What is the Current Status of New Technical Regulations in Russia?
The Association of European Business in the Russian Federation (AEB) is pleased to invite you to a round table discussion dedicated to the following topic: “Current Status on the Development and Implementation of New Technical Regulations in Russia”. Main speaker: Sergey Pugachev, Deputy Head of the Russian Federal Agency for Technical Regulation and Metrology (Rostekhregulirovaniye).
The open event will take place from 10:00 to 12:00 on February 5th, 2009 at the AEB Office in Moscow. The working language is Russian. English translation will be provided.
This meeting will provide you with an excellent opportunity to assess the challenges faced by European companies based in Russia, with regards to the implementation of new technical regulations.
In fact, the Federal Law 184-FZ of 2002 "On Technical Regulation" amended by Laws 45-FZ, 65-FZ, 309-FZ and 160-FZ changes radically the whole system of technical regulation in Russia. The most important changes introduced by this Law are:
- Replacement of mandatory compliance with standards by mandatory compliance with technical regulations, meant to ensure protection of life and health of people, protection of property of individuals and legal entities, protection of environment and prevention of actions misleading consumers
- Voluntary application of standards
- Predominant use of mandatory declaration of conformity over mandatory certification
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