Law no. 580 dated 29 December 1993, as amended by Legislative Decree no. 23 dated 15 February 2010, entrusts numerous duties and functions to the Chambers of Commerce, including those of market surveillance (art. 2, letter l).
The Chambers of Commerce, with the support of Unioncamere, carry out market surveillance duties through:
The areas of responsibility are identified by the industry rules and include:
Checks are carried out by the market surveillance office of the Chamber of Commerce and are divided into:
The rulings are issued by the Sanctions Office of the Chamber of Commerce in the following fields:
The products considered dangerous for the consumer undergo withdrawal from the market, marketing and placing on the market prohibition by the Ministry of Economic Development.