The light bulb ban took place in 2009 and so began the phasing out of incandescent light bulbs.
EU phased out the incandescent bulbs in a move to make Europe more energy efficient. With the ban in place it’s even more reason to go LED.
Most companies have a range of alternative reflector bulbs and LED ones are available on the site. This includes: Philips, Megaman, Sylvania and Crompton. So if you’re looking for a replacement choose to conserve energy and get an LED version.