| ISO/IEC 17020:2012 Updated version
The updated version of ISO 17020:2012 version is now published and is available.
This standard is more user-friendly and covers most of the aspects missing previously in the older version.
Its implementation in UAE by ENAS accredited inspection bodies will be as follows:
• For existing applicants and accredited Inspection bodies, one year grace period is given for adoption. All these inspection bodies have to update their quality system and its implementation according to ISO 17020: 2012 for their assessments to be conducted in 2013.
• Al new applicants have to comply with the requirements of ISO 17020:2012 version before submitting their applications from 1st of May 2012.
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