When the Chair and WG Chair have decided that an output document is ready to seek silent approval over a period of 3 calendar days (minimum required), the documents will be located in the silent approval folder in the file share here DO NOT AMEND THIS DOCUMENT. Any words highlighted in yellow are for the Secretariat to amend and need no further comment from participants. Any document could be sent to follow the silent approval process at any time during the committee season but not later than this deadline.
If no substantive comments have been received by during the established period of no less than 3 calendar days the document will be considered as approved. Substantive comments are those relating to the technical or structural nature of the document, editorial comments are not considered substantive.
Participants are required to fill out the attached form in full and send them to the ENG14 mail group. All forms received will also be placed in the relevant silent approval section of the file-share listed above. Comment(s) received will be handled at the discretion of the Committee Chair, WG Chair and TG Leader. Depending on the nature of the comment(s) received, the document(s) may be:
- amended accordingly if comment agreed;
- offered for a further period of silent approval; or
- returned to the relevant working group for further consideration.