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Directive 2006/40/EC of the European Parliament and of the CouncilShow full title

Directive 2006/40/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 May 2006 relating to emissions from air-conditioning systems in motor vehicles and amending Council Directive 70/156/EEC (Text with EEA relevance)

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Article 7Implementing measures

1.By 4 July 2007, the Commission shall adopt the measures for the implementation of Article 4 and Article 5, and in particular:

(a)

the administrative provisions for the EC type-approval of vehicles; and

(b)

a harmonised leakage detection test for measuring the leakage rate of fluorinated greenhouse gases with a global warming potential higher than 150 from air-conditioning systems.

2.The Commission shall adopt the measures in accordance with the procedure referred to in Article 13 of Directive 70/156/EEC.

3.The Commission shall publish these measures in the Official Journal of the European Union.

4.The procedure referred to in paragraph 2 shall apply to the adoption, where appropriate, of:

(a)

measures needed to ensure the safe functioning and proper servicing of refrigerants in mobile air-conditioning systems;

(b)

measures relating to the retrofitting of in-use vehicles with air-conditioning systems and the refilling of in-use air-conditioning systems to the extent not covered by Article 6;

(c)

the adaptation of the method for determining the relevant global warming potential of preparations.

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