EAC APPROVED STANDARDS
Following the Sectoral Council on Trade Industry, Finance and Investment held on the 30th May 2014 at the EAC Secretariat Headquarters, 41 Final draft standards were approved and declared East African Standards. In addition 96 normatively referenced international standards were endorsed by SCTIFI for adoption by the EAC Partner States.
Members are urged to engage their National Standards bodies to adopt these East African standards within 6 months without deviation from the approved text of these standards and withdraw any existing national standards with similar scope and purpose as prescribed by the SQMT Act section 15(1). The International Standards will be adopted by each Partner State as per the ISO Procedures