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Developments in Market Surveillance in Estonia 4 December 2003, Prague Signe Ratso Deputy Secretary General Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications.

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1 Developments in Market Surveillance in Estonia 4 December 2003, Prague Signe Ratso Deputy Secretary General Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications of Estonia 5

2 Principles of market surveillance in EU European Single Market - Free Movement of Goods Directive binding, standards support National legislation in full accordance Duty of national authorities Forms and methods of implementation left to the Member States

3 MS Institutions in Estonia Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications - Technical Inspectorate - Consumer Protection Board - Energy Market Inspectorate - Maritime Board - Communications Board

4 Ministry of Social Affairs - Labour Inspectorate - State Agency of Medicines - Health Protection Inspectorate Ministry of Agriculture-Plant Protection Products Inspectorate Ministry of Environment- Environmental Inspectorate Ministry of Finance- Customs Board

5 Phare 2000 Market Surveillance Project January 2002 – December 2003 Context of the project - European Union Membership - European Single Market - Support the development in Estonian organisations Structure of the project - 5 horizontal components, 11 vertical components

6 Directives covered - Low voltage equipment - Electromagnetic compatibility EMC - Construction products - Machinery - Lifts - Medical devices - Personal Protective equipment - Pressure vessels - Chemical products - Radio and telecommunications terminal equipment, etc

7 Achievements and results of the project 20 foreign experts, more than 60 missions Training given, 18 study trips organised, contacts created International Safe Product Seminar 11work manuals produced Information material, 18 leaflets produced, 2 video clips Good cooperation network between MS institutions created Sector strategies prepared; IT systems (ICSMS) Estonian Institutional Market Surveillance Strategy for Non- food Products prepared Product Safety Campaign organised

8 Product Safety Campaign Aim: to raise the awareness of product safety Involved parties: MS Project, TI, CPB, LI Timeline: October - December 2003 Campaign: - reality show - in-store solution - safety website (www.ohutus.ee)www.ohutus.ee - newspapers, magazines

9 Reality show Name: TATIKAD Channel: Estonian State TV Air time: 26 Oct – 30 Nov 2003 Sundays at 19:15 (prime time), total of 6 series Devices constructed: wood splitting machine, carrot harvester, washing machine, etc Reach: more than 15% of the population

10 Reality show

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12 In-store

13 Website

14 Need for a Strategy Accession to EU Strategic challenges - compliance with EU requirements - cooperation at local and international level - coordination - resource planning and efficient use of resources

15 Bases for the Strategy Decentralised system Coordination and cooperation Partnership network Cooperation at European level Proactive and Reactive measures Market Surveillance programmes

16 Conclusions of the Strategy and Roadmap for the Future Institutional development - well-established network of institutions - cooperation through coordination- Market Surveillance Advisory Council Human resources development - continuous training - participation in the work of EU institutions - management of risks related to possible leaving of employees

17 Conclusions of the Strategy and Roadmap for the Future Financing - budget discussions at market surveillance advisory committee/council - use of EU funds - use of EU databases Preparation of market surveillance programmes - surveillance programmes based on product groups MS Intents; Recommendations

18 Thank You for Your attention!


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