Implementation of EU Directive 2013/56-The Draft Batteries and Accumulators (Placing on the Market) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

Consultation opened on 05 August 2014. Closing date 06 November 2014.


Proposal to make UK-wide Regulations to implement EU Directive 2013/56.


Consultation description

The 2015 Regulations will implement the 2013 Directive, which amends the Directive by removing certain exemptions to the prohibitions in the Directive on the placing on the market of batteries containing mercury or cadmium and by amending the provisions relating to the removability of a waste battery from an appliance by an independent qualified professional.

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