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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The European cooperation for Accreditation (EA), the Asia Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (APLAC) and the Inter-American Accreditation Cooperation (IAAC) are the current ILAC-recognized regions with acceptable mutual recognition arrangements (MRAs) and evaluation procedures.
Under a mutual recognition arrangement, developed country regulators can work directly with those in developing countries to assist them in their regulatory endeavours, in coordination with national and international development agencies.
The Agreement introduces a new liberalisation measure of "implementing, on a pilot basis, a mutual recognition arrangement of certification and relevant testing business among Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao in the China (Guangdong) Pilot Free Trade Zone, with a view to carrying out 'certified once, tested once, and results accepted by three places'".
PNAC has achieved Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) from Asia Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (APLAC) and International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC)," he added.
On mutual recognition, they agreed that the goals of a mutual recognition arrangement would be to increase transatlantic market efficiency and liquidity while enhancing investor protection.
As a senior Electronics and Communications Engineering student, the ASEAN Mutual Recognition Arrangement on Engineering services caught my attention.
These CABs will provide test data responding to Canadian requirements under the terms of Phase I of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) on Telecommunica-tions Equipment.
PNAC has already achieved mutual recognition arrangement (MRA) from International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) and Asia Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (APLAC) for accreditation of laboratories and is in the process of acquiring MRA for inspection bodies and Multilateral Arrangement (MLA) for certification bodies in the shortest possible time, the Director General added.
Acting Director General PNAC said after signing Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) with Asia Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (APLAC) & International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC), the tests and calibration reports of accredited organization by PNAC are accepted among all the members.
Of the total 15 EVSL initiatives, only one, the Telecommunications Mutual Recognition Arrangement, which was part of the fast-track package but did not involve tariff reductions, has been successfully concluded within APEC in the form of a mutual recognition agreement.
The CAB designations were awarded MiCOM Labs by the designation authority of each country under Phase I of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Mutual Recognition Arrangement (APEC Tel MRA).
630 million people are ASEAN citizens and ASEAN citizens especially the professionals such as doctors, nurses and engineers may also work in nine other ASEAN member countries under the mutual recognition arrangement, Director Arzadon pointed out during the kapihan.