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The basis of the 'Agreement on Mutual Recognition in Relation to Conformity Assessment between the European Community and New Zealand' is as follows:

  1. The Government of New Zealand shall accept attestations of conformity including test reports, certificates, authorisations and marks of conformity as required by legislation and regulations identified in the Sectoral Annexes issued by designated conformity assessment bodies in the European Community in accordance with this Agreement.
  2. The European Community shall accept attestations of conformity including test reports, certificates, authorisations and marks of conformity as required by legislation and regulations identified in the Sectoral Annexes, issued by designated conformity assessment bodies in New Zealand in accordance with this Agreement.
  3. This Agreement shall not entail mutual acceptance of the standards or technical regulations of the Parties or mutual recognition of the equivalence of such standards or technical regulations.

In accordance with Section II, being:

  • the Sectoral Annex on Telecommunications Terminal Equipment; and
  • the Sectoral Annex on Electromagnetic Compatibility, designated conformity assessment body under the agreement is recognised by New Zealand as an accredited testing body for EMC purposes.
     
Last updated 2 December 2014