Eight CE Marking Directives Get New Reference Numbers

CE Marking Directives

On Saturday 29 March 2014, the European Commission has published the recasts of eight CE marking directives. These directives are aligned with the rules and responsibilities for CE marking that were published earlier in Decision 768/2008/EU. These eight directives get new numbers.

Short reference: EMC Directive (2014/30/EU) (previously 2004/108/EC)
Long Reference:
Directive 2014/30/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to electromagnetic compatibility (recast)

Short Reference: Low Voltage Directive (2014/35/EU) (previously 2006/95/EC)
Long Reference:
DIRECTIVE 2014/35/EU OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 26 February 2014
on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits

Short reference: ATEX Directive (2014/34/EU) (previously 94/9/EC)
Long Reference:
Directive 2014/34/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres (recast)

Short reference: Civil Explosives (CIVEX) Directive (2014/28/EU) (previously 93/15/EC)
Long Reference:
Directive 2014/28/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market and supervision of explosives for civil uses (recast)

Short reference: Simple Pressure Vessels Directive (2014/29/EU) (previously 2009/105/EC)
Long reference:
Directive 2014/29/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of simple pressure vessels

Short Reference: Non-Automatic Weighing Instruments Directive (2014/31/EU)
Long Reference:
Directive 2014/31/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of non-automatic weighing instruments

Short Reference: Measuring Instruments Directive (2014/32/EU)
Long Reference:
Directive 2014/32/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of measuring instruments (recast)

Short Reference: Lifts Directive (2014/33/EU)
Long Reference:
Directive 2014/33/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to lifts and safety components for lifts

The new directives enter into force on the 19th of April 2014, and the Member States have until 20 April 2016 to change amend their national legislation, which is when the old directives will be repealed.

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