Last Updated: August 25, 2014
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Introduction

This report provides an overview of legislation of Lithuania that imposes take-back obligations with respect to waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).

In 2002, the EU adopted the first take-back requirements for waste electrical and electronic equipment the WEEE Directive, also known as the "WEEE-1 Directive" (Directive 2002/96/EC of 27 January 2003 on waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE)).

In 2012, the EU adopted an amended WEEE Directive, also known as the "WEEE-2 Directive" (Directive 2012/19/EU of 4 July 2012 on waste electrical and electronic equipment). The WEEE-2 Directive must be transposed by Member States by 14 February 2014.

Lithuania transposed the WEEE-2 Directive through the following laws and regulations (jointly, the "WEEE-2 Act"):

This transposition appears to be consistent with the WEEE-2 Directive.

 
 


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