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About Us - Overview

Overview

The NRCS is an entity of the department of Trade and Industry established to administer compulsory specifications and other technical regulations with the view to protect human health, safety, the environment and ensure fair trade in accordance with government policies and guidelines.


NRCS Vision

A credible and respected regulator for the protection of the public, the economy and the environment


NRCS Mission

To develop compulsory specifications and technical regulations, and maximise compliance of regulated products and services


Legislative Frameworks

The legislative framework under which the NRCS performs its tasks on behalf of the dti are as follows:

          The national Regulator for Compulsory Specifications Act (act no. 5 of 2008)
          Legal Metrology Act (Act no. 9 of 2014)
          National Building Regulations and Building Standards Act (Act no. 103 of 1977)


The strategic objectives of the NRCS are as follows:

          To develop, maintain and administer compulsory specifications and technical regulations
          To maximise compliance with all specifications and technical regulations
          To inform and educate our stakeholders about the NRCS
          To ensure an optimally capacitated institution


 


 


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