The Provisions On The Labelling And Advertising Of Publications On Information Provided To Consumers On New Car Fuel Consumption And Co2 Emissions

Original Language Title: Noteikumi par marķējumā un reklāmas publikācijās patērētājiem sniedzamo informāciju par jaunu vieglo automobiļu degvielas patēriņu un CO2 izplūdi

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 608 in Riga 20 July 2004 (pr. No 44 17. §) rules on the labelling and advertising of publications on information provided to consumers on new car fuel consumption and CO2 emissions are Issued in accordance with the consumer protection act article 21, first paragraph and advertising law article 7 of the second part of rule 1 determine the requirements to be met, the label (informational sign or label, an informative poster, guide on fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, digital screen) and promotional publications providing consumers information on new car fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. 2. the regulation applies to vehicles of category M1, not previously registered new motor vehicles used for the carriage of passengers or special works and comprising not more than nine seats including the driver's seat (hereinafter car), and which are exhibited or offered for sale or lease (for example, trade show, car showroom or yard) (hereinafter outlets). 3. it is prohibited to distribute passenger cars for which it is provided that the requirements for information. All consumers in the information materials prepared (informational sign or label, an informative poster, guide on fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, electronic screen, advertising publications) to specify prohibited characters, marking or writing about fuel consumption or CO2 emissions, which do not meet the requirements of this regulation, the certificate of conformity and the type-approval documentation of the official fuel consumption and specific CO2 exhaust to the number or otherwise mislead consumers. 4. to inform consumers about the official fuel consumption and CO2 exhaust, the numerical value of the seller a car marked with the informative sign or label (passenger car brand, type, and, if necessary, also the commercial description of the variant and version) that is attached or clearly and prominently displayed at each car model, as well as trade fairs. 5. The communication draws or label (standard size: 297 x 210 mm (A4)) for each passenger car model specifies the easily visible and readable information in the following order: 5.1 the car model and fuel type;
5.2. the official fuel consumption value, expressed in litres per 100 kilometres (1/100 km) and/or kilometres per litre (km/l) with an accuracy of one decimal place;
5.3. the CO2 exhaust officially defined numeric size expressed in grams per kilometre (g/km) rounded to an integer;
5.4. instructions: 5.4.1. "a guide on fuel economy and CO2 emissions (print or copy), which contains data for all new passenger car models is available free of charge in all car markets, the consumer rights protection centre and the road safety Directorate";
5.4.2. "in addition to the fuel efficiency of car consumption fuel consumption and CO2 emissions affect the driving behaviour as well as other non-technical factors. CO2 is the main greenhouse gas, the agent which causes global warming. " 6. The Ministry of transport in collaboration with the Ministry of environment provides a guide on fuel consumption and CO2 emissions (hereinafter the manual) and published in the newspaper "journal". The Ministry of transport shall ensure that the guide is compiled annually by the producer or the importer of the information provided on the market available automotive fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. 7. print or copy of the guide is available free of charge at the point of sale of cars, the consumer rights protection centre and the road safety Directorate. 8. the Guide contains the following information: 8.1 all year cars available on the market in a list sorted by car brand (trade mark of the manufacturer, indicated on the certificate of conformity and the type-approval) name in alphabetical order;
8.2. each manual model: 8.2.1. fuel type;
8.2.2. the official fuel consumption value, expressed in litres per 100 kilometres (1/100 km) and/or kilometres per litre (km/l) with an accuracy of one decimal place;
8.2.3. the CO2 exhaust officially defined numeric size expressed in grams per kilometre (g/km) rounded to an integer;
8.3. ten fuel economy effective cars models ranked in ascending order according to the specific CO2 exhaust numeric size. The list shall indicate the model of the car, the official fuel consumption and the numerical value of the CO2 exhaust;
8.4. indication that the proper use of the vehicle, regular maintenance and driving style (such as avoiding aggressive driving, driving with less speed, the time taken for braking, correctly inflated tires, idle time reduction, avoidance to carry extra weight) will reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions;
8.5. clarifications on gas emissions from motor vehicles, which cause the greenhouse effect and can cause climate change, as well as the laws and requirements of the appropriate assessment of the various fuel types available to consumers, the impact on the environment; 8.6. reference to European Community average CO2 emissions of cars, as well as the date when this pointer must be achieved;
8.7. the reference to the European Commission and collected internet information available on automotive fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. 9. the seller provides to each automotive brand to informative poster or display, showing the official fuel consumption and CO2 exhaust the numerical value of all car models, which are exhibited or offered for sale or lease to a specific marketing site (or through it), as well as trade show. 10. the poster or display the content for each passenger car model in accordance with the provisions laid down in the annex the following easily visible and legible information: 10.1 car model;
10.2. the CO2 exhaust officially defined numeric size expressed in grams per kilometre (g/km) rounded to an integer;
10.3. the official fuel consumption value, expressed in litres per 100 kilometres (1/100 km) and/or kilometres per litre (km/l) with an accuracy of one decimal place;
10.4. references:

10.4.1. "a guide on fuel economy and CO2 emissions (print or copy), which contains data for all new passenger car models is available free of charge in all car markets, the consumer rights protection centre and the road safety Directorate";
10.4.2. "in addition to the fuel efficiency of car consumption fuel consumption and CO2 emissions affect the driving behaviour as well as other non-technical factors. CO2 is the main greenhouse gas, the agent which causes global warming. " 11. This provision of the information referred to in paragraph 10 shall be indicated on the poster or display the content, with a minimum size of 70 x 50 cm. If the information in the display points to electronic screen, the screen size shall be at least 25 x 32 cm. Electronic information may appear on the screen with the help of the scroll bar. 12. This rule 10.4.1 and 10.4.2. the indications referred to in subparagraphs must be permanently visible, if information on the electronic screen. 13. The information in the poster or information appearing in the display is updated every six months. If informative poster need updating earlier information indicated at the bottom of the list. Electronic information appearing on the screen is updated every three months. 14. Consistently exhibited an informative poster or display point of sale can be replaced with a digital screen, if not limited to consumer's opportunity to become acquainted with the specified information, compared to the information in the poster or information specified in the display. 15. in all printed promotional materials, intended for the consumer, indicating the official fuel consumption and CO2 exhaust numerical size, unless the advertising publication is a reference only to the trade mark in its entirety, without specifying a specific car models. 16. information appearing on the Advertising on the official fuel consumption and CO2 exhaust numeric size meets the following requirements: 16.1 it is as visible and tangible as the main part of the publication of the advertisement;
16.2. information about the official fuel consumption is provided for all the promotional literature referred to in the car models. If the promotional literature contains several models, provides information on each model's fuel consumption or fuel consumption range for all models. Official fuel consumption in litres per 100 km point (1/100 km) and/or kilometres per litre (km/l) with an accuracy of one decimal place. 17. monitoring of compliance with these provisions within its field of competence carries out consumer protection centre and the competition Council. 18. the Ministry of the economy shall notify the European Commission of the national authorities responsible for the supervision of compliance with these rules. 19. Be declared unenforceable in the Cabinet of 27 December 2002, no. 585 of the rules "rules for the labelling and advertising of publications on information provided to consumers on new car fuel consumption and CO2 emissions" (Latvian journal, 2002, nr. 190). Informative reference to European Union directives, the regulations include provisions resulting from: 1) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 December 1999 Directive 1999/94/EC relating to the availability of consumer information on fuel economy and CO2 emissions for new passenger cars on the market;
2) Commission 2003 24 July Directive 2003/73/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 December 1999 of annex III to Directive 1999/94/EC (text with EEA relevance). Prime Minister i. Emsis economic Minister, a Deputy Prime Minister a. Shlesers attachment Cabinet 20 July 2004 a Regulation No 608 point of sale poster displayed information or display model fuels no PO box
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Note the. The car models are listed and grouped according to fuel type. Each fuel type car models are ranked by the size of the CO2 exhaust in numerical ascending order model with a lower fuel consumption by indicating at the top of the list.
Economic Minister, a Deputy Prime Minister a. shlesers