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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:


 


          Promote co- ordinated and accelerated implementation of government’s economic vision and priorities


          Promote direct investment and growth in the industrial and services economy, with particular focus on employment creation


          Raise the levels of exports and promote equitable global trade


          Promote broader participation, equity and redress in the economy


          Contribute to Africa’s development and regional integration within the new partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD)


 


 


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