The conformity assessment procedures are aimed at ensuring that:

a)    Compliance to relevant standards is demonstrated to provide quality assurance to stakeholders.
b)    Consumer protection
c)    The business community is protected from unfair competition due to sub-standard products and services
d)    Professionals and service providers that meet the requirements of relevant standards are recognized nationally and internationally
e)    Value for money for IT products and services provided to government and the private sector
f)    The I.T sector is regulated within the country.