Article 20 : Legal remedies - machinery directive 2006/42/EC

The text in RED color is the amended or added text in comparison with the former 98/37/EC machinery directive.

Article 20 : Legal remedies

Any measure taken pursuant to this Directive which restricts the placing on the market and/or putting into service of any machinery covered by this Directive shall state the exact grounds on which it is based. Such a measure shall be notified as soon as possible to the party concerned, who shall at the same time be informed of the legal remedies available to him under the laws in force in the Member State concerned and of the time limits to which such remedies are subject.


This article sets out the obligations of notified bodies and Member States when prohibiting measures related to the placing on the market or to refuse to issue an EC type examination certificate for machines listed in Annex IV.

Original Comment:

Cet article fixe les obligations des organismes notifiés et Etats membres en cas de mesure d’interdiction de mise sur le marché ou de refus de délivrance d’une attestation d’examen CE de type pour les machines listées à l’annexe IV.