The Department of Standards Malaysia (STANDARDS MALAYSIA) was set up by the Government on 28 August 1996 under the Standards of Malaysia Act 1996 (Act 549). Governed by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), STANDARDS MALAYSIA operates as the sole national standards and accreditation body in the country. Currently there are three accreditation schemes available, Skim Akreditasi Makmal Malaysia (SAMM), Scheme for the Accreditation of Certification Bodies (ACB) and Malaysia Inspection Bodies Accreditation Scheme (MIBAS). STANDARDS MALAYSIA performs the function of a Government accredit or and therefore the Government of Malaysia has adequate arrangements and resources to cover liabilities arising from its accreditation operations and related activities.
To lead the Nation to be an effective global player in Standards and Accreditation in consonance with Malaysia's Vision 2020.
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