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The required UKCA (UK Conformity Assessed) marking deadline has been extended by an additional two years

An important notification has been announced by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, Government of UK, stating that the required UKCA (UK Conformity Assessed) marking deadline has been extended by an additional two years i.e., till 31st Dec 2024. 

For further two years, the government will continue to recognize the CE marking on the product in the United Kingdom, enabling businesses to utilize either UKCA or CE Marking. Applicant can continue to use the CE marking on the GB market until 31 December 2024. 

However, manufactured products placed on the GB market from 11pm on 31 December 2024 shall bear UKCA marking.

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Praveen Rao

CEO & Technical Director, C-PRAV Group: Australia, New Zealand, India & Canada 

C-PRAV Labs & Certifications 

Professional engineering experience of 30+ years with technical and managerial skills obtained from professional degree, courses, and hands-on experience, while working with organizations and companies involved in Design & Development, Testing, Inspection, Certification and Compliance (TICC). 

Management of electrical/electronic products & systems Testing and Certifications for Global markets in Consumer, Industrial, IT, Telecom, Defence, Medical, and Automotive Industries. Overall advisory for Standards, Regulations, Testing and Certifications for Global Market Access (GMA). 

  • ISO/IEC 17025 Lab Quality Management 
  • NATA Authorised Signatory (1995 to 2000) for EMC Testing 
  • NATA & IANZ Authorised Technical Assessor (current)
  • EMI/EMC, RF/Wireless, EMR-RF Exposure/SAR 
  • NATA Technical Assessors Advisory Committee (current) 
  • Current Chair of Australian EMC National Standards Committee 
  • Member of Australian National standards committees for Safety, Radio, RF Exp/SAR 
  • Represent Australia in International Standards committees like IEC, CISPR, IEEE 
  • Member of Telecommunications Certification Body Council, USA and European REDCA