The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards was established as a statutory body under the Standards Act No. 14 of 1990, and commenced operations on 01 April 1991. The affairs of SLBS are governed by a broad based Standards Council, which sets the policy direction of the institution. This Council is accountable to the Minister with responsibility for Standards Matters (that is, the Minister of Commerce). The Director of SLBS is the chief executive who is responsible for directing and managing the financial and administrative affairs of SLBS.
The core values as follows:
- Quality & Continuous Improvement
- Integrity & Ethics
- Employee Empowerment
- Partnership/ Stakeholder Engagement