Conformity assessment and accreditation policy

Statement of the government’s policy on conformity assessment and accreditation.



This document sets out the government’s policy principles and how we will apply them.

It is intended to help government departments whose work involves the use of conformity assessment and accreditation.

Published 4 May 2012
Last updated 1 January 2021 + show all updates
  1. Updated at the end of the transition period to reflect amendments to the regulations.

  2. Updated to change the responsible department and remove a reference to a standards committee which no longer exists.

  3. First published.