Transposition and implementation of the Directive 94/11/EC, is in the competence of the Ministry of Economy - Sector for Quality Infrastructure and Product Safety on the Market.

This area is currently regulated by the Rulebook on labeling of footwear (“Official Gazette of RS”, No. 1/14), that came into force on 14 January 2014 and shall apply from 1 July 2015. The Rulebook is in compliance with all principles and substantive requirements of the Directive 94/11/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council from 23 March 1994 on the labeling of materials of main parts of footwear.

 The transitional period is prescribed taking into account the necessary of a significant number of domestic manufacturers and other suppliers of footwear to adjust their capacities in technical and technological terms by implementation of this Rulebook.

Until the beginning of the implementation of the new Rulebook (i.e. by 1 July 2015) the following regulations shall apply: the Rulebook on technical and other requirements for labeling, declaring and manner of packaging finished leather and fur, products from natural and artificial leather  (“Official Gazette of RS”, No. 56/09). 

Ministry of Economy – Sector for quality infrastructure and products safety on the market  had prepared and set  Handbook for implementation on Rulebook on the marking of footwear on Sector’s web portal, as an aid to entrepreneurs, market surveillance authorities and other stakeholders which apply regulations  in this area.

In 2014 the transposition of Directive for crystal glass is started and thereby the transposition of all Old approach directives in the competence Ministry of Economy will be completed.