In many economies, regulators may be national, state, provincial, or even municipal in their scope. They may be public authorities or represent private sector specifiers.
Many regulators are already using accreditation effectively to support their regulatory and policy objectives. However, there are some that do not possess sufficient information, which can lead to the incorrect application or specification of accreditation requirements.
The Specifying Accreditation in Regulation Factsheet which specifies text that can be provided to regulators and purchasers to assist them in specifying use of accredited services in regulations or specifications.