ISO/IEC DIRECTIVES PART 2
ISO/IEC Directives, Part 2 - Rules for the structure and drafting of International Standards
|Publication Date:||1 January 2011|
This part of the ISO/IEC Directives specifies rules for the structure and drafting of documents intended to become International Standards, Technical Specifications or Publicly Available Specifications. As far as practicable, these rules also apply to documents intended to become Technical Reports or Guides. All these document types are referred to collectively hereinafter as documents, unless otherwise necessary.
The rules are intended to ensure that such documents, prepared by the committee secretariats of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), are drafted in as uniform a manner as practicable, irrespective of the technical content.
It also gives some guidance with regard to presentation.
It does not specify the typography and layout of published documents, which are determined by the house style of the publishing organization.