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Draft revision of the Ordinance of the Swiss Federal Council on Electrical Low Voltage Equipment (10 pages, in German)
Reference: G/TBT/N/CHE/188

Date of arrival: 2015 March 19     -     Final date for comments: 2015 May 18


The notified revision of the Ordinance on electrical low voltage equipment is part of a package of revisions harmonizing ten Swiss ordinances with technical regulations of Switzerland's main trading partners. It is in line with the ┬źNew Legislative Framework┬╗ of the European Union. The proposal harmonizes definitions throughout the Swiss legislation, clarifies obligations of manufacturers, authorized representatives and introduces obligations for importers and distributors. The proposal also defines new requirements for conformity assessment bodies to guarantee a consistent level of quality for conformity assessment procedures.


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