Weekly Update 14th to 18th December 2020

Water meter regulation 2020 in the offing!

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is to start verifying water meters, as is the case with electricity meters, to ensure consumer protection, fair trade and precision in the industry through reliable measurement systems, as part of the UNBS mandate under the Weights and Measure Act CAP 103.The water meter verification by UNBS is set to start as soon as the weights and measures (Water meters) regulation 2020 is assented into law. READ MORE HERE

UNBS, Directorate of fisheries, Develop Simplified Guidelines for Fishing Industry;

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards and the Directorate of Fisheries Resources (DFR) with support from the Commonwealth Standards Network (CSN), a project funded by the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, have developed a set of simplified guidelines for the fishing industry. The guidelines will provide basic information on the laws, regulations, procedures and principles for addressing safety and quality of fish products. The guidelines will also be applied during handling, preparation (such as drying), processing, packaging, storage, transport and marketing of fish. READ MORE HERE.

MIND THOSE HAMPERS!

The festive season is here…It’s a time to GIVE, a time to SHARE!

Often, we give to friends and family, and the trend today is that organizations too, give back to their loyal clients. In other words, it’s time to win hampers… but have you paid keen attention to the goodies in those hampers? READ MORE HERE