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Title: Decision on the Inspection and Certification for Technical Standards of ICT Equipment no. 2118/MPT, dated 8 August 2018
Type: Decision
Responsible Agency: Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications
Issuing Date: 2019-04-08
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This decision defines the regulations, principles, and measures for inspection and certification regarding technical standards of ICT equipment which are produced, imported, exported and distributed in Lao PDR. 



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NameDescriptionStatus
prohibition for technical standard inspector-Active
Imported ICT equipment must be inspected and certified for its technical standard by Ministry of Post and Telecommunicationsindividuals, legal entities, or organizations, domestic and foreign who desire to import ICT equipment must be inspected and certified for its technical standard by ministry of Post, Telecommunication, and Communication.Active
Prohibition for tachnical standard licensee-Active
Not allow to import, produce, use and distribute the ICT equipment without the technical standard inspection and CertificationIndividuals, legal entities, and organizations, both domestic and foreign, are not allow to import, produce, use and distribute the ICT equipment without the technical standard inspection and CertificationActive
Must report to Ministry of Post and Telecommunications immediately if ICT equipment have been detected as inconsistent with technical standard Producer or importer must report to Ministry of Post and Telecommunications immediately when thier ICT equipment have been detected as inconsistent with technical standard Active
Stop distributing and recall all the ICT equipment in the market if there are inconsistent with technical standardProducer or importer must stop distributing and recall the ICT equipment in the market if there are inconsistent with technical standardActive
ICT equipment in the market must be inspected, at least once a year or unexpectedlyICT equipment in the market must be inspected at least once a year, or unexpectedly if there is any consumer complaints regarding the product's quality, and the technical standard licensees must cooperate with Post and Telecommunication sector to implement such inspection.Active
List of ICT equipment required the notification of technical stardard comformity individuals, legal entities, or organizations, both domestic and foreign, who produce or import ICT equipment, under list of ICT equipment required the notification of technical conformity, must notify its technical standard conformity and use technical standard mark issued by Ministry of Post and TelecommunicationsActive
List of ICT equipment required the certification and notification of technical standard conformityindividuals, legal entities, or organizations, both domestic and foreign, who produce or import ICT equipment, under list of ICT equipment required the certification and notification of technical conformity, must obtain the certification, notify the technical standard conformity, and use technical standard mark issued by Ministry of Post and TelecommunicationsActive
Not allow to distribute ICT equipment exempted from the technical standard certification Individuals, legal entities, and organizations, both domestic and foreign, are not allow to distribute ICT equipment exempted from the technical standard certification Active
Not allow to use ICT equipment disturbing the peaceIndividuals, legal entities, and organizations, both domestic and foreign, are not allow to use ICT equipment for disturbing the peaceActive
Not allow to use ICT equipment creating radio frequency to disturb or cause damage to other communicationIndividuals, legal entities, and organizations, both domestic and foreign, are not allow to use ICT equipment creating radio frequency to disturb or cause damage to other communicationActive
not allow to disturb the implementation on technical standard Inspection and certificationIndividuals, legal entities, and organizations, both domestic and foreign, are not allow to disturb the implementation on technical standard Inspection and certificationActive
Prohibit to disclose national confidentiality, falsity on technical standard inspection and certificationtechnical standard inspectors are not allowed to disclose national confidentiality, falsity on technical standard inspection and certificationActive
Prohibit to take adventages from position to obtain their own benefits which causes damages to government, union, individuals and organizations.technical standard inspectors are not allowed to take advantages from position to obtain their own benefits which causes damages to government, union, individuals and organizations.Active
prohibit to abandon duties and responsibilities assigned by the organisation technical standard inspectors are not allowed to abandon their duties and responsibilities assigned by the organization Active
Prohibit to take a position of, or be a consultant for, business units related to the importation, exportation and distribution of equipmenttechnical standard inspectors are not allowed to take a position of, or be a consultant for, business units related to the importation, exportation and distribution of equipmentActive
Prohibit to operate businesses related to the importation, exportation and distribution of equipment technical standard inspectors are not allowed to operate businesses related to the importation, exportation and distribution of equipmentActive
Prohibit to import, use, and distribute the substandard equipment.individuals, legal entities and organizations who obtained technical standard certification, both domestic and international, are not allowed to import, use, and distribute the substandard equipment.Active
Prohibit to sell, transfer, and lend the technical standard certificates and the marksindividuals, legal entities and organizations who obtained technical standard certification, both domestic and international, are not allowed to sell, transfer, and lend the certificates and the marks Active