How to cancel a document

9.1. The current rules (recommendations) are canceled in the following cases:

a) when approving and putting into effect other rules or recommendations instead of these rules (recommendations), including when the provisions of these rules (recommendations) are included in another revised or amended document of the same status;

b) when approving and putting into effect the national standard of the Russian Federation, which applies to the same object and aspect of standardization;

c) in the event of a complete cessation of work carried out in accordance with these rules (recommendations);

d) in other cases, when the rules (recommendations) have lost their relevance due to a change in the direction of work in this area of activity.

9.2. Interested organizations send proposals for the abolition of the current rules (recommendations) to the Federal Agency.

After considering the proposals received to cancel the rules (recommendations), the Office sends these proposals to the developer of the document, reporting its opinion on the advisability of implementing these proposals.

9.3. The development organization organizes the consideration of proposals for the abolition of the rules (recommendations) with the participation of other interested organizations.

If the rules (recommendations) are canceled in the cases specified in 9.1, listings a) and b), then the agreement on the possibility of canceling the rules is replaced by the agreement on the draft document that will act instead of the canceled rules.

In the cases specified in 9.1, listings c) and d), the developer organization sends a preliminary notice of the proposal to cancel the rules (recommendations) to the editors of the IPC Publishing House of Standards of the Federal Agency for publication of the relevant information in the information index of standards (hereinafter referred to as IUS).

9.4. If the cancellation of the rules (recommendations) is contrary to the interests of any organization applying this document, then this organization may send a letter about the inappropriateness of canceling the document to the development organization or the Federal Agency.

9.5. Upon agreement with the proposal of the organization specified in 9.4 to cancel the rules (recommendations), as well as in the absence of letters from other interested parties about the inappropriateness of canceling the rules (recommendations), the developer organization prepares and sends to the Office a conclusion on the expediency of canceling the document. In addition, the development organization prepares a draft order of the Federal Agency on the abolition of the rules (recommendations) using the standard wordings given in Appendix H and the rules for registration given in G.8; G.9 (Appendix G), and sends it to the Office in one copy along with the following documents:

– a letter with a proposal to cancel the rules (recommendations), if this proposal does not come from the developer organization;

– original documents confirming the agreement on the possibility of canceling the rules (recommendations) with organizations that previously agreed on the rules (recommendations).

In the conclusion on the expediency of canceling the document, they indicate which document will replace the canceled document or inform about its cancellation without replacement.

9.6. The Office, within three days after receiving the documents for cancellation, evaluates the feasibility of canceling the rules (recommendations) and the completeness of agreeing on the possibility of cancellation.

When agreeing with the proposal to cancel, the head of the Department endorses the draft order of the Federal Agency to cancel the rules (recommendations) and sends it, along with other documents specified in 9.5, to the legal department of the Federal Agency.

9.7. The legal department of the Federal Agency (within a period not exceeding three working days) reviews the documents for the cancellation of the rules (recommendations). Upon agreement with the proposal to cancel this document, the head of the legal department approves the draft order of the Federal Agency. Then the draft order on the abolition of the rules (recommendations) is submitted for approval by the Deputy Head of the Federal Agency and for signature by the Head of the Federal Agency. After signing the order, it is transferred to the development organization with a full set of documents previously received in accordance with 9.5.

9.8. The developer organization, within a period of no more than three days after receiving the signed order of the Federal Agency, forms a case for the cancellation of the rules (recommendations) in accordance with Appendix P, using the filing procedure similar to that specified in Appendix G. Then the developer organization sends the generated case, as well as five copies of the order of the Federal Agency in VNIIKI for registration of the cancellation of the rules (recommendations).

9.9. VNIIKI, within a period of not more than five working days, carries out:

– assignment of a number to the order of the Federal Agency;

– verification of the submitted case of repeal of the rules (recommendations);

– affixing an appropriate mark in the relevant register.

After registration, VNIIKI, within a period of no more than three working days, sends two copies of the order of the Federal Agency to the IPK Publishing House of Standards and one copy each to the Office and Library of the Federal Agency, as well as to the developer organization.

9.10. IPK The publishing house of standards, based on a copy of the order to cancel the rules (recommendations), publishes the relevant information in the next issue of the IMS and takes it into account when preparing the index “Guiding documents, recommendations and rules” for the next year.

9.11. After the publication of official information on the repeal of the rules (recommendations), any application and distribution of the repealed document is not allowed, except in cases when the Federal Agency is contacted by organizations or individuals who are aware of the repeal of the rules (recommendations), but who are interested in using them as source of information. The publication of official information is the basis for the termination of references to this document when developing new regulatory documents, as well as when reviewing existing documents (or when making changes to them).

Annex A

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