This standard contains:
— Definitions of the parts of a locational address and the relations between the parts;
— The construction of a register for names and designations of areas and places belonging to locational addresses;
— Account of changes and validity for locational addresses;
— Application schema for address information;
— XML schema as a basis for data transfer.
This standard does not contain:
— Practical use of addresses to describe how to find the way to various places;
— Rules for establishing addresses and application of “good practice for place-names”;
— Rules for identifying places inside buildings and structures (e.g. flat numbers).