Nordic Committee of Senior Officials for Consumer Affairs
Comité nordique de hauts fonctionnaires pour les affaires de consommation
Nordiska Ämbetsmannakommittén för Konsumentfrågor (NÄK)
Nordisk Embetsmannskomité for Konsumentspørgsmål (EK-KONS)
21 May 1974, by D-XD4238 - Nordic Council of Ministers (NCM). Assigned the functions carried out since Jan 1958 by a Nordic Committee on Consumer Affairs (NCCA) -- Nordisk Komité for Konsumentspørgsmål (NKK). Also took over the activities of Nordic Cooperating Committee for Product Declarations. Previously referred to in English as Nordic Senior Executives' Committee for Consumer Affairs. Ceased to exist, 1 Jan 2006.
Act as an agency for cooperation among the governments of the Nordic countries in the consumer policy field. Programme 1999-2004 in particular aims to: improve the legal and economic position of consumers; promote their right to information and education, and organize themselves so that they are able to protect their interests and safeguard their opportunities of achieving a satisfactory level of health and safety within an economic system based on sustainable development.
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Committee comprises one or two persons from each Nordic country; Permanent Subcommittees (3): Consumer Law; Consumer Economic Information; Consumer Products.
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