213. The EU ecolabel award scheme.

(6)     Ecolabelling

213.     The EU ecolabel award scheme.

Consequent to the UK's withdrawal from the EU, this Halsbury paragraph should be read in conjunction with the Environment (Amendment etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/458, pending incorporation of the changes into the text.

An EU ecolabel award scheme has been established1. It is a voluntary scheme that applies to goods or services which are supplied for distribution, consumption or use on the EU market whether in return for payment or free of charge2. Under the scheme a producer, manufacturer, importer, service provider, wholesaler