Regulation on the Procedure of Market Surveillance Activities

In accordance with Decision of the Government of the Republic of Moldova № 597 from 13.08.2012, was approved the Regulations on the procedure for the activities of market surveillance by the Agency of Consumer Protection.

In order to implement legislation in the field of consumer protection, Regulation establishes procedures for control of the Agency of Consumer Protection. It also establishes compliance with technical regulations, conformity of products and services and / or requirements including legal metrology regulations, standards and business rules.

In accordance with the regulation, inspectors have free access to the place where manufactured, sold, packed, stored products or services. If these places are the same housing of the entity, and it denies access to a designated control inspector, the latter may bring the police. Inspector oversees all documentation, as well as certificates and approvals for the products.

The manager or person in charge of the controlled entity, in case he disagrees with control results, has the right to comment in writing a separate opinion, which is attached to the act of control. Decisions and orders issued as a result of control can be appealed in administrative court.

The full text of the Regulations can be found at the following address: In Russian | State language.

Government Decision on the approval of the Regulations on the activities of market surveillance by the Agency for Consumer Protection № 597 from 13.08.2012 published in Monitorul Oficial № 175-176/663 of 21.08.2012, take effect from the date of publication.


 

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The Provisions of the Approval on Obligations, which are Offered by Enterprises

In accordance with the Decision of the Plenum of the Competition Council No.2of January 22, 2015, the Competition Council approved the "Provisions of the approval on obligations, which are offered by enterprises."



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Law on State Control over Business Activity

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