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European Union (Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases) Regulations 2022

06 October 2022

Amends/Commences: New Legislation

Comes into force: 5th August 2022

Jurisdiction: Republic of Ireland

These Regulations implement Regulation (EU) 517/2014 on fluorinated greenhouse gases and repealing Regulation (EC) 842/2006 and set out certification requirements, offences and enforcement powers relating to fluorinated greenhouse gases.

Persons must hold a valid certification to:

  • instal, service, maintain, repair or decommission equipment containing fluorinated greenhouse gases;

  • carry out leak checks on equipment containing fluorinated greenhouse gases; and

  • recover fluorinated greenhouse gases.

The Environmental Protection Agency may appoint authorised officers for the purposes of ensuring compliance with these Regulations.

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