The Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016
Chapter V Miscellaneous
25. Power of Central Government to issue directions.
- Without prejudice to the foregoing provisions of this Act, the Bureau shall, in the exercise of its powers or the performance of its functions under this Act, be bound by such directions on questions of policy as the Central Government may give in writing to it from time to time:
- The decision of the Central Government whether a question is one of policy or not shall be final.
- The Central Government may take such other action as may be necessary for the promotion, monitoring and management of quality of goods, articles, processes, systems and services and to protect the interests of consumers and various other stakeholders and notify any other goods, articles, processes, systems and services for the purpose of sub-section (1) of section 16.
Provided that the Bureau shall, as far as practicable, be given an opportunity to express its views before any direction is given under this sub-section.