MALAYSIAN STANDARDS RELATED TO INFORMATION AND TELECOMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY By SALEHA A. JALIL SEMINAR STANDARDISATION IN INFORMATION AND TELECOMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY IN MALAYSIA 10 AUGUST 2004 SIRIM Berhad
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MALAYSIAN STANDARD Malaysian Standard is a consensus document developed by Standards Development Committees within the Malaysian Standards Development System and approved by the Minister of Science, Technology and Innovations in accordance with the Standards of Malaysia Act 1996 ( Act 549)
Standards Development at National Level Identif. of need and proposal for standard Implementation Preparation Factories Certification Certification Regulation Public purchasing Final Standard Government Standards Purchasing Council Private commerce Public comment Public and Private sect. organisations Draft Standard Reference in legislation Standardis. Programme Technical Committee Standards, Technical Regulations and SPS Measures
MALAYSIAN STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT STRUCTURE Minister, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovations Malaysian Standards and Accreditation Council Director-General, Department of Standards Malaysia (DSM) DSM (NSB) National Standards Committee National Accreditation Committee National IEC Committee ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Industry Standards Committees (ISCs) Standards-Writing Organisations (SWOs) ISC A TC/WG ISC B TC/WG ISC C TC/WG ISC D TC/WG ISC E TC/WG ISC F TC/WG ISC G TC/WG ISC H TC/WG ISC I TC/WG ISC J TC/WG ISC K TC/WG ISC L TC/WG ISC M TC/WG ISC N TC/WG ISC P TC/WG ISC Q TC/WG ISC R TC/WG ISC W TC/WG ISC Y TC/WG ISC Z TC/WG MPMA C & CA MRB CIDB MPOB MCMA MTIB TEEAM JPP FMM-MIGMA IFEM MWPA DOSH IEM SIRIM Berhad (National Standards Development Agency)
INDUSTRY STANDARDS COMMITTEES (ISCs) • ISC A Food and Agriculture • ISC B Chemicals and Materials • ISC C Consumer Products, Personal Safety and Services • ISC D Building and Civil Engineering • ISC E Electro-technical Engineering • ISC F Mechanical Engineering • ISC G IT, Telecommunication and Multimedia • ISC H Petroleum and Gas • ISC I Halal Standards • ISC J Plastics and Plastics Products • ISC K Packaging and Distribution • ISC L Road Vehicles • ISC M Fire Safety and Prevention • ISC N Rubber and Rubber Products • ISC P Iron and Steel • ISC R Medical Equipment and Devices • ISC Q Textiles and Apparels • ISC W Occupational Health and Safety • ISC Y Quality Management and Quality Assurance • ISC Z Environmental Management
(1)MALAYSIAN PLASTICS MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION (MPMA) (2) CEMENT AND CONCRETE ASSOCIATION (C & CA) (3) MALAYSIAN RUBBER BOARD (MRB) (4) MALAYSIAN PALM OIL BOARD (MPOB) (5) CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT BOARD MALAYSIA (CIDB) (6) MALAYSIAN CABLE MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION (MCMA) (7) THE MALAYSIAN TIMBER INDUSTRY BOARD (MTIB) (8) THE ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ASSOCIATION OF MALAYSIA (TEEAM) (9) SEWERAGE SERVICES DEPARTMENT (10) FMM-MALAYSIAN GASES MANUFACTURERS GROUP (FMM- MIGMA) (11) THE INSTITUTION OF FIRE ENGINEERS (UK) MALAYSIA BRANCH (IFEM) (12) MALAYSIAN WOOD PRESERVING ASSOCIATION (MWPA) (13) DEPARTMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH (DOSH) (14)THE INSTITUTION OF ENGINEERS, MALAYSIA (IEM) STANDARDS-WRITING ORGANISATIONS (SWOs)
SIRIM Berhad - National Standards Development Agency (1) • As the national standards body, DSM has appointed SIRIM Berhad as the sole National Standards Development Agency with the following tasks: • Managing the standards development infrastructure;
SIRIM Berhad - National Standards Development Agency (2) • Managing Malaysian representation in international standards bodies; • Undertaking special projects (such as organisation of international meetings and standards promotional programmes); and • Publishing, printing, selling and distributing Malaysian Standards.
National Standards Infrastructure Managed: Industry Standards Committees (ISCs) 20 Technical Committees/Working Groups (WGs) 234 Current standards projects undertaken 600 Standards-Writing Organisations (SWOs) 14 Committees members involved 2,400
Malaysian Standards Related to Information and Telecommunication Technology • Malaysian Standards on information and telecommunication technology are developed under the authority of the Industry Standards Committee on Information Technology, Telecommunication and Multimedia (ISC G). • Scope of ISC G: Standardisation in the field of information technology, telecommunication and multimedia • Total number of published Malaysian Standards: 473 (as of 8 July 2004). • Total number of active projects (work programme) : 66
Technical Committees and Working Groups • ISC G establishes several Technical Committees and Working Groups to develop relevant Malaysian Standards. • Total number of Technical Committees: 9 • Total number of Working Groups: 8 (2 Working Groups report directly to ISC G)
Industry Standards Committee (ISC G) on Information Technology, Telecommunication and Multimedia ISC G TC/G/1 TC/G/2 TC/G/3 TC/G/4 WG/G/1-1 WG/G/2-1 TC/G/5 TC/G/6 TC/G/8 TC/G/9 WG/G/5-1 WG/G/5-2 WG/G/5-3 WG/G/5-4 TC/G/10 WG/G/0-1 WG/G/0-2
REFERENCE DOCUMENTS FOR PRINCIPLES AND CONCEPTS IN MALAYSIAN STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT: ISO/IEC Guide 2 Standardisation and related activities - General vocabulary; ISO/IEC Guide 59 : 1994 - Code of Good Practice for Standardization; and WTO Agreement on Technical Barriers To Trade + - Annex 3 - Code of good practice for the preparation, adoption and application of standards - Annex - 4 Second Triennial review of TBT agreement
Participation in Standards Development Process is accessible to all interested parties through representation at: > Industry Standards Committees (ISCs); > Technical Committees (TCs); > Working Groups (WGs); and > Public comment process. Interested party may initiate new work proposals for standardisation or comment on existing standards or draft standards.
REPRESENTATIONS FROM: Institutions of Higher Learning Government Agencies Industries Professional Bodies REPRESENTATIONS Consumer Associations Trade and Manufacturer Association Research Organisations
MALAYSIAN STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT PROCESS Responsibility Publication of Malaysian Standards SIRIM Berhad DSM Approval by Minister Verification by DSM DSM ISC Acceptance of Final Draft SIRIM Berhad Review of Public Comments SIRIM Berhad Alternative Process for Standards developed by SWO’s operating without balanced Committees* Issue for Public Comment SIRIM Berhad Review by ISC Committee Draft Technical Committee Technical Committee/ Working Group Working Draft Submission to ISC and Registration Acceptance of NP by the ISC and NP Registered SIRIM Berhad Association/SWO Draft Standard * SWOs with balanced committees have the option of operating through the same process as adopted by SIRIM Berhad DSM and/or SIRIM Berhad Request for New Standard
MALAYSIA’S PARTICIPATION IN INTERNATIONAL STANDARDISATION ISO IEC DSM NIEC SIRIM Berhad Secretariat of ISO Technical Committees and Sub-committees Current Malaysian Participation in International Standardisation xx TC ‘P’ membership in ISO xx SC ‘P’ membership in ISO xx TC ‘O’ membership in ISO xx SC ‘O’ membership in ISO Industry Standards Committees (Coordination Function)
MALAYSIA’S MEMBERSHIP STATUS IN ISO AND IEC FOR YEAR 2004
MALAYSIA’S PARTICIPATION AT INTERNATIONAL LEVEL (1) P-MEMBERSHIP TECHNICAL COMMITTEES 1.TC 28 PETROLEUM PRODUCTS AND LUBRICANTS 2. TC 34 AGRICULTURAL FOOD PRODUCTS 3. TC 45 RUBBER AND RUBBER PRODUCTS (SECRETARIAT) 4. TC 61 PLASTICS 5. TC 104 FREIGHT CONTAINERS 6. TC 122 PACKAGING 7. TC 138 PLASTICS PIPES, FITTINGS AND VALVES FOR TRANSPORT OF FLUID 8. TC 157 MECHANICAL CONTRACEPTIVES 9. TC 176 QUALITY MANAGEMENT AND QUALITY ASSURANCE 10. TC 181 SAFETY OF TOYS 11. TC 204 TRANSPORT INFORMATION AND CONTROL SYSTEMS 12. TC 206 FINE CERAMICS 13. TC 207 ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT 14. TC 210 QUALITY MANAGEMENT AND CORRESPONDING GENERAL ASPECTS FOR MEDICAL DEVICES
MALAYSIA’S PARTICIPATION AT INTERNATIONAL LEVEL (2) P-MEMBERSHIP TECHNICAL COMMITTEES (RELATED TO INFORMATION AND TELECOMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY) 15 TC 211 GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION/GEOMATICS 16. JTC 1/SC 27 SECURITY TECHNIQUES 17. JTC 1/SC 37 BIOMETRICS O-MEMBERSHIP TECHNICAL COMMITTEES 1. JTC 1/SC 2 CODED CHARACTER SETS 2. JTC 1/SC 24 SUB-COMMITTEE ON COMPUTER GRAPHICS AND IMAGE PROCESSING 3. JTC 1/SC 29 CODING OF AUDIO, PICTURE, MULTIMEDIA AND 4. JTC 1/SC 17 IDENTIFICATION CARDS AND RELATED DEVICES 5. JTC 1/SC 22 PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES, THEIR ENVIRONMENTS AND SYSTEM SOFTWARE INTERFACES
MALAYSIA’S INVOLVEMENT AS SECRETARIAT OF ISO TECHNICAL COMMITTEES AND SUB-COMMITTEES a)ISO/TC 45 - RUBBER AND RUBBER PRODUCTS; b) ISO/TC 45/SC 1 - HOSES (RUBBER AND PLASTICS); c) ISO/TC 45/SC 4 - MISCELLANEOUS PRODUCTS; AND d) ISO/TC 157 - MECHANICAL CONTRACEPTIVES.
ISO ITSIG (INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY STRATEGIES IMPLEMENTATION GROUP ) • Established in 1996. • Reporting to the ISO Council. • Promoting a common understanding and a stronger coordination of IT developments among the ISO members and the ISO Central Secretariat. • Malaysia is appointed as member this year.
ABBREVIATIONS • DSM Department of Standards Malaysia • IEC International Electrotechnical Commission • ISC Industry Standards Committee • ISO International Organization for Standardization • NIEC National IEC Committee • NP New Work Item Proposal • NSB National Standards Body • ‘O’ Observing member • ‘P’ Participating member • SPS Sanitary and Phytosanitary • SWO Standards-Writing Organisation • TC Technical Committee • WG Working Group