OJ-L-2014-150-FULL-EN-TXT-1BRUSSELS: The implementation of the new F-gas regulation officially became law yesterday when it was published in the Official Journal of the EU.

At the bottom of the list of eight new pieces of legislation appearing in yesterday’s Official Journal was “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 (1)”, more commonly known as the F-gas regulation. The new F-gas regulation comes into force on January 1, 2015.

The Official Journal is published every working day in all of the official languages of the EU member states. Only legal acts published in the Official Journal are binding.

The Official Journal and the new regulation can be accessed via the EUR-Lex website.

F-gas revision passes final hurdle (Cooling Post, 14th April 2014)