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Status of the WEEE/RoHS Implementation in Hungary

Contents

Key Implementation Dates
Directive 2002/96/EC on Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE)
Directive 2002/95/EC on the Restriction of the use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (RoHS)
Key Differences from Other Member States

Key Implementation Dates

23rd September 2004: WEEE: Government degree 264/2004
8th October 2004: Ministerial degree on treatment 15/2004.
31st December 2008: WEEE: recovery targets to be met under Decision Decision 2004/312/EC since no infrastructure is currently in place
8th October 2004: RoHS: Ministerial degree 16/2004.

WEEE/RoHS Directive

WEEE: Government degree 264/2004 - Hungarian English

WEEE Ministerial degree 15/2004- Hungarian

RoHS: Ministerial degree 16/2004 - Hungarian

Key Differences from Other Member States

Scope: As per EU directive but includes both WEEE and RoHS under same legislation

Register: Producers must register from the 1st January 2005 with The Institute for Environment Management, Directorate for Environment Protection. IPPC Department. 1113 Budapest, Aga u. 4. Telephone: 1/209-1000, Fax: 1/209-1001 E-mail: ippc@kgi.ktm.hu

Separate Collection: Producers to pay local authorities for collection and sorting.

Recovery/Recycling Targets: Product Fee payable on the difference between the recovery targets and the rates actually achieved for air conditioning systems, domestic and commercial refrigerators and freezers and ice machines. Will probably be extended to other EEE.

Compliance Schemes:ELECTRO-COORD Hungary and Elektro-Waste Kht. Individual compliance possible.

 

 

 


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