Amendment of the Regulation (EC) No 1005/2009 on substances that deplete the ozone layer (EU)

On 30th of March 2017, on the Official Journal of the European Union it was published Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/605 of 29 March 2017 amending Annex VI to Regulation (EC) No 1005/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on substances that deplete the ozone layer.

The Annex VI to Regulation (EC) No 1005/2009 establishes cut-off dates after which halons should not be used for fire extinguishers and fire protection systems in ‘new equipment’, including in new aircraft. Pursuant to point 2(b) of Annex VI to Regulation (EC) No 1005/2009, the definition of ‘new equipment’ depends on the date of submission of a request for type certification to the appropriate regulatory authority.

In point 2(b) of Annex VI to Regulation (EC) No 1005/2009, the following second sentence is added:

‘For aircraft, submission of a request for type certification refers to a submission of a request for a new aircraft type certification.’

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Sources:

Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/605 of 29 March 2017 amending Annex VI  to  Regulation (EC)  No  1005/2009 of  the  European Parliament and  of  the Council on substances that deplete the ozone layer, OJEU L 84 of 30 March 2017