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  • All-time high participation at ”Your Product, Your Responsibility 2017”

    Some 180 representatives from market surveillance authorities and the business community participated in the Market Surveillance Council’s seminar on 28 April in Stockholm to exchange experiences on the responsibilities of manufacturers, importers and distributors, which different legal frameworks are applicable, how companies comply with them and how authorities survey the market.

  • Follow-up of national market surveillance plan 2016

    The Market Surveillance Council today submitted the follow-up of the national market surveillance plan for 2016 to the European Commission. Focus areas have been information to small companies about product legislation and cooperation between authorities.

  • Broad agreement on how market surveillance in the EU can be improved

    Public authorities need increased knowledge, more resources and stronger powers as well as improving cooperation in order to ensure better compliance among those who make products available on the internal market. There is broad agreement on this among industry, consumers and authorities according to the results of the public consultations launched by the EU Commission that were recently published.

  • National market surveillance plan for 2017

    Checks on products sold on-line, cooperation between customs and market surveillance authorities, joint actions and information to business are some of the activities that the Market Surveillance Council will focus on in 2017.

  • Public consultations on mutual recognition and market surveillance

    How can the knowledge and the enforcement of EU product legislation be improved? The EU Commission has launched two public consultations to obtain the views and ideas of authorities, business, consumers and other stakeholders before future legislative initiatives.

  • Conference on the internal market

    On June 17, some 150 representatives from public authorities, business, consumer organisations and other stakeholders gathered in Brussels to discuss how the free movement of goods and compliance can be enhanced through increased knowledge, clearer rules and enforced cooperation.

  • Governmental Inquiry Commission on market surveillance

    The Swedish Government has appointed an Inquiry Commission to analyse the effectiveness of the powers and sanctions that market surveillance authorities have at their disposal. The analysis and legislative proposals shall be delivered to the Government by the 31 August 2017.

  • Market surveillance day 2016

    140 inspectors, legal advisors and other officials from the authorities in the Market Surveillance Council gathered on the 13th of April in Stockholm to discuss topical issues related to market surveillance.

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