AS PER ANNEX 5 OF GEO 5/2015
Producer is any natural or legal person who, regardless of the sales technique used, including remote communication as defined in the Government Emergency Ordinance No. 34/2014 on consumer rights under contracts concluded with professionals, and amending and supplementing some regulatory documents:
- is based in Romania and manufactures EEE
- under its own name or trademark or whose EEE are designed or manufactured and marketed under its own name or trademark, on the Romanian territory;
- is based in Romania and resells on the Romanian territory under its own name or trademark
- equipment produced by other suppliers, a reseller not being considered a “producer” when the producer’s trademark appears on the equipment in accordance with item (i);
- is based in Romania and places on the domestic market, on a professional basis, EEE
- from a third country or from another European Union Member State; or
- sells EEE through means of remote communication
- directly to private households or to users outside private households, in Romania and is based in another Member State or in a third country.
Electrical and electronic equipment, hereinafter referred to EEE, is equipment that is dependent on electric currents or electromagnetic fields to function properly and equipment for generating, transferring and measuring these currents and fields, designed for use at a rated voltage of up to 1,000 volts. , for alternating current, and 1,500 volts, for direct current (as per to Annex 5 – GEO 5/2015)
ACCORDING TO THE LAWS IN FORCE, A PRODUCER OF EEE HAS THE FOLLOWING OBLIGATIONS:
- Registration with NEPA (National Environmental Protection Agency) and payment of the registration fee
- Preparation of the monthly statement for EEE placed on the market, annual payment for the difference between the quantities of EEE placed on the market and not declared (RON/kg 4) and obtaining the Tax Obligations Attestation Certificate (as per AFM laws, GEO 196/2005 and Order 578/2006
According to GEO 5/2015 on waste electrical and electronic equipment, the producers’ obligations can be fulfilled individually, or by transferring the responsibilities, under a contract, to a lawfully established legal entity, referred to as collective organization, and the financing of the costs for the collection, treatment, recovery and environmentally safe disposal of WEEE coming from users other than private households and generated by products placed on the market subsequent to 31 December 2006 shall be incurred by the producers – green stamp.