Improving Standards and Regulations

Improved and streamlined standardization and technical regulations practices through:

  • Consultations on development of voluntary standardization and technical regulations: development of modus operandi for setting voluntary standards by 2013 through workshops and National Conference on Voluntary Standardization and Technical Regulations; support for PSQCA to conduct a strategic review of its activities and to develop a business plan for the provision of sustainable services in standards and conformity assessment by 2011; training course for consumer representatives; training in market surveillance for PSQCA inspectors (2 seminars).
  • Operationalization of PSQCA National Enquiry Point: provision of technical advice in operationalization of NEP by implementation of operational guide developed under TRTA I; NEP to start acting as National Notification Body by 2011.
  • Strengthening of Consumer Liaison Office at PSQCA: training of Consumer Liaison Officer (2011) and facilitating the participation of consumer representative in standard setting process and meetings (in about 20 meetings).