Legal status of the Algerian Accreditation organization (ALGERAC)
Creation Decree No. 05-466 of December 5, 2005, specifies in particular that ALGERAC is a public industrial and commercial establishment (EPIC), endowed with legal personality and financial autonomy.
ALGERAC is governed by the laws and regulations in force, applicable to the administration in its relations with the state and it is deemed to be a trader in its relations with third parties.
ALGERAC is placed under the authority of the ministry responsible for standardization (Ministry of Industry).
ALGERAC has full decision-making powers regarding accreditation, including its granting, maintenance, extension, reduction, suspension and withdrawal.