a number of international standards developed by iso technical committees require, with a view to their updating or implementation, a competent body which has the requisite infrastructure for ensuring the effective use of these international agreements. these bodies are designated by iso to serve as maintenance agencies or registration authorities.

for each of the standards concerned detailed information can be obtained through the respective secretariats listed below

committee members can find more information about maintenance agencies in annex g of the iso/iec directives part 1.

more information about registration authorities can be found in annex h of the iso/iec directives part 1, and the ‘iso ra policy’, annex sn of the iso supplement. ra forms are available here.