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7.—(1) No person shall place on the market an appliance into which a battery is or may be incorporated unless that appliance is—
(a)designed in such a way that a waste battery can be readily removed from that appliance; and
(b)accompanied by instructions showing how the battery can be removed safely and, where appropriate, informing the end-user of the type of the incorporated battery.
(2) Paragraph (1) shall not apply where for safety, performance, medical or data integrity reasons continuity of power supply is necessary and requires a permanent connection between the appliance and the battery.
OJ No. L114, 27.4.2006, p.9.
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