The Consumer Protection (Safety Requirements) Regulations 2017, which set out new safety standards on the imports of domestic and electrical appliances, have been gazetted through Government Notice No.9 of 2017.
The Regulations provide for importers of domestic and electrical appliances to comply with the safety standards of the Mauritius Standards Bureau (MSB). Imports of domestic and electrical appliances must be accompanied by a Certificate of Conformity which must be submitted to the MSB for certification. Where goods are not accompanied by a Certificate of Conformity, a test report shall be obtained from the MSB prior to the release of the goods.
A copy of the Government Notice No.9 of 2017 and the list of products subject to the new standards can be accessed by clicking here.
The Regulations would become effective on 1st October 2017.