The legislation provides that the information available on the packaging shall allow the identification of the Member States where national restrictions exist. There are 2 types of restrictions:

  • restrictions on the putting into service related to national specifications for the use of spectrum (e.g.: usage only indoors);
  • using the device is subject to prior authorisation or an operator certificate (e.g.: aeronautical, maritime, radio amateurs).

There are two ways of presenting the information regarding the restrictions on the packaging:

  • A table which must include the pictogram below, as well as (under or next to the pictogram) the abbreviations of the Member States concerned.  

  • The words “Restrictions or Requirements in”, followed by the abbreviations of the Member States concerned.  

The purpose of this information is to draw the attention of importers, distributors and potential buyers on the restriction conditions. 

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