Regulation (EU) No 517/2014 on fluorinated greenhouse gases—snapshot
Regulation (EU) No 517/2014 on fluorinated greenhouse gases—snapshot

The following Environment guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Regulation (EU) No 517/2014 on fluorinated greenhouse gases—snapshot
  • Brexit impact
  • EU legislation to control fluorinated greenhouse gases
  • What are the key changes?
  • The F-gas Regulation
  • The F-gas Regulation—general provisions—chapter 1
  • The F-gas Regulation—containment—chapter II
  • The F-gas Regulation—placing on the market and control of use—chapter III
  • The F-gas Regulation—reduction of the quantity of HFCs placed on the market—chapter IV
  • The F-gas Regulation—reporting—chapter V
  • more

Title Regulation (EU) No 517/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 April 2014 on fluorinated greenhouse gases and repealing Regulation (EC) No 842/2006
Entry into force 9 June 2014 but applies from 1 January 2015
Transposition deadline It is a regulation so is directly applicable
Amendments See EUR-Lex linked documents
Implementing legislation in England and Wales The Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases Regulations 2015, SI 2015/310 sets out certification, evaluation and attestation requirements, as well as the offences and penalties applicable to infringements of Regulation (EU) No 517/2014
Subject fluorinated greenhouse gases, air quality

Brexit impact

As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU law. This has an impact on this content.

For further guidance, see Practice Note: Brexit—impact on environmental law, and News Analysis: Brexit Bulletin—key updates,