In the period between 16th and 19th November 2010, seminars on the subject of Quality Infrastructure - Drafting Technical Regulations were held as part of the EU funded Project entitled “Technical Assistance to Quality Infrastructure Institutions in the Republic of Serbia” and in cooperation with the Ministry of Economy and Regional Development (MoERD).
Peter Vrtačnik PhD and Irena Možek Grgurevič MSc, experts from the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Slovenia, shared their experiences with their colleagues from the Ministry of Economy and Regional Development (MoERD) in terms of drafting technical regulations, primarily in the field of transposing EU technical legislation into the national legislation. Topics related to preparation and drafting of regulations were addressed at the seminar, as well as instruments for upgrading thereof.
Special emphasis was on mandatory notification of technical regulations that should be prepared and the Regulation on Notification Procedure and Mode of Obtaining Information Pertaining to Technical Regulations, conformity assessment and standards. The said Regulation will define a framework for notification of technical regulations and standards to competent international bodies during the preparatory phase, and activities of the competent authorities in the Republic of Serbia following the receipt of applications from other countries, and TEHNIS software as technical support to the entire system.
The said topics were presented as follows:
Peter Vrtačnik PhD and Irena Možek Grgurevič MSc, Ministry of Economy, Republic of Slovenia - Drafting Technical Regulations – Experiences from Slovenia
Vitomir Fister – EU Legal Framework of Quality Infrastructure, seminar entitled Quality Infrastructure - Drafting Technical Regulations
Tanja Dimitrijević, Ministry of Economy – Transposition of Directives into the Legislation of the Republic of Serbia – Experiences of the MoERD in Transposing Directive No. 2006/95/EC
Nikola Mirković, Ministry of Economy – Implementation of the Law on Technical Requirements for Products and Conformity Assessment and sub-laws
Nikola Mirković, Ministry of Economy – Preparatory Activities Preceding the Drafting of Regulations – General Principles
Biljana Tomić, ATS – Role of Accreditation and Reference to Accreditation in Technical Regulations
Tanja Petrović and Miodrag Dugandžija, Ministry of Economy – Regulation on Notification Procedure and Mode of Obtaining Information Pertaining to Technical Regulations