THE MINISTRY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No: 24/2007/QĐ-BKHCN
Hanoi, September 28, 2007
 
DECISION
PROMULGATING THE REGULATION ON CERTIFICATION OF STANDARD CONFORMITY, CERTIFICATION OF TECHNICAL – REGULATION CONFORMITY, ANNOUNCEMENT OF TECHNICAL –REGULATION CEMENT OF TECHNICAL REGULATION CONFORMITY
THE MINISTRER OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Pursuant to the June 29, 2006 Law on Standards and Technical Regulations;
Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 54/ 2003/ND-CP of May 19,2003, defining the functions, tasks, powers and organizational structure of the Ministry of Science and Technology, and Decree No. 2812004/ND-CP of January 16, 2004, amending and supplementing a number of articles of Decree No. 5412003/ND-CP;
Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 127 2007/ND-CP of August 1, 2007, detailing the implementation of a number of articles of the Law on Standards and Technical Regulations;
At the proposal of the General Director for Standards and Quality,
DECIDES:
Article 1. To promulgate together with this Decision the Regulation on certification of standard conformity, certification of technical-regulation conformity, announcement of standard conformity and announcement of technical-regulation conformity.

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Article 2. This Decision takes effect 15 days after its publication in "CONG BAO”.
Article 3. The General Director for Standards and Quality and concerned organizations and individuals shall implement this Decision.
 
FOR THE MINISTER OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
VICE MINISTER




Tran Quoc Thang
 
DECIDES
PROMULGATING THE REGULATION ON CERTIFICATION OF STANDARD CONFORMITY, CERTIFICATION OF TECHNICAL - REGULATION CONFORMITY, ANNOUNCEMENT OF TECHNICAL -REGULATION CEMENT OF TECHNICAL REGULATION CONFORMITY
(Promulgated together with the Science and Technology Ministry's Decision No. 24/2007/QD-BKHCN of September 28, 2007)
Chapter I
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1. Scope of regulation
This Document provides for certification of standard conformity, certification of technical­regulation conformity, announcement of standard conformity and announcement of technical-regulation conformity.
Article 2. Subjects of application

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This Document applies to agencies, organizations and individuals engaged in certification of standard conformity, certification of technical-regulation conformity, announcement of standard conformity or announcement of technical-regulation conformity.
Article 3. Natme of activities of standard and technical-regulation certification and announcement
1. Certification of standard conformity and announcement of standard conformity is a voluntary activity for all organizations and individuals.
2. Certification of technical-regulation conformity and announcement of technical-regulation conformity is a compulsory activity for all organizations and individuals having products, goods, services, processes or environmental management requirements subject to relevant technical regulations.
Article 4. Standard conformity marks, technical­regulation conformity marks
1. Standard conformity marks
Standard conformity marks are prescribed by standard conformity certification organizations. Standard conformity marks must meet the following basic requirements:
a) Being clear, not causing confusion with other marks;
b) Having enough area to display the symbol of the relevant standard used for certification;
Standard conformity certification organizations shall specify the shapes, structures, design and use of standard conformity marks

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2. Technical-regulation conformity marks
a) The shapes and sizes of technical-regulation conformity marks are specified in Appendix I to this Regulation (not printed herein).
b) Technical-regulation conformity marks are displayed directly on products and goods or their packings or labels at easy-to-notice and easy-to-read places and, at the same time, may be printed in attached technical documents.
c) Technical-regulation conformity marks may be displayed in larger or smaller sizes but must ensure their proportions and be readable with bare eyes.
d) Technical-regulation conformity marks must be of the same color.  

 

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