The recently published Council Regulation (EU) 2022/394 and Council Decision (CFSP) 2022/395 imply the suspension of conformity assessment services by the EU notified bodies for Russia.
The Recreational Craft Sectoral Group (RSG), consisting of all Notified Bodies and other parties with valid interest, has been established to assist in the uniform application and interpretation of the actual version of the Recreational Craft Directive (RCD). The composition of RSG comprises the following parties:
An homogeneus application of the conformity assessment procedures among the member states through a strong cooperation within the group:
Share experience and exchange views on the application of the conformity assessment procedures with the aim of contributing to a uniform understanding and application of requirements and procedures.
Elaborate opinions from a technical point of view on matters of conformity assessment procedures by seeking a consensus.
give advice to the European Commission following its request on subjects related to the application of the Directives.
Consider aspects of ethics related to Notified Body activities and to elaborate, if necessary, statements on that topic.
Remain in coherence with standardisation work at European and international level.
Remain informed of harmonisation activities at European level.