This consultation ended 8 December 2017.

Consultation period:
23 October 2017 to 8 December 2017
Last updated:

Summary of outcome

A summary of responses (external link) is now available

Original consultation

We want your views on proposals for the implementation of EU Directive requirements to introduce ‘Open Scope’.

Consultation description

Under ’Open Scope’ all items of electrical and electronic equipment would fall within the scope of the regulations unless subject to a specific exemption or exclusion.

We are also consulting on other proposed regulatory amendments outlined in the consultation document.

This consultation is being held on DEFRA.GOV.UK