Mutual Recognition Agreement


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Mutual Recognition Agreement

An agreement between two or more jurisdictions to consider licenses and certifications given by one jurisdiction as being valid in the others. For example, if one is licensed to practice dentistry in Oregon and Oregon has a mutual recognition agreement with Washington, one is by extension licensed to practice dentistry in Washington. Mutual recognition agreements may take place within a country (as between U.S. states) or they may be international.
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Mutual Recognition Agreement is based largely on the mutual recognition of test results by "Conformity Assessment Bodies," which, in turn, are evaluated pursuant to international standards set forth in ISO/IEC Guides.
The working paper also called for signing an EU-Japan Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) on testing and certification in several areas including medical products and an agreement on the peaceful use of nuclear energy.
Holst also played an important role in clarifying the language for the Israel-PLO mutual recognition agreement,(84) assuming a more direct involvement in these negotiations.
To jump-start the process, however, the United States this year said it would be willing to support negotiations on the full range of wine issues, including the use of semigeneric names, if the EU is willing to craft a Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) first.
5 trillion in commerce, are environmental goods and services, fish and fish products, forest products, medical equipment and instruments, telecommunications mutual recognition agreement, energy, toys, gems and jewellery, and chemicals.
Recently the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reached a mutual recognition agreement with their respective PIP and Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) programs.
The official said the activation of the PTA followed the signing of a Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) on plant quarantine and Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) measures between Indonesia and Pakistan.
The Philippines and Vietnam will also 'consider signing a mutual recognition agreement on quality control and management and safety of agricultural and fishery products, and a memorandum of understanding on education cooperation,' the statement said.
3 million in 2014, after coming into effect of the Mutual Recognition Agreement on sanitary and phyto-sanitary measures for agricultural products and grant of Pest Free Area Recognition for Pakistan's Kinnow allowing entry through Tanjung Priok Port of Jakarta.
As a preparation for the Asean (Association of South East Asian Nations) integration in 2015, the Department of Labour and Employment is reviewing all process and training regulations to conform with international standards as basis for mutual recognition agreement.
Also, the CE mark permits the sale of Neutrolin in countries that have an MDD Mutual Recognition Agreement with the EU.
Currently a talk over mutual recognition of electronics and related products sold to each other's market is under way and the mutual recognition agreement (MRA) on the said products is expected to be inked by the end of this year.