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Institute for Standardization of Bosnia & Herzegovina (BAS)
The Institute for Standardization of Bosnia and Herzegovina is established by the Law on the Establishment of the Institute for Standardization of Bosnia and Herzegovina (“Official Gazette of BiH” No. 44/04). In accordance to the Law on the Establishment, the Institute is as an independent state administrative organization for the activities in the field of standardization. In accordance with this Law, the Institute for Standardization took over the activities in the field of standardization that have been established by the Law on the Establishment of the Institute for Standards, Metrology and Intellectual Property of BiH, (“Official Gazette of BiH” no. 29/00 and 19/01).

The Institute proposes the standardization strategy in BiH, prepares and publishes standards of Bosnia and Herzegovina, represents and acts on behalf of Bosnia and Herzegovina in international, European and other organizations for standardization, and performs other tasks arising from international agreements and membership in these organizations. The Institute participates in preparation of technical regulations, develops and establishes the information system on BiH standards, organizes and carries out specialized training of personnel in standardization area and is engaged in publishing activities in the field of standardization.

In the field of conformity assessment, the Institute participates in establishing and maintaining a system of certification and homologation in accordance with the European model. The Institute represents Bosnia and Herzegovina in European and international organizations for conformity assessment (EOTC and EUROLAB, etc.) until the establishment of testing and calibration laboratories, and organizes education from the conformity assessment area.

The Institute is
Full member of: International Organization for Standardization ISO since 1997 and European Telecommunications Standards Institute ETSI, since 1997.
Associate member of: International Electrotechnical Commission IEC, since 1997, European Committee for Standardization CEN since 2008, and European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization CENELEC, since 1999.
Institute for Standardization of Bosnia & Herzegovina
Vojvode Radomira Putnika 34
71123 Istočno Sarajevo
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Tel: +387 (0)57 310 560
Fax: +387 (0)57 310 575
E-mail: aleksandar.cincar@bas.gov.ba
Web: www.bas.gov.ba
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