Record of updates

Page last updated: September 2016

Date Version Summary of changes

August 1990


Draft guidelines issued for comment

August 1992


Minor rearrangement, extension and clarification

November 1995


Clarification of technical aspects of measuring changes in costs and outcomes

November 2002


Update to include minor changes endorsed since November 1995

November 2006


Major revision and reorganisation of text

December 2006


Version for co-publishing in HTML format, with excerpts in RTF format, plus minor editorial corrections

December 2007


Version to provide clarification in Subsections A.1, A.5, B.7, C, D.5, F.3, PT1 based on initial feedback on the major revision and to update URLs

December 2008


Version to enable primary publication in website, update URLs and correct a small number of typographical errors

July 2013


Version to make minor corrections and updates, and enable improved information design and navigation, including development of a designated website and online

July 2015 4.5

Version to make minor updates to the requirements for lodging submissions, including the requirement for submissions to be lodged electronically on USB storage devices.

September 2016 5.0 Major revision and reorganisation of text