New Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On technical regulation" dated December 30, 2020 No. 396-VI ЗРК ( entered into force on July 1, 2021) regulates public relations arising from the establishment and implementation of mandatory requirements for products, including buildings and structures related to the requirements for products, processes of design (including survey), production, construction, installation, commissioning, operation, storage, transportation, sale and disposal, voluntary application of requirements for products, processes and services, conformity assessment and state control and supervision in the field of technical regulation, and also establishes the legal framework for the state system of technical regulation.
RSE "Kazakhstan Institute of Standardization and Certification" in accordance with the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated October 5, 2018 " On standardization "is a national standardization body that implements state policy in the field of standardization and coordinates work on standardization and creation of conditions for the adoption of standards on the basis of consensus of all stakeholders.
The standards are applied on a voluntary basis and are developed by the business community, government agencies, technical committees for standardization.
Mandatory requirements for products are established in technical regulations, and methods and methods of production in standards.
National standards are approved by the KTRM. National standards are mandatory if the regulatory legal acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan contain instructions on this.
In order to meet the requirements of technical regulations, a list of standards is approved, as a result of which, on a voluntary basis, compliance with the requirements of technical regulations is ensured.
The rules for the accounting and application of international standards, standards of foreign states on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan were approved by Order of the Minister for Investment and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated December 12, 2018 No. 870.
Confirmation of the conformity of products and processes on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan is mandatory or voluntary.
For the import and sale of products subject to mandatory confirmation of conformity, it is required to undergo conformity confirmation procedures and obtain a certificate of conformity or a declaration of conformity.
Products subject to mandatory confirmation of conformity are determined by technical regulations.
Conformity assessment rules, including the procedure for certification of products, services, processes, the procedure for registering a declaration of conformity, forms of documents on conformity assessment, the procedure for their execution, approved by the Order of the acting Minister of Trade and Integration of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated June 29, 2021 No. 433-NҚ.
To obtain a certificate of conformity / declaration of conformity, you must contact one of the conformity assessment bodies (OTC) registered in the register of accreditation entities of the Republic of Kazakhstan and in the field of accreditation of which there are one or another product. The register is posted on the official website of the National Accreditation Body of the Republic of Kazakhstan
The general safety declaration is also included in the conformity assessment documents. A declaration of general product safety is drawn up in relation to products that are not included in the Unified List of Products, in respect of which mandatory requirements are established within the framework of the Customs Union, approved by the decision of the Customs Union Commission (hereinafter - the Unified List), as well as products included in the Unified List, but in respect of which technical regulations have not been adopted or enacted.
Voluntary confirmation of the conformity of products, services, processes that are not subject to the requirements established by technical regulations is carried out at the initiative and requirements of the applicant and is carried out by an OPS on a contractual basis. Voluntary confirmation of compliance is carried out in the form of voluntary certification. Requirements for the procedure for conducting the procedure for voluntary confirmation of conformity and the assignment of conformity marks are established by national standards.
To release products into circulation, it is necessary to go through the conformity assessment procedures established by the EAEU TR (section "Evaluation (confirmation) of conformity").
Uniform rules for registration of declarations of conformity were approved by the decision of the EEC Board dated March 20, 2018 No. 41.
To obtain a certificate of conformity / declaration of conformity, you must contact one of the OPS included in the Unified Register of OPS and IL of the Union, in the field of accreditation of which there is one or another product. Information can be obtained on the website www.nca.kz or www.eurasiancommission.org
Foreign and international organizations issuing documents in the field of confirmation of conformity of a foreign sample are entitled to carry out activities in the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan with the notification of the authorized body on the commencement of activities in the manner established by The Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan" On Permits and Notifications ".
Mandatory confirmation of compliance is carried out in the following forms:
1) acceptance by the manufacturer (executor) of the declaration of conformity;
2) compulsory certification.