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Registration of environmental polluters in Russia

Environmental polluters

According to the Russian legislation, “environmental polluters” are all companies that have a negative impact on the environment. Such companies are required to have themselves registered as environmental polluters (for the first time - before 31 December 2016).

When do the EEU Technical Regulations enter into force in Kyrgyzstan?

The timeframe was set for Kyrgyzstan for the entry into force of EEU Technical Regulations.  It was adopted by Decision No. 11 of 26 January 2016 of the Eurasian Economic Commission. The TRs will become mandatory in Kyrgyzstan on different dates, and the last one to become mandatory is the TR on automotive and aviation fuel which is to become fully mandatory on 12 August 2021.

The TRs are to be enforced in Kyrgyzstan in four “batches”.

Russian standard for organic food entered into force

The new national Russian standard GOST R 56508-2015 “Organic production. Regulation for production, storage, transportation” entered into force on 1 January 2016.  The Standard applies to organically produced food of animal, plant or microbe origin in a natural, processed or treated form, which is to be consumed by humans or animals or used as planting and seed material.

Registration of medical devices

- Which document regulates the registration procedure?

Decree No. 1416 of 27 December 2012 on the Adoption of the Rules for the State Registration of Medical Devices.

When do the EEU Technical Regulations enter into force in Armenia?

The dates for the entry into force of the Customs Union Technical Regulations in Armenia are set by Decision No. 28 of the Eurasian Economic Commission Collegiate of 14 April 2015 sets out the transitional periods for entering into force of the Customs Union Technical Regulations in Armenia.

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