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ElektroG Category 6: The following types of devices will be renamed on August 1st

The type of device "Tools for use in private households" and the type of device "Tools for industrial use only" are renamed.
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New WEEE directive 2012/19/EU has to be implemented in national law until February 2014

The member states have to implement the legal and administrative provisions of the WEEE directive until February 14th, 2014.
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The Future of Product Responsibility

As in the past year, we want to create a platform, on which you can inform yourself about planned legislative changes regarding the topic “product responsibility”.
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PV Recycling – WEEE does not require an industry-specific take-back system of the manufacturers

take-e-way and VERE Association advise all manufacturers, distributors and importers of solar and PV modules regarding future obligations according to the WEEE Directive and the Electrical and Electronic Equipment Act (ElektroG) at the Intersolar Europe 2012 at booth A5.335 from June 13th to 15th, 2012.
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New warning procedures when offering electrical devices and batteries

Since June 1st yet the simple offering of unregistered electrical devices or batteries represents facts which could lead to disciplinary measures. The lawyer Dr. Holger Jacobj (Versteyl lawyers) summerised the most important innovation below.
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Modification of the ElektroG (Electrical and Electronic Equipment Act) and of the BattG (Battery Act)

Dear Members of the VERE Association,

On June 1st, 2012 the most important regulations of the “Gesetz zur Neuordnung des Kreislaufwirtschafts- und Abfallrechts” (= law regarding…

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Stoiber High Level Group – VERE Association reports on SME burdens in the electronic industry

VERE Association establishes itself as speaker for the SME and contact in politics and commerce
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Maintenance of our Online Services from 22-05 till 25-05-2012

Dear take-e-way Customers, dear Members of the VERE Association,

Offering you a reliable operation of our online services any time, we regularly conduct improvement measures on…

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VERE Association helps you against free riders

From now on you have the option to take actions against market participants that are not registered according to the German Electrical and Electronic Equipment Act (ElektroG), the Packaging Ordinance (VerpackV) or the Battery Act (BattG) contrary to their obligations.
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Are photovoltaic modules subject to registration?

Photovoltaic modules or panels become electrical devices if they deliver a defined voltage on the output end beside the pure transformation from solar energy to electrical current. This means, if those devices have an integrated electrical additional function which results in a defined current flow (on the output side) they are included in the field of application of the German Electrical and Electronic Equipment Act (ElektroG), independent from their size and intended use.
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