since january 1993, after the splitting of czechoslovakia into two independent states, the czech office for standards, metrology and testing has undertaken coordination functions in standardization, metrology and testing in the czech republic. the czech standards institute was established that same year.
since 1997, the czech standards institute, on the basis of an authorization from the ministry of industry and trade provided under act 22/1997 coll. on technical requirements for products and on amendments of some acts,has become the national standards body for all fields of standardization. as of 31 december 2008, the institute was dissolved by decision of the ministry.
since 1 january 2009, the development and publication of standards in the czech republic have been ensured by the czech office for standards, metrology and testing (unmz), on the basis of act 22/1997 coll.
note: statistical data relate to the czech standards institute that was dissolved as of 2008-12-31. the legal status is relevant to unmz.
czech office for standards, metrology and testing
biskupský dvůr 1148/5
110 00 praha 1
tel: +420 2 21 80 21 11 / +420 224 907 175
fax: +420 221802300