Capacities of authorized legal entities

 

Accreditation Procedure for Legal Entities or Tradesmen Conducting Humanitarian Demining Operations

Accreditation procedure is a procedure for the establishment of competence of the authorised legal entity or tradesman for conducting humanitarian mine search and demining operations in a safe, efficient and good quality manner. Authorised legal entity or tradesman is a legal entity or tradesman with the approval for the conduct of humanitarian demining operations issued by the Ministry of Interior that is one of prerequisites for initiating the accreditation procedure for the legal entity or tradesman.

List of documentation needed for issuance of the Ministry of Interior's approval is available on MI's website: www.mup.hr.

Based on Article 7 of the Law on Humanitarian Demining (NG 153/05, NG 63/07 and NG 152/08) Croatian Mine Action Centre conducts the accreditation procedure of authorised legal entities or tradesmen for the conduct of humanitarian mine search and demining operations.

Accreditation procedure for the authorised legal entities or tradesmen is stipulated by the Rules and Regulations on Accreditation Method for Legal Entities or Tradesmen (NG 53/07) and SOP 03.02 Accreditation and Normisation.

Accreditation procedure is conducted based on request submitted by an authorised legal entity or tradesman.

Authorised legal entity or tradesman submits the request for accreditation to the Croatian Mine Action Centre:

  • 1. After obtaining the approval of the Ministry of Interior for conducting humanitarian demining, the request for accreditation issuance is submitted.
  • 2. In case of significant changes in authorized legal entity or tradesmans capacities influencing previously issued accreditation, the request for accreditation modification is submitted.
  • 3. In case of validity date expiration of previously issued accreditation, the request for accreditation extension is submitted.

The request is submitted on a prescribed form (Appendix 2 to the Book of Rules and Regulations on Accreditation Procedure of Authorised Legal Entities and Tradesmen for Conducting Demining Operations, NG 53/07), in accordance with the deadlines stated in the Article 5 of the Book of Rules and Regulations on Accreditation Procedure of Authorised Legal Entities and Tradesmen for Conducting Demining Operations.

THE REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE, PROLONGATION OR AMENDMENT OF ACCREDITATION

All the documentation listed in the request should be delivered together with the request for accreditation. Capacities of the authorized legal entity or tradesman should be listed on the CROMAC form on the demining operations contractor. CROMAC form for demining operations contractor consists of general information on the company, information on employees, equipment and technical demining resources the authorized legal entity or tradesman disposes of based on ownership rights or other contractual relations. Specified information is entered into the form. There should be an adequate document that confirms the data entered enclosed.

CROMAC FORMS ON THE DEMINING OPERATIONS CONTRACTOR

Request for issuance, prolongation or amendment of competence assessment as well as other documentation is submitted to the following address:

  • Croatian Mine Action Centre, Quality Assurance and Quality Control Department, Ante Kovaia 10, 44 000, Sisak

Forms filled out could be submitted via the following e-mail address: akreditacija@hcr.hr.

All documentation submitted should be in Croatian language. Translations from foreign language should be verified by court interpreter. All documents must be originals or notarized copies.

When authorised legal entity or tradesman submits the request for competence assessment issuance, prolongation or amendment, CROMAC forms on demining operations contractor filled out and all other documents required, CROMAC calls the session of the Committee for assessment of competence of authorized legal entities for the conduct of humanitarian demining operations within the legal deadline. Having had an insight into the documentation submitted, the Committee passes the competence assessment proposal. CROMAC director passes the final assessment of competence of the authorised legal entity or tradesman for the conduct of humanitarian mine search and demining operations.

Based on documentation submitted, authorized legal entity can obtain competence assessment for the conduct of humanitarian mine search and demining operations using the following methods:

  • Manual mine detection
  • Mechanical mine detection
  • Mine and UXO detection dogs

In accordance with the SOP 03.02 Normization and Accreditation, competence assessment is issued depending on criteria fulfilled, for the period of one, two or three years.

Croatian Mine Action Centre maintains the right to modify competence assessment, to reduce or suspend it prior to the expiration of assessment validity date in accordance with the Rules and Regulations on Accreditation Procedure of Authorised Legal Entities and Tradesmen for Conducting Demining Operations, and SOP 03.02 Normization and Accreditation.

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