Association for Consumer Rights Malta

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

10,000€

Financial year: Mar 2021 - Feb 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

2.25 Fte (6)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

0

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Association for Consumer Rights Malta   (ACR)

    EU Transparency Register

    719495934670-17 First registered on 11 May 2019

    Goals / Remit

    Mission Statement
    1. The Association is committed to safeguard the interests of consumers in Malta in all aspects. The Association shall use all its resources to achieve this aim.

    Objectives
    1. To act as a pressure group and see that legislation beneficial to consumers is enacted and relevant measures are implemented in an active and effective manner.
    2. To create consumer awareness with regards to products, services and methods of production which may be supplied both by the private and public sector.
    3. To represent consumers in the preparation, formulation and implementation of relevant policies in order to safeguard their interests.
    4. To assist consumers in seeking adequate redress and compensation resulting from the purchase of goods and services.
    5. To ensure that consumers are offered quality services including product safety, adequate standards and the protection of the environment.

    Main EU files targeted

    IORP II
    PEPP- regulation 2019/1238
    PRIIPS
    Distance Marketing of Consumer Financial Services
    IDD
    Solvency II
    European Green Deal
    Directive on single use plastics
    Green Paper – Towards adequate, sustainable and safe European pension systems
    COM(2010) 365 final
    Sustainable Europe Investment Plan, European Green Deal Investment Plan
    [COM(2020) 1 final]
    Shaping Europe’s Digital Future (COM(2020) 67 Final)
    Commission Annual Sustainable Growth Strategy 2020 (SWD(2019) 444 Fial)
    Gender Equality Strategy (COM(2020) 162 Final)
    Fourth report on the State of the Energy Union [COM(2019) 175 final]
    Sustainability requirements for batteries in the EU [COM(2020) 798 final] 2019-2020
    Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions:
    eHealth Action Plan 2012 2020 - Innovative healthcare for the 21st century
    COM(2012) 736 final

    Address

    Head Office
    Volunteer Centre 181, Melita Street,
    Valletta VLT1129
    MALTA
    EU Office
    Volunteer Centre 181, Melita Street,
    Valletta VLT1129
    MALTA

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    6

    Employment timeLobbyists
    75%1
    50%1
    25%4

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    2.25

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    These people are not employed but work on voluntary basis. They are trained and skilled in different areas including sustainability, management, research, accounts, finance, marketing, sales, formulation of policy, PR, engineering, agriculture, maintenance of website and they all follow print and social media relevant to ACR.

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    ANEC
    ECU
    EESC/CCMI
    EIOPA IRSG
    EIOPA OPSG
    CPAG

    Strong networking with MCCAA (Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority) and MCA (Malta Communications Authority)

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Mar 2021 - Feb 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    10,000€

    Major contributions in closed year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant Civil Society Funds 359€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    0€ - 10,000€

    Other financial info

    We are a small organisation and we work voluntarily paying for our expenses except when we are invited for conferences abroad where flight and accomodation are paid for.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Consumer Policy Advisory Group#E03750#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3750 #Member #C#Civil society

    Groups (European Parliament)

    Competitive European Industry: long-term and sustainable investment#Disability#Green new deal#Biodiversity, hunting, countryside#Climate change, biodiversity and sustainable development#Artificial intelligence and digital

    Other activities

    Resolutions of AGM 2019-2020
    Energy: women as equal players in the 21st century
    Empowering the Consumer in Healthcare Services
    Reducing the number of accidents from the use of Domestic Appliances (ANEC Information)
    Cybersecurity and Financial Payments
    Plastics, Public Health and the Environment
    Digital transformation in Health Care
    Pensions Systems to meet the needs of all sectors of

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    None declared

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