Submit a comment
WHEN CAN COMMENTS BE SUBMITTED?
There are various opportunities for you to actively shape the content of standards. Apart from directly participating in the work of a technical committee, you can submit comments in different stages of standardization projects. The most important commenting phases are:
Draft standard (registration required)
HOW SHOULD COMMENTS BE SUBMITTED?
For your comments/proposals for change, please use the provided template for comments and the Draft Standards Portal.
Please use a new line for each comment and specify the respective clause of the draft. This simplifies the attribution of the comments for further electronic processing.
Comments shall be written in Arial in font size 9 pt. Please do not change the format.
Technical comments on drafts prepared by European and International technical committees shall preferably be submitted in English, since English is generally the common working language.
Editorial proposals for change regarding German versions of drafts may be submitted in German.
- Aspects regarding patent rights:
Recipients of this draft are invited to submit, with their comments, notification of any relevant patent rights of which they are aware and to provide supporting documentation.
By submitting your comments, you agree that they will be published on the website of Austrian Standards, stating your name (first name and surname) or the name of the organization stored in your user profile. Natural persons may revoke this consent at any time. The lawfulness of the consent-based processing taking place before your revocation of consent will not be affected by your revocation of consent. You also agree to the provisions on copyright, as outlined in the Internal Regulations ÖNORM 2022, section 9.13.
IS THERE A COMMENTING PERIOD?
The commenting period for a project proposal lasts four weeks.
The commenting period for a draft standard usually lasts six weeks; the end of the commenting period is indicated on the cover sheet of the respective draft standard.
WHAT HAPPENS TO THE COMMENTS?
All comments are discussed by the technical committee. The decisions regarding the implementation of comments are published on the website of Austrian Standards.
CAN YOU SUBMIT COMMENTS ON STANDARDS THAT HAVE ALREADY BEEN PUBLISHED?
We are very interested in your experiences resulting from the application of the standards. If you have suggestions for improvements or modifications to existing standards or if you would like to contribute an idea for a new standard, just send an e-mail to the relevant person (Committee Manager) of the national Committee.