The National Committee for Standardization and Metrology adopted the technical regulations for plastic products in implementation the decision of the Ministerial Committee for Construction and Infrastructure at its 136 meeting held on July 18, 2018 to assign the Supreme Council for the Environment in coordination with the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism and the Legislative and Legal Evacuation Authority to take the legal measures to issue necessary legislation to reduce and regulate plastic bags.
This came during the 51st meeting of the National Committee for Standardization and Metrology, which was chaired today under the Minister of Industry, Commerce & Tourism Mr. Zayed R. Alzayani, in presence of committee’s members and representatives of public and private sectors, where he welcomed the new members of the committee that was restructured by the Decision of the Council of Ministers No. (32) 2017.
The Committee adopted 23 international standards as an optional national standards, which support to the technical regulations on plastic products as well as the technical regulation of electrical appliances
In this regard, they reviewed committee’s duties in term of general policy of standards in the Kingdom of Bahrain and adopting national technical standards and regulations and forming technical committees to study standards to ensure protection of merchant, manufacturers and the consumers.