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Reference HD 384.4.46 S2:2001
Title Electrical installations of buildings - Part 4: Protection for safety - Chapter 46: Isolation and switching
Project Number 5155
Abstract/Scope Deals with non-automatic local and remote isolation and switching measures which prevent or remove dangers associated with electrical installations or electrically powered equipment and machines.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2001-11-23
Current Stage code deadline 2002-06-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 64
Reference Document IEC 60364-4-46:1981 (MOD)
ICS 91.140.50 - Electricity supply systems
Keywords Building; Electrical installation; Isolation and switching; Safety
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Deadline Date
6060 2001-11-23 2002-06-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2000-04-01 2001-12-01  
5062 2000-02-08 2000-04-01  
5020 1999-10-29 2000-01-31  
4099 1998-11-25 1999-09-30  
4020 1997-09-18 1998-03-31  
4000 1997-07-02 1997-12-02  
3099 1996-10-10 1997-06-10  
3020 1996-03-20 1996-09-20  
3020 1995-02-23 1995-08-23  
3020 1993-09-14 1994-01-31  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2000-04-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2001-11-23
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2000-10-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2002-06-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2003-04-01


Supersedes HD 384.4.46 S1:1987
HD 384.4.46 S1:1987/A1:1993
Superseded by prHD 60364-4-46
Normative reference (6) HD 418.1 S1:1982
EN 60204-1:1992
corr. December 1993
IEC 60277:1968
HD 420 S2:1988
HD 422 S1:1982

(1) Date of ratification (dor) date when the Technical Board notes the approval of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), from which time the standard may be said to be approved

(2) Date of availability (dav) date when the definitive text in the official language versions of an approved CEN/CENELEC publication is distributed by the Central Secretariat

(3) Date of announcement (doa) latest date by which the existence of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), a TS or a CWA has to be announced at national level

(4) Date of publication (dop) latest date by which an EN has to be implemented at national level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement

(5) Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

(6) This list of normative references is purely indicative. The only official list of normative reference is the list of the published standard.