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UNBS LAUNCHES THE E-PORTAL TO IMPROVE OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY AND ENABLING EASIER ACCESS TO INFORMATION & SERVICES FOR THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC.
Hon Minister of Trade and UNBS Executive Director Launched the E-Portal to ease Trade Hon. Minister of Trade and TradeMark East Africa Country Representative at the launch of the UNBS e-Portal ED Dr. Ben Manyindo along with VIVO ENERGY LTD officials observe fuel testing procedure at SHELL ... UNBS ED Tours TiangTang industries

Hon Minister of Trade and UNBS Executive Director Launched the E-Portal to ease Trade

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Hon. Minister of Trade and TradeMark East Africa Country Representative at the launch of the UNBS e-Portal

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Lira Business Community Applauds UNBS on Standards Education

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The business community in Lira District have appreciated Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) for educating them on standards. This was during the sensitisation meeting on new standards requirements For Steel Roofing Sheets and Reinfo...

UNBS to Change Weights and Measures Regulation

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UNBS to Change Weights and Measures Regulation The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) derives its mandate from the UNBS Act Cap 327. The bureau also administers the Weight and Measures Act Cap 103 as directed by the Cabinet. Overt...

Expired Baby Milk on Sale

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UNBS Warns of Expired Baby Milk on Sale By Kirabo Sylvia Kyalo  Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has condemned the continued sale of expired powder baby milk, which they say is dangerous and poses a big health risk. UNBS offici...

UNBS @ 25 YEAR CELEBRATIONS

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This year, UNBS celebrates 25 years of delivering on its mandate in development, promotion and enforcement of standards and quality infrastructure in the country. To commemorate this milestone, Management through a consultative task committ...

UNBS unveils 65 new Standards

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The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) council has approved 65 new Uganda standards that were developed during the period December 2012 - May 2013. And among them, 20 have been recommended for declaration as compulsory standards. Pl...

NOTICE TO ALL IMPORTERS AND CLEARING AGENTS

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UNBS would like to inform you that a programme to have goods inspected in the country of origin has been put in place by the Government of Uganda. This programme is known as the Pre-Export of Verification of Conformity (PVoC) which is sched...

Uganda becomes a corresponding member of OIML (International Organization of Leg…

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Legal metrology generally includes provisions related to units of measurement, to measurement results (e.g. pre-packages) and to measuring instruments. These provisions cover the legal obligations related to the measurement results and the ...

Reducing substantially substandard goods on the market, so as to promote fair-tr…

04-03-2013 Hits:6820

Fighting of substandard goods on the market requires a concerted effort by all stakeholders including the media as part of social responsibility. UNBS as the mandated lead agency will provide the leadership required including coming up with...

PVoC INSPECTION AND TESTING OF USED MOTOR VEHICLES FOR ROAD WORTHINESS

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Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) would like to inform our stakeholders that vehicle inspection and testing of used motor vehicles is undertaken according to the Standard US 845:2008.  The standard specifies the safety related perf...

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Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory organization established by an Act of Parliament of June 1983 and became operational in 1989. The UNBS Headquarters is located in Nakawa Industrial Area with regional offices in Lira, Mbale, Jinja, Kampala and Mbarara. It is governed by the National Standards Council and headed by the Executive Director who is responsible for the day-to-day operation of UNBS. The UNBS Mandate is:

  • Formulation and promotion of the use of standards;
  • Enforcing standards in protection of public health and safety and the environment against dangerous and sub-standard products;
  • Ensuring fairness in trade and precision in industry through reliable measurement systems; and
  • Strengthening the economy of Uganda by assuring the quality of locally manufactured products to enhance the competitiveness of exports in regional and international markets. 

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