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Conformity Assessment Commission

The Conformity Assessment Commission is a permanent expert advisory body to the President of the Office for Standards, Metrology and Testing in the area of its competence. The Commission promotes development of conformity assessment and the achievement of compatibility with conformity assessment procedures applied in the EU. If necessary, it represents Czech subjects operating in the field of conformity assessment in relevant international organisations.

The Commission discusses the proposals and recommends:

  • concepts in the field of conformity assessment, including important issues of international and European cooperation,
  • tasks of the Program on State Testing Development,
  • authorization of new legal entities to operate under Act No. 22/1997 Coll., on Technical Requirements for Products and on Amendments and Supplements to Certain Acts, as amended, and major changes to the authorizations granted,
  • programmes of information, educational activities and technical equipment for authorised persons.

It also participates in the preparation of legislation in the field of conformity assessment, supports the Czech Republic's involvement in international activities, especially with the aim of mutual recognition of conformity assessment results, and submits proposals for improving activities in this area to the President of the ÚNMZ. In its activities, it uses the opinions and comments of interested legal entities and associations, including the Office's specialist departments, and the knowledge and experience gained from international cooperation.

Membership of the Commission is open to all legal entities and associations active in the field of conformity assessment at national and international level and to independent experts. These are in particular representatives of

  • industrial, commercial and consumer sectors,
  • state administration bodies whose competence includes issuing legislation governing the characteristics of products,
  • testing laboratories, certification and inspection bodies,
  • Czech Institute for Accreditation,
  • Czech Metrology Institute,
  • Office
  • independent experts.

Current composition of the Conformity Assessment Commission

Association of Accredited and Authorised Organisations Ing. Alexander Šafařík-Pštrosz
Association of the Textile, Clothing and Leather Industry RNDr. Pavel Malcik
Czech Trade Inspection Authority Mgr. Michael Maxa
Czech Society for Quality Ing. Stanislav Křeček
Czech Society for Technical Standardization Ing. Václav Voves
Czech-Moravian Electrical Association Ing. Jan Prokš, Ph.D.
Czech Mining Authority Ing. Jiří Fiedor
Czech Institute for Accreditation Ing. Jiří Růžička, MBA
Czech Metrology Institute RNDr. Pavel Klenovský
Railway Authority Ing. Petr Davídek
EUROLAB-CZ Ing. Petr Kučera, CSc.
Chamber of Commerce of the Czech Republic Ing. Jan Dvořák
Technical Inspection of the Czech Republic Ing. Oldřich Kűchler
Ministry of Transport of the Czech Republic Ing. Olga Krištofíková
Ministry of Regional Development of the Czech Republic Ing. Jaroslav Barták
Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic Ing. Eva Průšová
Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic Ing. Vladislav Straka
Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic Iva Blahožová
Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic Ing. Adam Helebrant
EMCas Association Doc. Ing. Jaroslav Svoboda, CSc.
Association for Technical Standardization of the Rubber and Plastics Industry Ing. Marie Bačáková - Kohlová
State Labour Inspection Office Ing. Ondřej Varta
Association of the Chemical Industry of the Czech Republic Ing. Ilona Blažková
Association of Building Entrepreneurs of the Czech Republic Ing. Jaroslav Veselý, CSc.
Confederation of Industry and Transport of the Czech Republic Ing. Radek Hacaperka
Association of Engineering Technology Ing. Jan Koci
Office for Standards, Metrology and Testing Mgr. Václava Holušová