The National Revenue Agency (NRA) is charged with the responsibility of assessing and collecting domestic taxes, customs duties and other revenues specified by law, as well as administering and enforcing laws relating to these revenues. Sierra Leone is a member of the International Organization for Standardization. The Ministry of Trade and Industry supervises the Sierra Leone Standards Bureau (SLSB) and seeks to ensure an increased compliance with international standards. The National Telecommunications Commission (NATCOM) was established by an Act of Parliament in 2006 to regulate the Sierra Leone telecoms sector, protect consumer interests and ensure fair competition among service providers. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was established in 2008 through the Environmental Protection Agency Act (2008) with the goal of creating and enforcing a strict regulatory framework for environmental regulation in Sierra Leone and became operational in 2009. The Pharmacy Board of Sierra Leone was established through an Act of Parliament in 1988, and reviewed in 2001, to regulate Pharmaceutical Products, Medical Devices, Cosmetic Chemical substances, food and dietary supplement and herbal products, the practice of Pharmacy and any other matters related thereof. Ministry of Transport and Aviation (MoTA) provides the policy and regulatory framework for transport management in Sierra Leone. The SPECIALIST INSPECTION SERVICES (SL) LTD carries out the Pre-Shipment Inspection of exports from Sierra Leone.
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