Article 19 — Transposition
- Member States shall adopt and publish, by 24 months of the adoption of the additional technical specifications referred to in Article 9, the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with this Directive. They shall immediately communicate the text of those provisions to the Commission.
They shall apply those measures from 36 months after the adoption of the additional technical specifications referred to in Article 9.
When Member States adopt those measures, they shall contain a reference to this Directive or be accompanied by such a reference on the occasion of their official publication. Member States shall determine how such reference is to be made.
- Member States shall communicate to the Commission the text of the main provisions of national law which they adopt in the field covered by this Directive.