Amendment Of The Act On Packaging

Original Language Title: změna zákona o obalech

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62/2014 Sb.



LAW



of 19 December 2003. March 2014,



amending Act No. 477/2001 SB., on packaging and on amendments to certain

laws (law on packages), as amended



Parliament has passed the following Act of the United States:



Article. (I)



Act No. 477/2001 SB., on packaging and on amendments to certain acts (the Act on

packages), as amended by Act No. 274/2003 Coll., Act No. 94/2004 Coll.

Act No. 235/2004 Coll., Act No. 256/2004 Coll., Act No. 444/2005 Coll.

Act No. 66/2006 Coll., Act No. 296/2007 Coll., Act No. 25/2008 Coll.,

Act No. 126/2008 Coll., Act No. 227/2009 Coll., Act No. 281/2009 Coll.,

Act No. 77/2010 Coll., Act No. 18/2009 Coll. and Act No. 167/2009 Coll.,

is amended as follows:



1. In article 1 (1). 1, § 4, paragraph 4. 5 (b). (a)) 6 (a). (d)), section 6, section 25

(a). (b)) and § 32 (a). q) the words "European Community" shall be replaced by

the words "European Union".



Footnote 2 reads as follows:



"2) directive of the European Parliament and Council Directive 94/62/EC of 20 May 1999. December

1994 on packaging and packaging waste.



European Parliament and Council Directive 2004/12/EC of 11 December 1997. February 2004,

amending Directive 94/62/EC on packaging and packaging waste.



European Parliament and Council Directive 2005/20/EC of 9 December 1999. March 2005,

amending Directive 94/62/EC on packaging and packaging waste.



Commission Directive 2013/2/EU of 7. February 2013, amending the annex to

And European Parliament and Council Directive 94/62/EC on packaging and packaging

waste. ".



2. Appendix 1:



"The annex No. 1 to Act No. 477/2001 Coll.



Criteria and illustrative examples of the advanced concept of packaging



Criterion 1



A product which complies with the definition of the packaging referred to in paragraph 2 (a). and at the same time)

or may fulfil a different function than a packaging function shall be considered

packaging only if



and is not an integral part of) another product,



(b)) is not necessary for it to keep it closed, or this

over the lifetime of the product, and



(c)) are not all parts intended to be used together,

consumed or removed.



Illustrative examples illustrating the use of criteria (1)



Packaging



Candy box



The foil cover to a CD case



Postal bags, catalogs and magazines (with hire inside)



Paper baking cups sold with pekařským or fresh rich

product



The role of the tube, tubes and cylinders around which flexible

materials, such as plastic film, aluminum foil (aluminum foil) or

the paper, in addition to the roles of the tubes, the tubes and cylinders, which are used as part of

production machines and which are not used for the presentation of the product as a

sales unit



Flower pots, which are intended only for sale and transportation of plants and not

for the entire lifetime of the plants



Glass bottles for injectable solutions



Cylindrical packaging for CD spindles (sold with the CD, are not intended to

disk storage)



Clothes hangers (sold with the clothing)



Matchboxes



Sterile barrier systems (bags, coasters and materials necessary to maintain the

the sterility of the product)



Beverage system capsules (such as coffee, cocoa, milk), which after

use remain empty



Refillable steel cylinders used for different kinds of gases,

In addition to the fire extinguishers



The subject, which is not a container



Flower pots intended for the entire lifetime of the plants



Cases, bags, and cartridges to the instruments and tools



Tea bags



Wax layers around cheese



Casings of sausages



Clothes hangers (sold separately)



Beverage system coffee capsules, coffee bags, aluminium foil and

coffee pads of paper, together with the filter applied

coffee product



Printer cartridges



Covers for CD, DVD and video (sold together with a CD, DVD or

video inside the enclosure)



Cylindrical packaging for CD spindles "(sold empty, intended for

retention of CD)



Soluble bags for detergents



The lamp on the grave (containers for candles)



Mechanical mill (built in the container, which can be recharged,

for example, refillable Pepper Mill)



Criterion 2



Items designed and intended to be filled at the point of sale,

considered to be packaging provided they fulfil a packaging function.



Illustrative examples illustrating the use of criteria 2



Container that is designed and intended to be filled at the point of sale



Paper or plastic carrier bags and bags



Disposable plates and cups



Cling film



Sandwich bags



Aluminum foil



Plastic film for clean clothes from the laundry



The subject, which is not a container



Mixing stick



Disposable cutlery



Wrapping paper (sold separately)



Paper baking moulds (sold empty)



Paper cups on baking without Baker's or confectionery

product



Criterion 3



Packaging components and ancillary elements integrated into packaging shall be considered part of the

the packaging in which they are integrated. Ancillary elements that are hanging directly

on the product or are attached to the product and fulfils the function of packaging,

consider packaging only if



and they are not an integral part of) this product and the



(b)) if not all parts intended to make together

consumed or removed.



Illustrative examples illustrating the use of criteria 3



Packaging



Labels and tags that are hung directly on the product or are

the product affixed



Subject-matter that is included in the package



Brush mascara, which is part of the closure of mascara



Self-adhesive labels that are attached to another part of the packaging



Staples, clips, clamps



Plastic locking labels (shrink)



The dispenser, which is part of the container closure for detergents



Mechanical mill (embedded in a container that cannot be refilled, and

that is filled with product, such as electric Pepper Mill filled with pepper)



The subject, which is not a container



RFID for radio frequency identification on the basis of ".



3. Annex 3:



"Annex 3 to the Act No. 477/2001 Coll.



The required range of recycling and recovery of packaging waste total



And: recycling (B): the total usage

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Packaging waste by 31 December. 12. until 31 December 2013. 12. until 31 December 2014. 12.2015 until 31 December 2006. 12.2016

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AND (B), AND (B), AND (B), AND (B)

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% % % % % % % %

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Paper and cardboard 70 70 75 75

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Glass 70 70 75 75

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Plastic 27 27 40 45

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Metal 50 50 55 55

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Wooden 15 15 15 15

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Sales intended for the consumer--38 43 4045 40 45

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A total of 55 60 55 60 6065 60 65

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The rate of recycling, and overall use of sales packages

the consumer shall be determined as a proportion of the amount of recovered packaging waste

back to the collection obtained from the consumer and the amount of sales packaging

that person said on the market or put into circulation. In the denominator are not included

sales packaging that are simultaneously industrial packaging.



For the packaging of one material shall be considered packaging, in which the

the material consists of at least 70% by weight of the packaging. Recycling and overall

use are determined by weight and recycling includes

the total usage as one of its forms, together with the energy

use and organic recycling section 4, paragraph 4. 1 (b). c).".



Article. (II)



The effectiveness of the



This Act shall take effect on the date of its publication.



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