Law 18 Of 2008 To Raise The Energy Efficiency Of Electrical Appliances Used In Household, Commercial And Service Sectors Act

Original Language Title: القانون 18 لعام 2008 قانون رفع كفاءة استخدام الطاقة في الأجهزة الكهربائية المستخدمة في القطاعات المنزلية والتجارية والخدمية

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Read the untranslated law here: http://parliament.gov.sy/arabic/index.php?node=201&nid=4767&RID=-1&Last=10058&First=0&CurrentPage=8&Vld=-1&Mode=&Service=-1&Loc1=&Key1=&SDate=&EDate=&Year=&Country=&Num=&Dep=-1&

Law 18 of 2008

Raise the energy efficiency of electrical appliances used in household, commercial and service sectors
Law


President of the Republic based on the provisions of the Constitution

And approved by the People's Assembly in its meeting held on 10/08/1429 AH corresponding to the 8-10-2008melada issued as follows:

First door

Definitions ..



Material / 1 /

The following words and expressions, wherever they appear in this law, what is shown next to each of them law .. .. energy efficiency standards for electrical appliances in the domestic, commercial and service sectors Act.

.. Minister and Minister of Electricity.

.. Ministry and the Ministry of Electricity.

Center .. National Centre for Energy Research.

Council .. Council of the National Center for Research on energy management.

Standard energy efficiency .. is the foundation that determines the optimal need for electrical systems of electric power.

Label energy ..ha media poster pasted on electrical devices together refers to the energy consumption of the device.

.. Energy efficiency means less energy consumption of the highest possible performance of the device.

Distributor .. is the natural and juristic person who sells electrical appliances.

Supplier ..ho natural and legal person importing the devices subject of this law or on behalf of assets in Syria or the process of marketing his favor in the Syrian market.

Factory ..ho natural and juristic person which manufactures devices subject of this law.

Technical Spec .. means a card that includes product information and knowledge in the Syrian standard specifications for electrical appliances and issued by the concerned authorities are currently Specifications Authority and the Syrian Arab standards.

Moasfh..ha Syrian standard specifications for electrical appliances issued by the specifications and standards of the Syrian Arab.

Electrical appliances subject of this law ..ha fridge-conditioner-washing machine-lighting devices and other ...

Part II

Objectives of the law

Article / 2 /

Law aims to ..

A / raise the energy efficiency of electrical appliances used in household, commercial and service sectors through the application of energy efficiency standards for all equipment used in Syria.

B / contribute to meeting the requirements of sustainable development within the framework of the Clean Development Mechanism.

C / enhance the competitiveness of devices locally produced and imported equipment.

D / reducing negative environmental impacts resulting from electric power generation.

Article / 3 /

Law does not apply to the following cases ..

A / paintings affixed to the hardware and the special safety instructions and safety during operation and use.

B / devices that stopped production at the entry into force of this law.

C / devices placed in circulation before the entry into force of this law, which is sold devices in advance and placed in use among consumers.

Part III

Standard of energy efficiency and energy label

Article / 4 /


That all devices involved in the Syrian market should not annual consumption of electrical energy exceeds the limit according to the nature of each device and according to its own specification Mathddh.

Article / 5 /

Reflect the energy label, if any, on the device offered by the supplier or manufacturer or distributor of the device to achieve the standard of energy efficiency and shows the degree of energy device compared with the rest of the hardware displayed according to the energy of the categories enumerated in the label and knowledge in the specification.
Part IV


Responsibilities

Article / 6 /

Responsibilities of manufacturers, suppliers and distributors ..

A / must supplier and factory data include the necessary technical information and documents given to him from the center and needed to verify the validity and accuracy of the contents of the label energy efficiency and must retain this information for five years after production of the latest model of the machine base establishment for the purposes of inspection.

B / All manufacturers and suppliers who ask the subject of this law, the hardware in the Syrian commitment to the market following the procedures ..

1 / get the energy label and card technical specifications in accordance with the provisions of this law.

2 / label placed prominently and clearly on all devices produced by him and distributed in the Syrian market and identifies the place the label for each device as stated in the specification.

3 / provide card technical specifications in accordance with the provisions of this law in all the product releases.

4 / in the absence of special bulletins on the product label factory to provide energy and card technical specifications with the product in other ways, and the card must be in all cases, consistent with the provisions of this law.

5 / assume full responsibility for the validity of the data contained in the energy label and card technical specifications provided by him in accordance with the documents given to him by the center.

C / a factory to provide all data on Basaqat energy and card technical specifications to the personnel charged to investigate the irregularities in the performance of work entrusted to them.

D / a supplier and by obtaining the necessary import license its equipment to be associated with one of the first three grades of the energy label in accordance with the specification.

E / distributors who ask on the subject of this law agencies in the Syrian market, not to deal with the offending devices to the conditions stipulated in this Law and other developments on the energy label.

Part V

Application of the law and the functions of the center

Article / 7 /

Center is considered responsible for enforcement of this law.

And the authorities listed below ..

1 / Organization for Standardization and the Syrian Arab standards.

2 / test center and industrial research.

3 / Directorate General of Customs.

4 / industry and chambers of commerce in the provinces.

5 / Directorates of Internal Trade and Industry directorates in the provinces.

Among the tasks and functions of each of them to respond to the requests of the center in implementing the provisions of this Act limits.

Article / 8 /

Takes place in the application of this law, the following functions ..

A / establishment and development of energy efficiency standards and energy label version for devices subject of this law, in partnership with stakeholders.


B / monitor the results achieved from the implementation of this law and its impact on the new hardware sales and the amount of energy consumption by revising standards and degrees of energy efficiency and assistance in the application of new technologies to reduce energy consumption for devices that are put on the market.

C / Work on creating a stable future policy enables the actors in the market manufacturers -mordan-Mozein- consumers -onctae environment and the Society of Consumer Protection of the application of this law self.

Part VI

Irregularities

Article / 9 /

A /../ 1 / Any person found guilty of violation of non-device to information received approval to label energy affixed to him and related to classification, consumption and size to a fine of fifty thousand Syrian pounds and in case of repetition becomes a fine hundred thousand Syrian pounds and in case of repetition the third time the fine five hundred thousand pounds into Syria in addition to the cancellation of the license of industrial or commercial point of the offense according to their nature.

2 / Whoever found guilty of violation of the label put in place is not set for a fine of twenty five thousand Syrian pounds in case of repeated violation the fine doubled to become the fifty thousand Syrian pounds.

3 / punished by the manufacturer or supplier or distributor that installs foul trading devices not afford to label cap a fine of fifty thousand Syrian pounds and in case of repetition becomes a fine hundred thousand Syrian pounds and if the violation is repeated for the third time to become objectionable hundred thousand Syrian pounds plus to cancel the license of industrial or commercial point of the offense according to their nature.

4 / Any person found guilty of violation of non-conformity of the label set for energy efficiency standard applicable to a fine of twenty five thousand Syrian pounds in case of repeated violation fine shall be doubled to become the fifty thousand Syrian pounds.

B / Subject to paragraph / a / fine above the perpetrator of any other offense contrary to the provisions of this law at between fifty and one hundred thousand Syrian pounds gradient determines the resolution of the Minister on the proposal of the Council and in the case of repetition doubled fine per violation.

C / specify the time period for the duration of the violation is repeated at least a month from the date of detecting the violation for the first time.

Article / 10 /

A / minister issued a decree called the personnel charged to investigate the irregularities and the subject of this law before them direct their business to perform right in front of the primitive judge who followed him work the following text Center ..
"I swear by Almighty God to do my job honestly and in full confidentiality and , take the course which Ihtmh duty to respect the laws and regulations in force and bound by its provisions in the exercise of my duties and my work. "

B / workers above and when setting organization to identify the offense committed and the time and place and be kind to this Alillot probative force until proven reversed.

C / are entitled to workers mentioned during the official working hours access to industrial facilities, warehouses and shops related to what is necessary and taking samples of the meeting to give their owners a receipt fundamentalist acknowledgment that they are equipped with special cards issued by the center.

Article / 11 /


Devolve amounts derived from fines imposed on the manufacturers, suppliers and distributors as a result of violating the provisions of this law in accordance with Article / 9 / of this law to the public treasury of the state.

Title VII


Law into force
Article / 12 /

Six months from the date of entry into force of the law for trading devices that its energy consumption over standard energy efficiency topic consumption when enforcement of this law deadline given and given six months when modifying this standard so they can be applied in accordance with the provisions of this law and after this deadline prevents the circulation of these devices with the exception that proves it was made before the deadline the end of the imported devices directly Wesera law.

Article / 13 /

Been reported adjusted standard energy efficiency by announcing the official and local newspapers is that each Ablaga a related subject.

Article / 14 /

Issued executive instructions to the provisions of this law, the decision of the Minister of Electricity on the proposal of the Council.

Article / 15 /

This law shall be published in the Official Gazette and shall come into force after six months from the date of publication.

Damascus on 14/10/1429 AH corresponding to 10/14/2008 AD.



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