Market Surveillance Regulation: Joint industry response to IMCO draft report on the Proposal

Published: 8 July 2013

Policies & Issues: Internal Market - Compliance, Standards & Enforcement

We acknowledge the report drafted by Ms Pietikäinen, Rapporteur to the EP Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) on the Commission Proposal for a Regulation on Market Surveillance of Products (MSPR). 

In particular, we welcome the fact that the report strengthens the role of the European Commission for the co-ordination of member states’ market surveillance activities, with a view to ensure their effectiveness. It also acknowledges the importance of involving relevant stakeholders at all levels, including industry. 

Nevertheless, we remain concerned that a number of key issues for the legal certainty and proportionality of the enforcement have not been adequately addressed; in particular, industry would like to highlight the following points [more in attachment]

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