Accreditation Body
An organization (usually a national standards body associated with ISO) that checks certification bodies and, provided their certification assessment processes pass muster, accredits them i.e. grants them the authority to issue recognized certificates.

Accreditation bodies include:

(Ordered by country accronim alphabetical order)

CSIRO (.au Australia)
INMETRO (.br Brasil)
PTB (.de Germany)
ENAC (.es Spain)
BIS (.in India)
JQA (.jp Japan)
NEN (.nl Netherlands)
UKAS (.uk UK)
NIST (.us USA)
SANAS (.za South Africa)

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