Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority
Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Pakistan

About PSQCA

PSQCA Act of 1996

CHAPTER – I: PRELIMINARY
Definitions.

CHAPTER – II:
Constitution of the Authority.
Management.
Constitution of the Board.
Advisory Council.

CHAPTER – III:
Director General
Powers and Functions of the Authority.
Authentication of Orders and other instruments of the Authority Prohibition of improper use of Authority marks.
Prohibition of Improper use of Authority Mark
Prohibition of use of certain names, etc.
Prohibition of registration in certain cases.
Power to prohibit for restrict export of certain articles
Power to prohibit manufacture, keeping in stock and sale of certain articles.

Inspectors
Power to obtain information, etc.
Power of Authority to Other bodies
Appeals.
Certain matters to be kept confidential
Penality of improper use of authority mark
Penalty of contravention of Section-13
Penality of other contraventions
Cognizance of offences by courts.
Protection of action taken under this Act.
Power to exempt.
Power to make rules.
Power to make regulations.

CHAPTER – IV: ESTABLISHMENTS
Appointment of Officers, servants, etc., by the Authority
Appointment of officers, servants, etc., by the Director General in case of urgency.
Members and officers etc. to be public servants.
Delegation of powers to the Director General etc.

CHAPTER – V: FINANCE
Funds.
Budget.
Audit & Accounts.

CHAPTER – VI: MISCELLANEOUS
Submission of yearly reports and returns.
Dissolution of the department of Central Testing Laboratories (CTL) and the Pakistan Standards Institution (PSI)
Removal of difficulties.
Repeal.