Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority (MCCAA) is a public authority established by an act of Parliament on 23 May 2011. MCCAA is an amalgamation of the Malta Standards Authority (MSA) with the Consumer and Competition Department and Malta National Laboratory. MCCAA has taken over all responsibilities of MSA and is Malta’s national standards body.
MCCAA is a member of European and international standards organizations, namely CEN (European Committee for Standardization), CENELEC (European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization), ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute), and IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission).
MCCAA is governed by its Board of Governors appointed by the government. The seven members of the Board represent major stakeholders in governmental and non-governmental organizations.
The Standards and Metrology Institute within MCCAA is responsible for the preparation, publication, revision, amendment and promulgation of Maltese standards.