The Division competent for air pollution is appointed as the authority for the exchanging of the information as stated in Article 7, paragraph 1, of Council Directive 1999/13/EC and in Article 64 of Directive 2010/75/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 November 2010 on industrial emissions (integrated pollution prevention and control). The minister informs the European Commission of this appointment through the appropriate channels.


In accordance with Council Directive 1999/13/EC, every three years the Department competent for air pollution reports to the European Commission through the appropriate channels with regard to the implementation of this Directive. The report is submitted to the Commission within nine months of the period of three years to which it relates. With the exception of the limitations stated in Article 5.59.2, second and third paragraph, of Directive 90/313/EEC, the Department competent for air pollution publishes the reports at the time of submitting them to the Commission. The first report relates to the first three years after 1 April 2001.


The report stated in 2 is formulated on the basis of a questionnaire or outline developed by the Commission acting according to the procedure laid down in Article 6 of Directive 1991/692/EEC.

The report shall include sufficient representative information to demonstrate that the requirements stated in Article 5 of Directive 1999/13/EC have been met. This report shall also include a summary of the derogations granted with the implementation of Article, 2, of this Order.