MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT, LANDSCAPING & PUBLIC WORKS
OFFICE OF ALTERNATIVE MANAGEMENT OF PACKAGING & OTHER PRODUCTS
START OF THE COLLECTIVE SYSTEM OF ALTERNATIVE MANAGEMENT OF PORTABLE ELECTRIC COLUMNS (C.S.A.M.P.E.C.)
The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications informs that, pursuant to Law 2939/2001 (Government Gazette 179A/06.08.2001) and PD 115/2004 (Government Gazette 80A/03.05.2004), businesses (mandatory administrators) which:
(i) manufacture portable batteries and accumulators or those whose brand name appears on the final product
(ii) import portable batteries and accumulators
organized and participate in the collective system of alternative management of portable batteries and accumulators with the distinctive title C.S.A.M.P.E.C. SA which was approved with the no. 106155/7.7.2004 Decision of the Minister of PECHODE (Government Gazette 1056B/14.07.2004).
August 1, 2004, is the starting date of the financial obligations of the liable managers to the C.S.A.M.P.E.C., regardless of the date of their participation in the System.
It is pointed out that any natural or legal person who violates the provisions of Law 2939/2001 and PD 115/2004 (has not organized or does not participate in an approved alternative management system) is subject to criminal civil and administrative penalties based on articles 20 and 14 respectively and the distribution of its products is not legal.