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Joint International Standard / International Electrotechnical Standard ISO / IEC 17011:2017 Conformity assessment - Requirements for Accreditation Bodies Accrediting Conformity Assessment Bodies - Australian Government

Description

You may be required to comply with this standard if you intend to provide accreditation services to Laboratories, which will be involved in the evaluation of businesses that receive the Australian Government's Product Stewardship Benefits.

For entities to be eligible for the Product Stewardship Benefits the recycled oil they produce must pass testing by an independent laboratory. In order to undertake this role laboratories must be accredited by an entity that:

  • Holds a mutual recognition agreement with the Australian National Association of Testing Authorities; and
  • Complies with this standard.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Product Stewardship (Oil) Act 2000 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Product Stewardship (Oil) Regulations 2000 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

Environment Protection

Environmental Assessment and Compliance

Contact details

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