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European Communities (Dangerous Substances and Preparations)(Marketing and Use)(Amendment) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 364 of 2006)

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These Regulations were signed by the Minister on 11 July 2006.

These Regulations amend Schedules 1 and 3 to the European Communities (Dangerous Substances and Preparations) Marketing and Use) Regulations, 2003 (S.I. No. 220 of 2003), as previously amended by the European Communities (Dangerous Substances and Preparations)(Marketing and Use)(Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 503 of 2003) and the European Communities (Dangerous Substances and Preparations)(Marketing and Use)(Amendment) Regulations 2004 (S.I. No. 852 of 2004).

The Regulations transpose –

(i)         Directive 2005/59/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 October 2005 which amends for the 28th time Council Directive 79/769/EEC on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States relating to restrictions on the marketing and use of certain dangerous substances and preparations (toluene and trichlorobenzene),

(ii)        Directive 2005/69/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 November 2005 which amends for the 27th time Council Directive 76/769/EEC on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provision of the Member States relating to restrictions on the marketing and use of certain dangerous substances and preparations (polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in extender oils and tyres),

(iii)       Directive 2005/84/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 December 2005 amending for the 22nd time Council Directive 76/769/EEC on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States relating to restrictions on the marketing and use of certain dangerous substances and preparations (phthalates in toys and childcare articles), and

(iv)       Directive 2005/90/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 January 2006 amending, for the 29th time, Council Directive 76/769/EEC on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States relating to restrictions on the marketing and use of certain dangerous substances and preparations (substances classified as carcinogenic, mutagenic or toxic to reproduction – c/m/r).

Directive 2005/59/EC is transposed through Regulation 3(1)(a) and Schedule A to these Regulations, which came into operation from 15 June 2007.

Directive 2005/69/EC is transposed through Regulation 3(1)(b) and Schedule B to these Regulations, which come into operation from 1 January 2010.

Directive 2005/84/EC is transposed through Regulations 3(1)(c)and 4 and Schedule C to these Regulations, which came into operation from 16 January 2007.

Directive 2005/90/EC is transposed through Regulation 5 and Schedules D to O to these Regulations, which came into operation from 24 August 2007.

The Regulations also amend –

(a) Paragraphs (h), (i) and (j) of Regulation 4(1) of the European Communities (Dangerous Substances and Preparations)(Marketing and Use)(Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 503 of 2003), and

(b) Schedule 3 to the European Communities (Dangerous Substances and Preparations)(Marketing and Use) Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 220 of 2003), as amended by S.I. No. 503 of 2003,

by substituting “toxic to reproduction” for “toxic for reproduction” in each place where it occurs.

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Dangerous Substances and Preparations)(Marketing and Use)(Amendment) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 364 of 2006) (PDF, 1.7MB)