Rules For Accreditation Of Conformity Assessment Bodies And The Monitoring Of

Original Language Title: Noteikumi par atbilstības novērtēšanas institūciju akreditāciju un uzraudzību

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Read the untranslated law here: https://www.vestnesis.lv/ta/id/170938

Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 96 in Riga 2008. on 11 February (pr. 8. § 17) the provisions on accreditation of conformity assessment bodies and the monitoring of Issued in accordance with the law "on conformity assessment" in article 13, first paragraph, and the environmental protection law, article 39 of the fourth part i. General questions 1. determines: 1.1. national accreditation system, which includes testing and calibration laboratories, management system, product and personnel certification bodies, inspection of institutions and environmental verifiers (further-conformity assessment body) accreditation and surveillance;
1.2. the procedures for establishing and maintaining a conformity assessment body accredited by the registry. 2. the national agency "Latvian National Accreditation Bureau" (hereinafter-the accreditation Office) submitted for publication in the newspaper "journal" of European and international accreditation organisations, the list of documents for the implementation of those rules (hereinafter referred to as the applicable documents). II. activities of the national system of accreditation the Accreditation Bureau 3 take the accreditation of conformity assessment bodies and the monitoring of the standard LVS EN ISO/IEC 17011:2004 "conformity assessment. General requirements for accreditation bodies accredit this essay assessment bodies "and according to the Office for the applicable accreditation documents. 4. the Office for Accreditation of conformity assessment bodies accredited by the regulated sphere according to the law on conformity assessment to determine selected criteria and in accordance with the applicable documents. 5. The accreditation Office of the unregulated sphere accredit and monitor: 5.1. inspection bodies according to the standard LVS EN ISO/IEC 17020:2005 "the main criteria for different types of bodies performing inspection" and the applicable documents;
5.2. management system certification bodies according to the standard LVS EN ISO/IEC 17021: conformity assessment 2007 ". Requirements for bodies providing audit and management systems certification "and the applicable documents;
5.3. the personnel certification bodies according to the standard LVS EN ISO/IEC 17024, conformity assessment: 2005 ". General requirements for the certification of persons and institutions ' documents;
5.4. test and calibration laboratories according to the standard LVS EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005 "the competence of testing and calibration laboratories-General requirements" and the applicable documents;
5.5. testing laboratories that work in the medical field, the standard LVS EN ISO 15189:2008 "medical laboratory. Particular requirements for quality and competence "or standard LVS EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005" the competence of testing and calibration laboratories-General requirements "and the applicable documents;
5.6. the product certification bodies according to the standard LVS EN 45011:2004 "General requirements for bodies dealing with product certification systems" and applicable documents;
5.7. the environmental verifier of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 March 2001, Regulation (EC) no 761/2001 allowing voluntary participation by organisations in a Community eco-management and audit scheme, and the applicable documents. III. Accreditation procedure accreditation Office, 6 based on conformity assessment no information on its application for accreditation, conformity assessment bodies with contract. The contract determines the assessment procedures and the obligations of the parties under this provision the requirements of chapter II. 7. The accreditation Office is assessed individually each conformity assessment bodies in accordance with the provisions of paragraphs 4 or 5 of these requirements in the following order: 7.1 Accreditation Accreditation Office designate competent evaluators and experts;
7.2. the conformity assessment body shall provide to the accreditation Office requested information necessary for the evaluation;
7.3. the Accreditation Bureau evaluates the conformity assessment body in the sphere of accreditation applied for, including sampling and testing various skills of the conformity assessment bodies operating locations;
7.4. after evaluation visits shall be submitted in writing to the Office of accreditation of conformity assessment bodies in the review of the results of the evaluation;
7.5. after evaluation visits conformity assessment bodies representative signature of a conformity assessment body evaluation results report;
7.6. the conformity assessment body shall take action to eliminate the detected inconsistencies. 8. on the basis of the results of the evaluation, the accreditation Office shall take one of the following decisions: to grant accreditation 8.1 if conformity assessment bodies performed the 4 or 5 of the provisions referred to in point of law, standards and document requirements. Accreditation granted initially for four years, following an accreditation procedure accreditation period is five years;
8.2. not to grant accreditation, where the conformity assessment body has not complied with this provision 4 or 5 of these regulations, standards and documents;
8.3. keep accreditation, if an accredited conformity assessment bodies performed the 4 or 5 of the provisions referred to in point of law, standards and document requirements;
8.4. to stop, if the accreditation accredited conformity assessment body evaluation during the deficiencies noted are not so significant as to the whole sphere of accreditation the accreditation or its part. Accreditation term of suspension shall be determined up to six months;
8.5. to cancel the accreditation if an accredited conformity assessment body has not complied with this provision 4 or 5 of that law, standards and document requirements, or 8.4 of these provisions referred to in subparagraph within the time laid down in that decision it is not looking at the time of evaluation identified weaknesses;
8.6. to expand the sphere of accreditation if the accredited conformity assessment bodies performed the 4 or 5 of the provisions referred to in point of law, standards and document requirements in the field of accreditation;
8.7. to narrow the scope of accreditation, if an accredited conformity assessment body has not complied with this provision 4 or 5 of that law, standards and accreditation requirements document, part of the sphere. 9. the decision on accreditation, suspension or cancellation of the sphere also accept your IMPRESSA in a narrowed the accredited conformity assessment bodies due receipt of the application. 10. Decision concerning the suspension or withdrawal of accreditation the accreditation Office will accept even if an accredited conformity assessment body does not comply with the provisions referred to in paragraph 6 of the agreement. 11. After this rule 8.1., 8.6 and 8.7. bottom of this decision the accreditation Office in the present month of accredited conformity assessment bodies accreditation certificate and its annexes. 12. The accreditation Office: 12.1. develop conformity assessment body evaluation plan for repeat visits, evaluation and other evaluation-related activities, which are necessary to monitor the conformity assessment bodies accredited by the continuing accreditation requirements;
12.2. the evaluation visits established between time intervals, not exceeding two years;
12.3. the monitoring plan evaluation visits, taking into account the other monitor in the bass;
12.4. you can make extraordinary assessment, if the received complaints about the activities of conformity assessment bodies, or information about the changes in its activities, as well as considering other supervisory action;
12.5. the conformity assessment body shall keep the results of the evaluation reports and to ensure privacy. 13. test and calibration laboratories participating in skills testing or other comparison programs. 14. An accredited conformity assessment body (accreditation certificate of accreditation and its annex) on conformity assessment bodies the results of the use of the logo of the Accreditation Bureau conformity assessment bodies and accreditation number (below-window) (attachment) If a conformity assessment carried out in accordance with the approved area. 15. The logo should not be used to mislead. Its use must not be inconsistent with this provision in paragraph 14. 16. The accreditation Office every month in writing inform the national Office of environment monitoring on the relevant review accredited environmental verifiers in the month, indicating that rule the information referred to in paragraph 17. IV. the conformity assessment body Accredited for the establishment and maintenance of the register's Office of accreditation 17. establish and maintain accredited institution the conformity evaluation terms of NASA. The register shall contain the following information: 17.1. conformity assessment bodies accreditation number;
17.2. the conformity assessment body name, legal address and the actual site address;
17.3. the sphere of conformity assessment accreditation;
17.4. the period of validity of the certificate of accreditation;

17.5. the period of suspension of the accreditation of these regulations 8.4. in the cases referred to. 18. The Accreditation Bureau updates the accredited conformity assessment counselling information contained in the register of prostitution laws of accredited conformity assessment bodies. Register available Accreditation Bureau homepage on the internet. V. concluding questions 19. Be declared unenforceable in Cabinet on august 3, 2004 No. 689 of the rules "rules for testing and calibration laboratories, certification and inspection bodies and the accreditation of environmental verifiers and supervision" (Latvian journal, 2004, nr. 124; 2005, nr. 100). 20. This provision in respect of point 5.5 of the standard LVS EN ISO 15189:2008 "medical laboratory. Particular requirements for quality and competence "shall enter into force on 1 May 2008. Prime Minister i. Godmanis Environment Minister r. vējonis annex Cabinet 11 February 2008-Regulation No 96 of the accreditation Office logo and the conformity assessment body accreditation number accreditation Office window 1:1.1. size (recommended for A4 page)-height 10 mm, width 15 mm; 1.2. one of the following colors: 1.2.1 black; 1.2.2. dark blue and light blue colours composition: 1.2.2.1. T letter and stars-PANTONE colour scale 5415C; 1.2.2.2. other window part-PANTONE colour scale 654C. 2. the conformity assessment body accreditation number: 2.1 X-the designation of conformity assessment bodies: 2.1.1. T-testing laboratories; 2.1.2. K-calibration laboratories; 2.1.3. the S1-product certification body; 2.1.4. S2-management system certification body; 2.1.5. S3-personnel certification body; 2.1.6. I-institution of inspection; 2.1.7. EN-V-the environmental verifier; 2.1.8. M-medical laboratory; 2.2. YYYY-accredited conformity assessment bodies.
Minister for the environment r. vējonis