Progress in Inspection Reform Discussed with Prime Minister

Inspection Reform Coordinating Council’s 17th meeting  was held  the Office of Government.

The meeting first discussed the State control checklists for non-food products and services as submitted by the market surveillance authority of the Ministry of Economic Development and Investment.

Highlighting the need to comply with the business community’s interests, the Prime Minister instructed to explore the best international practices and revise the checklist.

The Council next discussed the proposed amendments to the law On Inspection Bodies, which suggests ensuring greater independence for inspection bodies and introducing a quality assurance system to enhance accountability.

The Head of Government urged those present to circulate the proposed concept in order to bring together the stakeholders’ opinions and recommendations and submit a revised version to the Council.

The meeting also discussed issues related to the dissolution of some ministry-affiliated inspection bodies and the establishment of new agencies in accordance with the law On Inspection Bodies of the Republic of Armenia.


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