Regulation (2009:895) With Instruction For The Swedish Board For Accreditation And Technical Control

Original Language Title: Förordning (2009:895) med instruktion för Styrelsen för ackreditering och teknisk kontroll

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section 1 of the Swedish Board for accreditation and inspection charge

for questions about technical control, including accreditation and

issues in General on conformity assessment and

coordination of market surveillance, regulated measurement technology and

precious metal control.

The starting point is the interest of the

1. the proper functioning of the internal market characterised by free

movement of goods, services, persons and capital,

2. an open and strong multilateral trading system, and

3. need-based control regimes that contribute to security

and high quality.

2 § the museums shall be responsible in particular for

1. the conformity assessment schemes/technical

testing and inspection, including

– in the European Union (EU), international and national

promote open and harmonised technical control regimes,

accreditation systems and standards for the mutual acceptance of

results from the tests, certificates and other evidence of

conformity to eliminate technical barriers to trade,

-maintain and develop open, cost effective

and on-call arrangements for technical control and

conformity assessment activities in other who stands in

compliance with the principles in the EU and contributing to

to facilitate international trade,

– be GLP (Good Laboratory Practice) according to

Regulation (1991:93) on the implementation of the OECD's principles of good

laboratory practice,

2. accreditation activities, including

-be national accreditation body in accordance with

European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) no 765/2008 of the

9 July 2008 setting out the requirements for accreditation and

market surveillance relating to the marketing of products and

repeal of Regulation (EEC) No 339/93,

– promotion and development of a national system of accreditation

that meets national and international acceptance,

3. notified and designated bodies, including

– notify the bodies and supervise according to the law

(2011:791) on accreditation and technical control shall be notified

for information in relation to conformity assessment

According to the provisions in force in the EU,

4. coordination of market surveillance, including the

– together with other authorities work to ensure an efficient and

need-based market surveillance nationally and within the European Union, among others.

through market surveillance Council and through the application of

European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) no 765/2008,

5. regulated measurement technology and precious metal control, including


– maintain a needs-based regulatory framework for regulated

measurement technology for protection against incorrect amount of information regarding

goods and commodities, as well as against false indications of

standards of fineness of articles of precious metals, which should aim at

competition on equal terms, create good conditions for

international trade and contribute to an effective internal


– monitoring and market surveillance of products in the

own responsibility, and

6. national standards laboratories, including that

– supervise national laboratory sites so that they meet

the requirements of international standards.

Moreover, the authority should monitor and participate in international

cooperation in their areas of responsibility and ensure that the

rules and procedures the authority responsible for is

cost-effective and easy for citizens and businesses.

Regulation (2014:1316).

section 3 within the framework of the Government's work and priorities to

authority to assist the Government with expert support by backing

and opinions and, where necessary, through participation in

international meetings and negotiation processes.

paragraph 4 the Agency may perform the service exports within the framework of the

information set out in this instruction.

The authority shall, taking into account available human

resources, to support the accession countries, candidate countries and other

countries that harmonise their legislation with the EU or

implement adaptation to the World Trade Organisation (WTO)

requirements in their construction of technical infrastructure



5 § the museums shall in the exercise of their functions, have a

close cooperation with the relevant authorities and agencies, business

and other stakeholders, as well as inform and give advice on issues

within their areas of responsibility.


section 6 of the Authority is headed by a head of Government.

section 7 of the authority is an Advisory Council consisting of not more than

ten members.

Positions and assignments

section 8, the Director General is the head of Government.

Special bodies

§ 9 When a market surveillance authority advice. Closer

provisions on the Council can be found in Regulation (2014:1039) if

market surveillance of products and other related supervision.

Regulation (2014:1040).

Staff disciplinary board

10 § at the Agency, there shall be a staff disciplinary board.

Applicability of certain regulations

11 § the museums shall apply the staff representatives Ordinance



12 § the museums may levy charges according to the law (2011:791) if

accreditation and technical control, the Regulation (1993:1066)

units of measurement, measurements and measuring instruments and regulation

(1999:780) on trade in articles of precious metal.

Regulation (2011:828).

The right to provide

section 13 authority functions under

– Act (2011:791) on accreditation and technical control,

– Ordinance (2011:811) on accreditation and technical


– Act (1992:1514) units of measurement, measurements and measuring instruments,

– Ordinance (1993:1066) units of measurement, measurement, and

measuring instruments,

– Ordinance (2014:864) on voluntary environmental management and

environmental audit,

– taxi highway code (2012:238),

-emission control regulation (2011:345), and

– Ordinance (1994:99) on water and heat meters.

Regulation (2014:865).