Policy Rule BR002 describes the RvA policy concerning the accreditation of bodies which carry out conformity assessment activities. Policy Rule BR003 describes the RvA policy on the definition of scopes for the different types of accreditation.
Both policy rules have been revised. The following significant changes were made:
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Compared to version 3 Article 38 has been added stating the possibility to grant a temporary accreditation with restricting conditions in case the body has not yet been able to carry out the activities.
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Given the nature of the changes in both policy rules, a transition period for the implementation is not required. The changes are effective immediately for the assessments carried out after the formal publication of the amended policy rules.