EEE Producer´s Extended Responsibility
According to the Decree-Law no. 152-D / 2017, of December 11, no. 1 of Article 3, the “producer of the product” is “a natural or legal person who, regardless of the selling technique used, including sales made by means of distance communication and not including those exclusively financing under a financing agreement, unless it also acts as a producer within the meaning of the following sub-paragraphs:
i) Is established in the national territory and manufactures, has or designs products under its own name or brand and sells them in Portugal;
ii) Is established in the national territory and resells, hiring or any other form of put on the market, in Portugal, under a name or own brand, of the product;
iii) Imports products from a third country or from another Member State of the European Union;
iv) Sells, leases or otherwise makes available products on the market by means of distance communication techniques directly to private or non-private users in Portugal and is established in another Member State of the European Union or in a third country.
If the company does not have facilities in Portugal and works with a foreign VAT, it must elect an authorized representative to assume the legal obligations in force.