Amendments to a Number of Acts of Government of Russian Federation Concerning Accreditation Enter into Force on April 2

April 01, 2019

On March 25, 2019, the Official Web Portal for legal information published the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 300 “On Amending a Number of Acts of the Government of the Russian Federation” (hereinafter referred to as the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 300) dated March 21, 2019.

The Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 300 amends the following acts of the Government of the Russian Federation:

  • the Provision on the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, approved by the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 437 dated June 5, 2008;
  • the Provision on the Federal Service for Accreditation, approved by the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 845 dated October 17, 2011;
  • the Provision on approval of the general timeline for accreditation and the procedure of competence attestation of an accredited person, including general terms of documentary conformity assessment of the applicant or accredited person to the accreditation criteria and general terms of on-site assessment of the applicant or accredited person to the accreditation criteria, and terms of specific accreditation procedures within the process of accreditation and conformity assessment, approved by the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 519 dated June 5, 2014;
  • the Rules for the development and maintenance of the register of accredited persons, the register of technical experts, and the register of expert organizations, and provision of information from the above-listed registers, approved by the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 604 dated July 1, 2014;
  • the Provision on federal control over the activities of accredited persons, approved by the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 360 dated March 30, 2017;

The Amendments to the Acts of the Government of the Russian Federation, approved by the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 300, are aimed at implementing provisions of the Federal Law No. 412-FZ “On Accreditation in the National Accreditation System” dated December 28, 2013 (as amended by the Federal Law No. 262-FZ “On Amending the Federal Law No. 412-FZ “On Accreditation in the National Accreditation System” dated July 29, 2018, and certain legislative acts of the Russian Federation on the improvement of the accreditation procedure”).

The Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 300 enters into force on April 2, 2019, except for Subparagraph B of Paragraph 4 of the amendments approved by the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 300 entering into force in 90 days following its official publication, i.e. on June 24, 2019.