The consecutive recognition procedure applies by analogy to the recognition of an EU authorisation, unless the Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) on the assessment of compliance between Switzerland and the EU has been updated. Similarly, signatories are generally required to promote and recommend recognition of the calibration certificates of other signatories (with the exception of factory calibration certificates). BAM is referred to as an institute and a signatory to the Multilateral Agreement for recognition of the National Measurement Institutes (CIPM MRA) in collaboration with the PTB (National Metrology Institute) and the UBA (Federal Environment Agency). A Multilateral Recognition Agreement (MRA) is being developed, with the aim of achieving universal recognition of accreditations on the basis of recognition agreements of regional groups (for example). B of the ABC-MLA). Negotiations on a bilateral agreement on mutual recognition and protection of geographical indications were concluded in 2012. In addition, university exchanges have benefited from the agreement on mutual recognition of the equivalence of university degrees. Accreditation bodies that have signed ILAC`s mutual recognition agreements recognize their mutual equivalence and the equivalence of calibration certificates issued by the same signatories. An agreement should govern the link between the Swiss Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) and the EU ETS through mutual recognition of emission credits. Mutual recognition agreements set out the conditions under which a party (non-member state) accepts compliance assessment results (for example. B tests or certifications) conducted by the compliance assessment agencies (CABs) designated by the other party to demonstrate compliance with the requirements of the first part (non-member) and vice versa. It is an agreement between the government authorities of different countries in the compulsory area, that is, regulated by law. Mutual recognition convention in German/French languages, Lisbon Convention, bilateral agreements.
Proposal for a regulation by the European Parliament and the Council on the mutual recognition of civil protection measures (first reading) (legislative deliberation) – confirmation of mutual recognition agreements (MRAs) with the European Parliament, which promote trade in goods between the European Union and third countries and facilitate market access. These are bilateral agreements designed to facilitate industry access to compliance assessment. The benefit to accreditation bodies that are part of the ABC-MLA (for example. B the German authorities) lies in the fact that there is no new evaluation visit by an international team. Signing of the Agreement on Mutual Recognition of Protected Designations of Origin (PDOs) and Protected Geographical Indications (PGI) for agricultural products and foodstuffs.