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The Consumer Agency was established 1 July 2005 according to Act No 62/2005 (also availible in Danish). The Consumer Agency is one of the governmental agencies in Iceland which is entrusted with market surveillance of business operators, good functioning and transparency of the markets in respect to safety and consumers legal rights as well as enforcement of legislation adopted by the Icelandic Parliament for protection of consumers health, legal and economical rights.

The Consumer Agency is a governmental agency falling under the auspices of Ministry of the Interior.

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12.06.2015

Iceland and Republic of China sign MOU

The Ministry of the Interior and the General Administration of quality, supervision, inspection and quarantine of the People‘s Republic of China (AQSIQ) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the countries.
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02.03.2015

Icelandic Market Surveillance Programme (NMSP) 2015

celand participates fully in the Single market of Europe according to the provisions of the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA). The Consumer Agency is the authority that shall coordinate general market surveillance in Iceland and promote cooperation of national market
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30.07.2014

Consumer Rights

Watch the new campaign video informing consumers about 5 rights they should know.
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13.03.2014

MARKET SURVEILLANCE PROGRAMME 2014

Iceland participates fully in the Single market of Europe according to the provisions of the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA).
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25.01.2013

Market Surveillance Programme 2013

Iceland participates fully in the Single market of Europe according to the provisions of the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA). It is thus necessary in Iceland to ensure in the same way as in Member States of the EU
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