Hungary: a new NAB as an EA Full Member

2018-11-29T14:22:21+00:00April 8th, 2016|Membership / Members News|

The National Accreditation Body of Hungary (NAH) has just been accepted as an EA Full Member as of 1 April 2016.

Further to the termination of activities of NAT, the previous national accreditation body (NAB) of Hungary, on 31 December 2015, a new NAB had to be formally appointed by the Hungarian national authorities in accordance with Regulation (EC) 765/2008.

The appointed National Accreditation Body of Hungary (NAH) sent their application for EA Full Membership. After an administrative check by the EA Secretariat, the application was thoroughly reviewed by the EA Multilateral Agreement Council (MAC) Management Group (MG), which unanimously considered that NAH’s application to EA membership meets all the applicable requirements and recommended that NAH is accepted as an EA Full Member. In light of the MAC MG’s recommendation, the EA Executive Committee decided to accept NAH’s application.

According to the mandate given by the EA General Assembly in November 2015, EA Full Members were requested to endorse the decision made by the EA Executive Committee through an electronic ballot. The ballot’s outcome was positive.

EA is pleased to welcome NAH, whose Director General is Mr. Miklos Devecz, as an EA Full Member with effect from 1 April 2016.

NAH has also applied for the EA MLA signatory status. Based on the recommendation of the EA Secretariat, the MAC MG accepted the application and the peer evaluation of NAH will be organized and conducted according EA-2/02: EA Policy and Procedures for the Multilateral Agreement.