Several countries have reported every two years on activities undertaken by them with respect to promotion of research, development and exchange of information on best technologies, possible alternatives to controlled substances and costs and benefits of relevant control strategies and promoting public awareness.
|Year of submission:
Parties are invited to report to the Ozone Secretariat fully proved cases of illegal trade in ozone-depleting substances.
|Seizure Date Year
|Importing Exporting Country
|Illegal Trade Details
|21 Oct, 2020
|The Hungarian National Climate Protection Authority carried out an on-the-spot check on the 21st of October 2020, where 3,4 kg of HCFC-22 refrigerant has been seized. The customer has not provided information about the origin of the refrigerants during the administrative procedure.
|400.000 HUF (~1000 EUR) climate protection fine has been imposed, and the customer was obliged to ensure that the refrigerant is disposed of. The disposal has been carried out.
|16 Sep, 2021
|The Hungarian National Climate Protection Authority alongside with the custom services and the police carried out an on-the-spot check on the 16th of September 2021, where 13.6 kg of HCFC-22 refrigerant has been seized. The customer has not cooperated with the Authority.
|500.000 HUF (~1250 EUR) climate protection fine has been imposed, and the customer was obliged to pay the price for the disposal of the refrigerant seized (1.713.970 HUF ~4280 EUR). The case has been taken over by the police.
|Criminal procedure currently in progress.