A European Union certification system for aviation security screening equipment: Initial Appraisal of a European Commission Impact Assessment

21-12-2016

The IA appears to present a good argument on the need to address fragmentation of the EU market in aviation security screening equipment. In this respect, the JRC study and the SER3CO study seem to provide a solid underpinning on the need for action. There appears to be some lack of clarity in regard to the setting of operational objectives, while it might appear that the range of viable alternative options is somewhat limited.

The IA appears to present a good argument on the need to address fragmentation of the EU market in aviation security screening equipment. In this respect, the JRC study and the SER3CO study seem to provide a solid underpinning on the need for action. There appears to be some lack of clarity in regard to the setting of operational objectives, while it might appear that the range of viable alternative options is somewhat limited.