article 15 : ATEX 94/9/EC directive

Article 15

1. Member States shall adopt and publish the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with this Directive before 1 September 1995. They shall forthwith inform the Commission thereof.

The Member States shall apply these measures with effect from 1 March 1996.

When Member States adopt the measures referred to in the first subparagraph, they shall contain a reference to this Directive or shall be accompanied by such reference at the time of their official publication. The methods of making such reference shall be laid down by Member States.

2. However, Member States shall allow the placing on the market and the putting into service of equipment and protective systems conforming with the national regulations in force in their territory at the date of adoption of this Directive for the period until 30 June 2003.

1. Les États membres adoptent et publient les dispositions législatives, réglementaires et administratives néces(1) JO no L 43 du 20. 2. 1979, p. 20. Directive modifiée en dernier lieu par la directive 90/487/CEE.saires pour se conformer à la présente directive au plus tard le 1er septembre 1995. Ils en informent immédiatement la Commission.