The Standards Division is one of the five Technical Divisions of the Ghana Standards Authority. It derives its mandate from section eleven (11) of the Standards Authority Act, 1973 (NRCD 173). Its main responsibility is to develop and promulgate Ghana Standards. The Division is headed by a Director who reports directly to the Deputy Executive Director (Core Services).
Ghana is Involved in International Standardization
Ghana participates in regional and international standards development as well as in several initiatives aimed at harnessing the benefits of International Standards (31), such as the safety and quality of consumer products and services, regional integration, facilitation of trade/reduction of technical barriers to trade, etc.