Technical Regulations Division

The setting up of the MCCAA absorbed the responsibilities previously covered under the remit of the Malta Standards Authority, which have now been assigned to two entities, namely the Technical Regulations Division and the Standards and Metrology Institute.  The Technical Regulations Division is responsible for all legislation issued by virtue of the Product Safety Act (Cap. 427), the Pesticides Control Act (Cap. 430) and the Food Safety Act (Cap. 449). Furthermore, the Division is the authority in Malta entrusted with the implementation of: Regulation (EC) No 764/2008 of the European Parliament ...read more


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