Certification to Standards relating to Equipment for use in Explosive Atmospheres

Conformity Assessment

IECQ

IEC Quality Assessment System for Electronic Components

Conformity Assessment

IECRE

IEC System for Certification to Standards Relating to Equipment for Use in Renewable Energy Applications

Conformity Assessment

IEV

International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (Electropedia)

General

ILAC

International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation

Conformity Assessment

INF

Document for Information

Working document

IS

International Standard

General

ISH

Interpretation Sheet

General

ISO

International Organization for Standardization

General

ITA

Industry Technical Agreement

General

JMT

Joint Maintenance Team

General

JPT

Joint Project Team

General

JPT

Joint Project Team

General

JTAB

Joint Technical Advisory Board (IEC/ISO)

General

JTC 1

Joint Technical Committee on Information Technology (ISO/IEC)

General

JWG

Joint Working Group

General

MB

Member Body

Conformity Assessment

MC

Management Committee

Conformity Assessment

MC

Marketing Committee

General

ME

Marine Energy

Conformity Assessment

MoU

Memorandum of Understanding

Conformity Assessment

MSB

Market Strategy Board

General

MT

Maintenance Team

General

MTG

Meeting Documents

Working Document

N/A

Not Applicable

Conformity Assessment

NC

National Committee

General

NCDV

CDV rejected

Publication Stage Codes

NCP

National Committee Proposal

Working document

NCR

Non Conformity Report

Conformity Assessment

NDTR

DTR rejected

Publication Stage Codes

NDTS

DTS rejected

Publication Stage Codes

NFDIS

FDIS rejected

Publication Stage Codes

NP

New Work Item Proposal

Working document

O-MEMBER

Observer Member (of a TC or SC)

General

OD

Operational Document

Conformity Assessment

P-MEMBER

Participating Member (of a TC or SC)

General

PACT

President's Advisory Committee on future Technology

General

PAS

Publicly Available Specification

General

PC

Project Committee

General

PCC

Preparation of CC

Publication Stage Codes

PDSH

Provisional Decision Sheet

Conformity Assessment

PNW

New work item proposal

Publication Stage Codes

PPUB

Publication issued

Publication Stage Codes

PRVC

Preparation of RVC

Publication Stage Codes

PRVD

Preparation of RVD

Publication Stage Codes

PRVDISH

Preparation of RVDISH

Working document

PRVDPAS

Preparation of RVDPAS

Publication Stage Codes

PRVDTR

Preparation of RVDTR

Publication Stage Codes

PRVDTS

Preparation of RVDTS

Publication Stage Codes

PRVN

Preparation of RVN

Publication Stage Codes

PT

Project Team

General

PV

Photo Voltaic

Conformity Assessment

PW

Programme of Work

Working document

PWI

Preliminary work item

Publication Stage Codes

Q

Questionnaire

Working document

QP

Question of Principle

Working document

R

Report (e.g. to C, CB, SMB or CAB)

Working document

RAR

Re-assessment Report

Conformity Assessment

RCMC

Report to the Certification Management Committee

Conformity Assessment

RD

Ruling Document

Conformity Assessment

RDISH

DISH received and registered

Publication Stage Codes

RECB

Renewable Energy Certification Body

Conformity Assessment

RECoC

Renewable Energy Certificate of Conformity

Conformity Assessment

REMC

Management Committee of the IECRE System

Conformity Assessment

RETL

Renewable Energy Testing Laboratory

Conformity Assessment

RFDIS

FDIS received and registered

Publication Stage Codes

RLAR

Re-Location Assessment Report

Conformity Assessment

RM

Report of Meeting

Working document

RoP

Rules of Procedure

Conformity Assessment

RPUB

Publication received and registered

Publication Stage Codes

RQ

Report on Questionnaire

Working document

RR

Review report

Working document

RV

Report of Voting

Working document

RVC

Report of Voting on CDV

Working document

RVD

Report of Voting on FDIS

Working document

RVDISH

Report of voting on draft interpretation sheet

Working document

RVDISH

Report of voting on draft interpretation sheet

Publication Stage Codes

RVDPAS

Report of Voting on DPAS

Working document

RVDTR

Report of Voting on DTR

Working document

RVDTS

Report of Voting on DTS

Working document

RVN

Report of Voting on NP

Working document

SAG

Sales Advisory Group

General

SAG-S

Strategic Advisory Group on Security

General

SB1, SB3, SB4

Sector Board 1, 3 or 4

General

SBP

Strategic Business Plan

Working document

SC

Subcommittee / Sous-Comité

General

SG

Stakeholder Group

Conformity Assessment

SMB

Standardization Management Board

General

SPCG

Standards Programme Coordination Group

General

SRD

Systems Reference Deliverable

Publication Stage Codes

TA

Technical Area

General

TC

Technical Committee

General

TCDV

Translation of CDV

Publication Stage Codes

TDISH

Translation of DISH

Publication Stage Codes

TDTR

Translation of DTR

Publication Stage Codes

TDTS

Translation of DTS

Publication Stage Codes

TF

Task Force

Conformity Assessment

TFDIS

Translation of FDIS

Publication Stage Codes

ToR

Terms of Reference

Conformity Assessment

TPUB

Translation of publication

Publication Stage Codes

TR

Technical Report

General

TRF

Test Report Form

Conformity Assessment

TS

Technical Specification

General

TTA

Technology Trend Assessment

General

WE

Wind Energy

Conformity Assessment

WG

Working Group

General

WPUB

Withdrawn publication

Publication Stage Codes

WSC

World Standards Cooperation (IEC/ISO/ITU)

General