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Decree Law No. 28/2020

Publication: Republic Diary No. 123/2020, Series I of 2020-06-26
  • Issuer: Presidency of the Council of Ministers
  • Diploma Type: Decree Law
  • Number: 28/2020
  • Pages: 5 - 11

Summary in plain english

What is it?

This decree-law amends the rules on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) by transposing several directives on hazardous substances in EEE.

What is going to change?

The applications which are exempted from the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances (such as lead) in EEE are changed.

It transposes 11 directives on the use of hazardous substances in EEE into national law. (For example, the exemption for lead in printing inks and ceramic materials).

What advantages does it bring?

This decree-law contributes to the protection of human health and the environment, including the disposal of EEE waste.

When does it enter into force?

This decree-law enters into force on 1 July 2020.

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