Enforcement authority and enforcement fees The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, and the municipalities are the appointed enforcement authorities for the producer responsibility of batteries. svenska Share Contact Listen Guidance Enforcement authority for producer responsibilities The EPA is responsible for compiling information from producers and to evaluate and enforce producers' compliance with the producer responsibility provisions. Swedish data on producer responsibility for EEE and batteries is collected from producers and collective schemes by the EEB-register and then reported by the EPA to the EU-commission. Annual enforcement fee The EPA charge an annual fee for enforcement of electrical and electronic equipment and batteries. The fee covers administration expenses, managing of the EEB-register and other expenses in order to enforce compliance. The annual fee has been set to 1000 SEK for each producer responsibility. For producers of both EEE and batteries the total fee is 2000 SEK. Legislation Batteries Ordinance (2008:834) on producer responsibility for batteries (In Swedish only) Batteridirektivet: The Directive on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators (2006/66/EG) The Comission Regulation No 1103/2010 establishing rules as regards capacity labelling of portable secondatyr and automotive batteries and accumulators Other relevant legislation for the producer responsibility (In Swedish only) Ordinance (2011:927) on waste Regulation (NFS 2005:10) by the Swedish EPA on pretreatment of WEEE Ordinance (2000:208) on producer responsibility for filament bulbs and certain lighting equipment Hazardous substances Ordinance (2012:861) on hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (In Swedish only) The RoHS directive direktivet of the European Parliament and of the Council 2011/65/EU Legal enforcement (In Swedish only) Ordinance (2012:259) on environmental sanction charges Law (1985:206) on fines Ordinance (2011:13) on environmental enforcement Ordinance (1998:940) on fees for permit matters and enforcement according to the Environmental Law Background The Environmental Protection Agency has been assigned as the enforcement authority through Section 24 in the Ordinance (2011:13) on environmental enforcement and is responsible for reviewing that the nationwide regulations on producer responsibility are fulfilled.