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Implementing Technical Regulations in Mexico

Regulations are indispensable for the proper functioning of society and markets. Technical regulations, referred to as NOMs in Mexico, set specific safety and quality requirements for products across sectors. Implementing Technical Regulations in Mexico provides the first assessment of the challenges facing regulatory delivery of technical regulations carried out under the aegis of the OECD Regulatory Policy Committee. This report analyses the delivery of Mexican NOMs, focusing on policies and practices around conformity assessment and regulatory inspections. Based on an analysis of NOMs’ framework and implementation policies and practices, the review identifies key areas for improvement and provides recommendations for Mexico to develop a whole-of-government and systemic approach to regulatory delivery of technical regulations.

Published on June 15, 2020Also available in: Spanish

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface
Foreword
Acronyms and abbreviations
Executive summary
Assessment and recommendations
Introduction
The organisation of the implementation and enforcement of technical regulations in Mexico: framework and actors
Conformity assessment in Mexico
Regulatory inspections and market surveillance
Annexes2 chapters available
The process for developing NOMs in Mexico
Overview of conformity assessment modules in the EU New Legislative Framework
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