Amendment of BattG passed

Amendment of the German Battery Act passed in the Bundestag

With its resolution of 17.09.2020, the German Bundestag passed a comprehensive amendment to the Battery Act. Since the approval of the Bundesrat is not required, the changes will come into force as planned on 01.01.2021.

We have already reported on the key points of the change in our blog-post “German Battery Act faces comprehensive revision” from 06.08.2020.

A motion by the parliamentary group DIE LINKE, according to which a deposit system for electrical appliances and batteries should be introduced, was rejected.

The documentation on the resolutions in German is available at: Bundestag regelt Rück­nahme von Geräte-Altbatterien neu

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18. September 2020 Michael Öttinger