Home Authority Principle

14:25 May 31, 2011
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English term or phrase: Home Authority Principle
Considerable emphasis is given to a procedure known as the ‘Home Authority Principle’ whereby each Trading Standards Department acts as the main contact point for enquiries concerning products and services originating from trade and industry with its headquarters in their particular areas and advises local companies on consumer protection legislation.

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princip lokalne nadležnosti po mjestu sjedišta
Vesna Maširević

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Reference: princip lokalne nadležnosti po mjestu sjedišta

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u nedostatku druge ideje, ja bih to tako prevela

ili princip primarne nadležnosti (po mjestu sjedišta) pošto se naziva i Primary Authority

Kako ja to shvatam, lokalna vlast vodi računa da proizvodi i usluge kompanija sa sedištem na njenoj teritoriji budu u skladu sa zakonskom regulativom.

Na našim prostorima međutim "U provedbi regulatorne funkcije, lokalne vlasti su pretežito «agenti» središnje države" i nešto (iz daljine) slično UK priči bi mogle biti jedino regulatorne agencije. http://www.poslovni.hr/vijesti/smerdel-u-hrvatskoj-su-regula...

"The Primary Authority Principle is based on the core idea that a business operating across the UK should be able to rely on a single local authority for regulatory advice and support. For example, a multi-site retailer who seeks guidance from one local authority on product labelling, should feel assured that if the guidance is followed, it will not be challenged in any of its individual outlets by other local authorities"

Local authorities have three distinct roles as:

Home Authority: the authority where the relevant decision making base of an enterprise is located
• Originating Authority: an authority in whose area a decentralised enterprise produces goods and services
• Enforcing Authority: all authorities when undertaking an inspection, sampling or investigative role

The Home Authority

A local authority acting as home authority has a particularly important role within the system. The function of giving advice on regulation, good practice and remedial action is a legitimate aspect of enforcement. The home authority will prioritise surveillance of the practices and policies of businesses based within its area. In particular, it will:

• act on behalf of originating and enforcing authorities as the primary regulatory link to businesses within its area
• liaise promptly with originating authorities likely to have special knowledge of problems at the point of production or service delivery
• name contact officers and identify the scope of its home authority service
• maintain a record of relevant incidents, company policies, diligence systems and advice
• make clear in offering advice that whilst the home authority may not institute proceedings this would not preclude other authorities from taking legal action
• assist enforcing authorities in their conduct of necessary investigations and encourage businesses to offer all reasonable assistance; and
• be transparent and be willing to amend advice found to be inappropriate

Note added at 17 hrs (2011-06-01 08:07:43 GMT)

Nema na čemu! Zaintrigirala me je čitava priča :)

Vesna Maširević
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