On May 24, 2012, ATS was a signatory to the ILAC MRA (Mutual Recognition Agreement) for testing and calibrations, and on October 25, 2012, the ILAC MRA agreement for the inspection area was signed. In addition, ATS was a signatory to the IAF MLA in the field of product certification on 25 October 2012, ATS signed the new IAF MLA in the field of management management certification on 6 October 2014 and, on 20 October 2016, ATS signed the new IAF MLA in the field of certification of persons on the basis of the EA multilateral agreement. EA MLA is an agreement signed between members of the EA accreditation body for the recognition of equivalence, reliability and hence the acceptance of accredited certifications, inspections, calibration certificates and audit reports throughout Europe (EA region). Together with other nationally recognized accreditation bodies around the world, the ATS is the national signatory of multilateral agreements for mutual recognition through the European Accreditation Cooperation (EA), the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and the International Cooperation in Laboratory Accreditation (ILAC). Organizations that have signed these agreements are considered equivalent after being subjected to peer reviews. The EA, IAF and ILAC have websites providing information on their organisations and information on the organizations that sign their agreements. One of the objectives of the decree is to create a legal framework supported by the adoption of relevant technical provisions transposing the `new approach` directives into the area of EU technical legislation. This will allow for the opening of negotiations for international mutual recognition agreements for certification certificates and trademarks of foreign countries, particularly when it comes to concluding an appropriate international agreement with the EU on the assessment of compliance and approval of industrial products (ACAA) that allows the issue of certificates and trademarks of compliance to certain Serbian products or product groups. , issued by nationally designated compliance assessment agencies.
be brought to the UNION market without further compliance assessment or additional costs incurred.