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Ref. Ares(2020)3968922 - 28/07/2020
From: 
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@svenskhandel.se>  
Sent: Friday, April 24, 2020 3:48 PM 
To: 
 (GROW) <
@ec.europa.eu>; 
 (GROW) 
<
@ec.europa.eu> 
Subject: VB: Swedish services notification - THE SWEDISH CONSUMER AGENCY'S GENERAL ADVICE 
(KOVFS 2019:3) 
 
Dear 
 and 

 
I am contacting you regarding the possibility to provide some comments to the Swedish services 
notification KOVFS 2019:3 mentioned below. 
I received your contact details from 
, as I could not find any contact details on the 
Commission website. There is only this note ”You can submit comments to COM (DG GROW E1)” 
He informed the Swedish Trade Federation about this issue.  
 
FYI - I sent the attached document, from one of our members, to the Swedish National Board of 
Trade. 
 
The Swedish Trade Federation has several times sent questions about the formal requirements of 
non-discrimination, necessity and proportionality to the Swedish Consumer Agency without 
receiving any clear answers.  
By issuing the general advice, the Swedish Consumer Agency can be considered to have introduced a 
ban on the marketing of tobacco products on the Internet that is not supported by law.  
KOVFS 2019:3, does not fulfil the formal requirements of non-discrimination, necessity and 
proportionality provided in the Services Directive. In addition, the adoption and, in particular, the 
application of the general advice means that the competition in the market is distorted and that the 
free movement of both goods and services is hindered.  
Due to this, KOVFS 2019:3 should not be accepted as a technical regulation. 
 
You are welcome to contact me if you have any questions. 
 
Wish you a nice weekend. 
 
Best regards, 
 
 
 
Swedish Trade Federation 
Regeringsgatan 60 
103 29 Stockholm 
+46 
 (direkt)  
+46 
 (mobil) 
+46 10-47 18 500 (växel)  
 
 
 
Svensk Handel behandlar dina personuppgifter i enlighet med GDPR.  
Här kan du läsa mer om vår behandling och dina rättigheter.
 
 
For info: https://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/imi-net/repositories/services-directive-
notifications/index_en.htm. Yo
u can submit comments to COM (DG GROW E1) 
 



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Date 
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Applicability 
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Business services, Retail,  Another obligation imposed on cross border service 
Final 
07/01/2020 
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