Decree n°2013-374 dated 2 May 2013 published in the Official Journal of 4 May 2013 defines the implementation conditions of Ordinance n°2012-7 dated 5 January 2012 which transposed Chapter II of the IED 2010/75/UE Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council dated 24 November 2010 on industrial emissions (integrated pollution prevention and control).

It introduces, in the French environmental code, a new section dedicated to installations which are set out in appendix I of the 2010/75/UE Directive (articles R.515-58 and sub. of the French Environmental code).

It defines the specific rules applicable to these installations in relation to their commissioning, operating and definitive cessation of activity procedures.