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Act on electromagnetic compatibility

The Act of 13 April 2007 on electromagnetic compatibility sets out the conditions to maintain capacity by the equipment, including the apparatus, fixed installation, component and mobile installation, for satisfactory operation in the specific electromagnetic environment without introducing to this environment unacceptable electromagnetic disturbances, hereinafter referred to as “electromagnetic compatibility”, and conformity assessment procedures of such an equipment with the following requirements on:

  • not causing electromagnetic disturbances of the values exceeding the resistance to such disturbances of another equipment present in this environment; and
  • having the required resistance to the electromagnetic disturbances

- hereinafter referred to as “essential requirements”.

With regard to the matters not regulated in the act, the relevant provisions of the Act of 30 August 2002 on the conformity assessment system are applicable (Official Journal of Law of 2004, No 204, item 2087, as amended).

The provisions of the act are not applicable to the equipment, which is not capable to generate in their environment the electromagnetic disturbances of the values exceeding the resistance of other equipment present in this environment to these disturbances, and is resistant to the electromagnetic disturbances occurring usually while using it in accordance with its purpose.

The President of the Office of Electronic Communications is the body empowered to carry out the control of conformity of the equipment with the requirements with regard to the electromagnetic compatibility, as the body specialised within the meaning of provisions of the act dated 30 August 2002 on the conformity assessment system.

Please see below unofficial translation of the Act of 13 April 2007 on electromagnetic compatibility:

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