New ‘Draft Bahamas National Standard’ for the Public’s Review and Comments

13 Feb 2024


BBSQ develops standards to safeguard people and advance trade

The Bahamas Bureau of Standards and Quality (BBSQ) is mandated to develop, adopt and promulgate standards for such goods and services as may be required in the national interest.

Therefore, please see the following Draft Bahamas National Standard (DBNS) for the public’s review and comments. Click on the links below to download the DBNS and additional supporting documents.

1.PDF version of the following Draft Bahamas National Standard (DBNS) (read only mode) 

2. Public Comments Notice (1)

3. Public Comment Sheet Template

Kindly note the deadline for submission of public comments regarding same is 12th May, 2024.

What is standardisation?

Standardisation is the methodical process of creating, implementing, and sharing guidelines, rules, and specifications called standards. These standards are designed to address actual or potential issues and promote consistency and uniformity within different contexts, industries, or practices.

Standards ensure that products and services are safe, reliable, of good quality and also level the playing field for developing countries and facilitate free and fair global trade.

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