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Decree Law No. 10-C/2020

Publication: Republic Diary No. 58/2020, Series I of 2020-03-23
  • Issuer: Presidency of the Council of Ministers
  • Diploma Type: Decree Law
  • Number: 10-C/2020
  • Pages: 10-(2) a 10-(3)

Summary in plain english

What is it?

This decree-law establishes exceptional and temporary measures in response to the COVID-19 epidemic within the framework of periodic technical inspections of motor vehicles and their trailers.

What is going to change?

Motor vehicles and their trailers, light or heavy-duty, that should be submitted for periodic inspection in the period from 13 March 2020 until 30 June 2020, will have the deadline extended for five months from the date of registration.

During this period, the failure to comply with the periodic inspection obligation shall not be subject to motor vehicle liability insurance or the right of return of the insurance company.

The management entities of motor vehicle and their trailers inspection centres shall partially suspend their activity until 30 June 2020.

What advantages does it bring?

This decree-law promotes the possibility of social distancing and prophylactic isolation.

It also ensures that essential services are provided for some vehicles.

When does it enter into force?

This decree-law entered into force on 24 March 2020 and will be in force until 30 June 2020.

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