RAL acts as an independent service provider in its fields of activity. lt is recognized as a non-profit organization and organized in the legal form of a registered association. Its orga ns are Executive Committee, Board of Trustees, General Assembly of Members and the management.
RAL's independent and neutral position finds expression in the fact that the principles of its activities are established by the Board of Trustees which is composed of representatives from the leading organizations representing industry, consumers, agriculture, the federal ministries and other federal bodies. They have a permanent seat and vote on that body. In addition to them, the General Assembly of Members elects four quality assurance associations on the Board of Trustees as representatives of the RAL members.
Source: Medical Compression Hosiery, Quality Assurance RAL-GZ 387/1, Edition January 2008