Director General of FGUP «Standartinform» Viacheslav Vitushkin took part in the conference «Standardization, accreditation and conformity assessment: new legislation and law enforcement practice» which was held on September 22-23, 2016.
This event took place in Novocherkassk in Platov South-Russian State Polytechnic University and it was organized by Rosstandart and by the RSPP Committee for Technical Regulation, Standardization and Conformity Assessment.
Viacheslav Vitushkin performed at the plenary meeting with the report «Information support of Russian standardization system». He informed that serious changes in the system of usage of the documents from the Federal Information Fund of Standards are planned due to coming into force of the Federal Law № 162-FZ on standardization. Standartinform is authorized to maintain this state information resource by the national body on standardization of the Russian Federation which has a sole right to publish, edit and distribute documents from the Federal Information Fund of Standards.
« Federal Law № 162- FZ formalizes the provision of standards and information from the Fund of standards for public authorities and libraries free of charge while other bodies should pay», - highlighted Viacheslav. He also informed that Minpromtorg of Russia had rights to establish the procedure of distribution of standards while Rosstandart had rights to establish charges for provision of information. «Scheme of payment of the documents on standardization will stipulate not only charges for single documents both in electronic format and on paper but also charges for copying of the documents both for internal use and further distribution»,- explained Viacheslav Vitushkin.
Head of Standartinform also highlighted that feedback was also very important for effective functioning of standardization. «Great demand for a standard indicates its relevance for the market and consequently it is necessary to invest the resources in its development», - he said.
Deputy Director of the Department of State Policy in the field of Technical Regulation, Standardization and Ensuring the Unity of Measurements of Minpromtorg of Russia Dmitry Kuznetsov, Head of the Department of Technical Regulating and Standardization of Rosstandart Alexey Barykin, First Deputy of the Chairman of the RSPP Committee for Technical Regulation, Standardization and Conformity Assessment, Chairman of the Committee on Technical Regulation and Standardization attached to Minpromtorg of Russia Andrey Lotsmanov and also representatives of regional bodies of the executive branch, enterprises and private associations were among the speakers.