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Draft for Public Comment - BS 7671/AMD 1

The DPC period for commenting closed on 6 September 2010. This page is provided for information only.

17th Edition Amendment 1 - Draft for Public Comment (DPC)

Draft for Public Comment (DPC) Amd 3

The IET has released the DPC for BS 7671:2008 Amendment 3.

The DPC is not available from the British Standards Institution (BSI).

The DPC is based on IEC/CENELEC standards. The UK’s ability to change the requirements is limited.

Some details regarding the previous DPC are shown below.


What is in the DPC Amd 1?

DPC BS 7671:2008/AMD 1 incorporates many changes to the present BS 7671:2008. Most of the changes are indicated in the Introduction to the Draft (see right).

The actual Amendment has an expected publication date of July 2011.

Videos about the Amendment

The IET's Built Environment Technologies Network organised a seminar on "Looking Ahead to the First Amendment" in June 2010.

You can now view videos of the following presentations on

Overview of the IEE Wiring Regulations amendment 
Geoff Cronshaw

Measures to mitigate the effects of electromagnetic influences (EMI) 
Alwyn Finney

Section 534 - Devices for protection against overvoltage 
Samad Khan

Section 710 - Medical locations 
Al Rufaie

Wiring Regulations