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Roles and Function of MSDAM

Seksyen 13 (3), Akta 549

Section 13 (3) (a)

to advise the Minister in respect of standardization and accreditation policies, programmes, schemes, projects and activities

Section 13 (3) (b)

to advise the Minister in respect of programmes, schemes, projects and activities to promote industrial efficiency and development, and for consumer protection, through standardization and accreditation activities.

Section 13 (3) (c)

to advise the Minister in respect of standard for commodities, processes, practices and services

Section 13 (3) (d)

to advise the Minister on the priorities in respect of standardization to ensure maximum effectiveness

Section 13 (3) (e)

to advise the Minister on the effective implementation of Malaysian Standards for commodities, processes, practices and services

Section 13 (3) (f)

to approve criteria relating to the preparation, approval, acceptance and designation of standards in Malaysia

Section 13 (3) (g)

to approve criteria relating to the accreditation of a conformity assessment body

Section 13 (3) (i)

to advise the Minister on the promotion and implementation of accreditation programmes

Section 13 (3) (k)

to perform any other function as may be determined or delegated by the Minister.

Note : Section 13 (3) (h)& (j) – deleted by Act 1425