Packaging Ordinance Section 2 Scope of Application

Packaging Ordinance Section 2 Scope of Application

(1) The Ordinance shall apply to all packaging put into circulation within the territorial scope of the Closed Substance Cycle and Waste Management Act (Kreislaufwirtschafts- und Abfallgesetz), regardless of whether it arises in industry, trade, administration, business, the service sector, households or elsewhere, and regardless of the materials of which it consists.

(2) This shall be without prejudice to any special requirements that may exist with regard to packaging or the management of packaging waste or the carriage of packaged products or of packaging waste.

(3) The powers of the Federal, Land and local authorities to require third parties to avoid and recover waste in the use of their facilities or land and in the special use of public roads shall not be affected.