S.I. No. 122/2013 - European Communities (Cooperation between National Authorities Responsible for the Enforcement of Consumer Protection Laws) (Amendment) Regulations 2013.

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S.I. No. 122/2013 - European Communities (Cooperation between National Authorities Responsible for the Enforcement of Consumer Protection Laws) (Amendment) Regulations 2013.

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Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in
“Iris Oifigiúil” of 12th April, 2013.
I, RICHARD BRUTON, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 3 of the European Communities Act 1972 (No. 27 of 1972) and for the purpose of giving full effect to Regulation (EC) No. 2006/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 October 20041 as amended by Directive 2009/136/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 November 20092 , Regulation (EU) No 954/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 September 20113 and Regulation No. 1177/2010 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 November 20104 ,

hereby make the following order:
1. These Regulations may be cited as the European Communities (Cooperation between National Authorities Responsible for the Enforcement of Consumer Protection Laws) (Amendment) Regulations 2013.
2. In these Regulations, “Regulations of 2012” means the European Communities (Cooperation between National Authorities Responsible for the Enforcement of Consumer Protection Laws) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 ( S.I. No. 485 of 2012 ).
3. The European Communities (Cooperation between National Authorities Responsible for the Enforcement of Consumer Protection Laws) Regulations 2006 ( S.I. No. 290 of 2006 ) are amended—
(a) in Regulation 2(1) (amended by Regulation 3(a) of the Regulations of 2012) by substituting the following definition for the definition of “Council Regulation”:
“Council Regulation” means Council Regulation (EC) No. 2006/2004 of the European Parliament of the Council of 27 October 20041 on cooperation between national authorities responsible for the enforcement of consumer protection laws as amended by Directive 2009/136/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 November 20092, Regulation (EU) No 954/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 September 20113 and Regulation 1177/2010 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 November 20104.”, and
(b) in the Schedule by inserting the following entry after the entry at Reference Number 17 (inserted by Regulation 3(c)(vi) of the Regulations of 2012):

18.
Regulation (EU) No 1177/2010 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 November 2010 concerning the rights of passengers when travelling by sea and inland waterway and amending Regulation (EC) No 2006/2004.
European Union (Rights of Passengers when Travelling by Sea and Inland Waterway) Regulations 2012 ( S.I. No. 394 of 2012 )
National Transport Authority
GIVEN under my Official Seal,
8 April 2013.
RICHARD BRUTON,
Minister for Jobs Enterprise and Innovation.
EXPLANATORY NOTE
(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation)
These regulations amend S.I. No. 290 of 2006 on Cooperation between National Authorities responsible for the Enforcement of Consumer laws. The regulations implemented Regulation (EC) 2006/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 October 2004 by designating competent authorities to carry out the functions of information exchange, cooperation and infringement proceedings in respect of specified EU consumer Directives/Regulations.
S.I. No. 290 of 2006 is amended in order to designate competent authorities for a new regulation, which was not provided for in the original regulations.
The National Transport Authority is designated for the purpose of Regulation (EU) No 1177/2010 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 November 2010 concerning the rights of passengers when travelling by sea and inland waterway.
1 O.J. No. L.364, 9.12.2004, p.1.

2 OJ No. L. 337, 18.12.2009, p. 11.

3 OJ No. L. 259, 4.10.2011, p.1

4 O.J. No. L 334, 17.12.2010, p.1

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