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Reference EN 62056-53:2007
Title Electricity metering - Data exchange for meter reading, tariff and load control - Part 53: COSEM application layer
Project Number 16775
Abstract/Scope Specifies the COSEM application layer in terms of structure, services and protocols for COSEM clients and servers, and defines how to use the COSEM application layer in various communication profiles. It defines services for establishing and releasing application associations, and data communication services for accessing the methods and attributes of COSEM interface objects, defined in IEC 62056-62, using either logical name (LN) or short name (SN) referencing.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2007-04-04
Current Stage code deadline 2007-11-01
Deadline date for vote  


Mandate(s) M/441; M/490
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 13
Reference Document IEC 62056-53:2006 (EQV)
ICS 35.100.70 - Application layer
91.140.50 - Electricity supply systems
Keywords Metering; Meter reading; Tariff; Load control; COSEM application layer
Note Superseded by EN 62056-5-3:2014, EN 62056-7-6:2013 and EN 62056-9-7:2013
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2007-04-04 2007-11-01 export to doc file  EN  DE
5099 2007-02-01 2007-04-01  
5060 2006-10-16 2006-10-30 export to doc file  EN
5020 2006-08-11 2006-10-13  
4099 2005-08-26 2005-10-31  
4020 2005-03-11 2005-08-12  
3099 2005-03-08 2005-03-11  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2007-02-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2007-04-04
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2007-05-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2007-11-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2010-02-01


Supersedes EN 62056-53:2002
Superseded by EN 62056-5-3:2014
EN 62056-7-6:2013
EN 62056-9-7:2013
Normative reference (6) STD 0007:1981
STD 0006:1980
STD 0005:1981
ISO/IEC 8649:1996
ISO/IEC 8650-1:1996
ISO/IEC 8824-1:2000
ISO/IEC 8825-1:2002
ISO/IEC 13239:2002
IEC 60050-300:2001
EN 61334-4-41:1996
EN 61334-6:2000
IEC/TR 62051:1999
IEC/TR 62051-1:2004
EN 62056-21:2002
EN 62056-42:2002
EN 62056-46:2002
EN 62056-47:2007
EN 62056-61:2007
EN 62056-62:2007

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