TOM - GERMAN BUNDESRAT VOTING

TOM - German Bundesrat did not vote on the amendment to the 1991/98 Packaging Ordinance

The German Upper House (Bundesrat) did not vote on the amendment to the 1991/98 Packaging Ordinance today.



The proposal from Bundesrat is not considered to fulfill that ambition and Trittin announced that he will publish the 1999 measurement of the refillable quota within the next few weeks. Following this announcement he stated that a deposit system under the current legislation will be implemented six months later.

For further information, please contact CEO Erik Thorsen or Helge Nerland CFO at
+47 66 79 91 00.

Asker, July 13, 2001 <br>Tomra Systems ASA <br> <br> <br> <br>Erik Thorsen <br>President/CEO <br>

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