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  • 41 - Häute, Felle (andere als Pelzfelle) und Leder
  • 42 - Lederwaren; Sattlerwaren; Reiseartikel, Handtaschen und ähnliche Behältnisse; Waren aus Därmen
  • 43 - Pelzfelle und künstliches Pelzwerk; Waren daraus
Leather, hide, fur and products manufactured from hide, leather, fur
Article regulating the use of the terms "leather", "hide", "fur" and terms derived therefrom (4 pages, in Italian)

•  The draft article, which will seek inclusion in the draft law of the next "European Law" currently being prepared laying down provisions for the fulfilment of the obligations arising from Italy"s membership in the European Union, consists of 27 paragraphs.

•  The first three paragraphs identify the subject of the provisions, the definitions of the terms "leather", "coated leather", "fur" and "bonded leather", and refer to Regulation (EC) No 765/2008 for definitions relating to economic operators.

•  Paragraph 4 excludes the application of the article, as a whole, to the products defined by Directive 94/11/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 March 1994 on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States relating to labelling of the materials used in the main components of footwear for sale to the consumer, transposed by the Decree of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Craft Trades of 11 April 1996.

•  Paragraph
5 stipulates that the definitions in paragraph 2 can be adapted to take any technical changes into consideration, by decree of the Minister for Economic Development.