Structure and activities


SAMTS carries out the following activities:

  • Market surveillance of products placed on the market and/or put into service within the scope Directives and Regulations under the Union harmonisation legislation;
  • Market surveillance of construction products; products related to the energy consumption as regards the eco design requirements; electrical and electronic equipment in relation to the restrictions of the use of certain dangerous substances and its waste;
  • Technical inspection of high-risk equipment;
  • Quality control of liquid fuels;
  • Metrological supervision;
  • Designation and supervision of conformity assessment bodies for products within the scope Directives and Regulations under the Union harmonisation legislation;
  • Supervision of dam walls and related facilities;
  • Quality control of solid fuels for domestic heating.

According to the actual Rules of procedure SAMTS has 463 employees and the following structure:

  • Management (President, 2 Vice Presidents, Secretary General);
  • Two financial controllers, directly subordinated to the SAMTS President
  • General Administration:
    • Directorate “Financial and economic activities and project management” – D FEAPM
    • Directorate “Administrative, legal and information services” – D ALIS;
  • Specialized Administration:
    • Directorate General “Market surveillance” – DG MS;
    • Directorate General “Technical inspection” – DG TI;
    • Directorate General “Quality control of liquid fuels” – DG QCLF;
    • Directorate General “Quality control of solid fuels for domestic heating” – GD QCFDH;
    • Directorate General “Metrological supervision” – DG MSv;
    • Directorate General “Supervision of dam walls and related facilities” – DG SDWRF;
    • Directorate “Designation of conformity assessment bodies” – DCAB.

The SAMTS activities are regulated by following 10 laws:

  • Law on technical requirements for products (LTRP);
  • Law on consumer protection (LCP);
  • Clean air act (CAA);
  • Law on measurements (LM);
  • Road transport act (РTА);
  • Waste management act (WMA);
  • Renewable energy law (REL);
  • Law on protection against harmful influence of chemical substances and mixtures (LPHICSM);
  • Tourism law (TL);
  • Water act (WA).

The main objectives in carrying out the SAMTS activities are strategic and operational.