Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade - Notification - Denmark - Vehicles and their equipment and use

NOTIFICATION

The following notification is being circulated in accordance with Article 10.6

 

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Notifying Member: DENMARK

If applicable, name of local government involved (Article 3.2 and 7.2):

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Agency responsible:

Danish Road Traffic Authority

Sorsigvej 35

6760 Ribe

Denmark

Phone: +45 7221 8899

E-mail: info@fstyr.dk

Name and address (including telephone and fax numbers, email and website addresses, if available) of agency or authority designated to handle comments regarding the notification shall be indicated if different from above:

Danish Business Authority

Langelinie Allé 17

DK-2100 Copenhagen Ø

Denmark

Phone: +45 35 29 10 00

E-mail: notifikationer@erst.dk

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Notified under Article 2.9.2 [X], 2.10.1 [ ], 5.6.2 [ ], 5.7.1 [ ], 3.2 [ ], 7.2 [ ], other:

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Products covered (HS or CCCN where applicable, otherwise national tariff heading. ICS numbers may be provided in addition, where applicable): Cars (M1, M2, M3), trucks (N1, N2, N3), motorcycles (2- and 3-wheelers), mopeds, tractors, non-road mobile machinery, trailers (O1, O2, O3, O4) and agricultural vehicles, etc.

The affected vehicle types correspond to those mentioned in EU-regulations 2018/858/EU, 167/2013/EU and 168/2013/EU.

The executive order also contains requirements for vehicle manuals and the placement of symbols. These provisions are expected to be repealed by another executive order before this executive order comes into force.

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Title, number of pages and language(s) of the notified document: Executive order on technical requirements for vehicles and their equipment and use; (366 page(s), in Danish)

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Description of content:

·_        Technical requirements for vehicles and their equipment when vehicles have obtained or are to obtain a national, individual approval. EU type-approved vehicles that have not been modified are thus not covered.

·_        Corresponding rules for modified vehicles that must be approved, regardless of whether the vehicles were originally EU type-approved or not.

Regulation of the use of vehicles in places where the Danish Traffic Regulation Act applies.

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Objective and rationale, including the nature of urgent problems where applicable: The objective of the executive order is to bring the Danish technical requirements for vehicles and their equipment closer to the corresponding EU-regulation but also respecting the need for some national derogations. ; Consumer information, labelling; Prevention of deceptive practices and consumer protection; Protection of the environment; Quality requirements; Harmonization; Reducing trade barriers and facilitating trade

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Relevant documents:

·_        Executive order on technical requirements for vehicles and their equipment and use.

·_        Færdselsloven

Lov om infrastruktur for alternative drivmidler til transport

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Proposed date of adoption: 31 May 2024

Proposed date of entry into force: 1 July 2024

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Final date for comments: 10 May 2024

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Texts available from: National enquiry point [ ] or address, telephone and fax numbers and email and website addresses, if available, of other body:

Danish Standards

Göteborg Plads 1

Nordhavn

Tel: + (45) 39 96 61 40

Fax: + (45) 39 96 61 01

Email: wto@ds.dk

Website: http://www.ds.dk

https://members.wto.org/crnattachments/2024/TBT/DNK/24_01743_01_x.pdf

https://members.wto.org/crnattachments/2024/TBT/DNK/24_01743_02_x.pdf