Guide for identification of non-road mobile machinery and engines compliant with regulation 2016/1628 is now published
The guidance document was developed by the European industry associations CECE, CEMA, EGMF, EUnited Municipal Equipment, EUROMOT, Europgen and FEM to assist surveillance authorities in checking the compliance of engines and non-road mobile machinery in the scope of Regulation 2016/1628 as regards to their exhaust emissions only.
The new guide is not legally binding and shall reflect the common view of the associations with regards to the legal provisions of Regulation. It describes the main elements that are of importance for market surveillance inspections and aims at providing practical information for this purpose.
EU member states must establish or appoint Market Surveillance Authorities in accordance with the Regulation. Member States must also implement penalties for infringement of this Regulation and the penalties must be effective, proportionate and dissuasive. Economic operators must make available documentation and information deemed necessary for those authorities to perform their activities. Construction machinery is one type of machinery which is in the scope of the legislation.
To view and download the guidance click here.