Section P 3

European and international law

► Detailed information about the fields of activity

Latest news

FAQs on the Construction Products Regulation and Market Surveillance

Common FAQ catalogue developed by the market surveillance authorities of the federal states and DIBt

New EU law for the marketing of construction products

Legal Basis of Market Surveillance, including the references of harmonised European standards (hEN list) and the references of European Assessment Documents (EAD list)


The Section P3 includes the basic legal affairs of the Institute, which are derived from the European set of rules in the field of construction products.

  • Legal Affairs Europe and International Law
  • Legal issues concerning Regulation (EU) No. 305/2011 (Construction Products Regulation) and Directive 89/106/EEC (Construction Products Directive), on their implementation into national law (especially Bauproduktengesetz ('Construction Products Law')) and application
  • Legal issues concerning Regulation (EC) No. 765/2008 setting out the requirements for accreditation and market surveillance relating to the marketing of products and repealing Regulation (EEC) No. 339/93
  • Legal issues on other areas of European law in the area of responsibility of the Institute, such as the notification procedure under Directive 98/34/EC (Notification Procedure)
  • Legal issues on market surveillance
  • European legislative procedures in the area of responsibility of the Institute