The expected extension of the deadline set in Regulation EU 977/2020 has been published amending Regulation EU 772/2021 . This extends the allowance for remote inspections and reduced additional controls by certification bodies and by accreditation bodies until 1st July 2021. A new element is the addition of allowance of max. 24 hours before unannounced inspections in Article 1(6) of EU 977/2020.
The amendment is enforced as of 1st February 2021 i.e ensures continuity from previous amendment of EU 977/2020 which allowed a deadline until 1st February 2021.
For the complete text of the amending Regulation EU 772/2021 visit Regulation (EU) 2021/772