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Corporate entry National Standards Commission (1950 - )

North Ryde, New South Wales, Australia
Advisory or regulatory body and Weights or Measurement Industries
Reference No
CA 2924
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Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia


The National Standards Commission was established in 1950 as a Commonwealth statutory authority. The Commission operates under the National Measurement Act 1960. The Commission is responsible for advising the Government on the scientific, technical and legislative requirements of Australia's national measurement system, and has specific responsibilities for coordinating the national measurement system, ensuring that trade measurement instruments comply with international and national legal metrology standards, and for the completion of metrication. Taken in part from their web site, August 2001.

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