LVD and EMC

The recast directives on Low Voltage Equipment (covering safety) and Electromagnetic Compatibility had to be transposed by 20 April.

There are as yet no Statutory Instruments making them law in the UK and AMDEA understands that these are unlikely to be published before the autumn.

Also, there should have been new citations of Harmonised Standards published in the Official Journal of the European Union and we have not seen those yet either.

Fortunately, the technical requirements are unchanged so the advice is to continue to use the existing citation of standards but refer to the new Directives for the time being.

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