STANDARDS COUNCILS (SCOs)

1.    ROLE OF STANDARDS COUNCILS


1.    Initiate proposals for new standards
2.    Approval/rejection of standards proposals
3.    Supervision of Technical Committees (TCs)
4.    Participation in TC work
5.    Appointing TCs
6.    Prioritization of projects it has authorized
7.    Approving standards for publication
8.    The Standards Council shall also have specific TORs in its role as the respective Sector Committee as follows:

  8.1.    Provide link between international and national activities in the specific field concerning standardization.
  8.2.    Participate in relevant International standardization activities through the appropriate technical committees
  8.3.    Support sector work
  8.4.    Promote the implementation of the appropriate sector standards as national standards

3.    MODUS OPERANDI OF STANDARDS COUNCILS

  • Accountable to the Technical Subcommittee of the Board
  •  Meet at least twice a year
  • Hold two Combined Standards Council meetings every year
  • The Director Technical Services is the secretariat of SCOs

4.    MEMBERSHIP
This is drawn from the following:

  • General Council
  • Academia
  • Professional associations
  • Government
  • Private Sector
  • Research organizations
  • Consumer organizations

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