The Libyan National Centre for Standardization and Metrology (LNCSM) is the National Standards Body responsible for all Standardization activities in Libya.
The main activities of LNCSM are:
- Preparation, approval issuing, accrediting, reviewing amendments and monitoring the implementation of national standards in all fields of products and services, and disseminating and selling these standards.
- Accepting and adopting, as appropriate, the standards, technical regulations, guidelines, and recommendations of regional and international organizations provided that they are issued in Arabic or English.
- Harmonization of Libyan standards with Arab, regional and international standards, and accreditation of standards issued by Arab, regional or international organizations.
- Proposing accreditation of testing facilities and laboratories for testing, inspection, analysis and calibration, inspection bodies, and qualifying conformity certificates grantors and following up their performance.
- Setting and implementing the national metrology system, keeping the national references of the national standards, and developing and accrediting measurements and calibration methods.
- Establishment of national measurements and supervising their implementation.
- Standards coordination between Arab, Regional and international bodies in order to promote the exportation of national goods and products.
- Preparing a national quality programme aiming at improving the performance efficiency of the public and private production and service institutions, and supervising its implementation.
- Issuing a Libyan quality mark system specifying the relations and organizing the conditions for the permission of its use.
- Expand the cooperation between the Arab, Regional and International bodies, in the fields of common interest.
- Cooperation, coordination and participation in Arab, regional and international organizations active in the Center's fields of activity.
- Measures have been taken for LNCSM to be considered as a National Accreditation Body.