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Decree Law No. 60/2021


Publication: Republic Diary No. 135/2021, Series I of 2021-07-14
  • Issuer: Presidency of the Council of Ministers
  • Diploma Type: Decree Law
  • Number: 60/2021
  • Pages: 13 - 17

Summary in plain english

What is it?

This decree-law ensures the implementation, in the national legal order, of Regulation (EU) 2020/740 on the labelling of tyres with respect to fuel efficiency and other parameters.

What is going to change?

Rules are established to enable the enforcement of Regulation (EU) 2020/740 in national territory, through the indication of the language to be used in certain information to be provided by tyre suppliers and distributors and vehicle suppliers and distributors, the identification of the competent national entities, namely to ensure the general monitoring of its enforcement and of the Regulation, to cooperate in the provision of information in matters of energy efficiency and road safety, to carry out the monitoring of the products in question from third countries and of the market surveillance authority to verify compliance with the standards established therein, as well as the penalties applicable in case of non-compliance with the rules set by the Regulation.

What advantages does it bring?

This decree-law adopts the necessary measures for the implementation in the national territory of the European Regulation on the labelling of tyres with respect to fuel efficiency and other parameters, identifying the competent entities involved in the implementation of said Regulation. With the improvement of labelling, the aim is for consumers to obtain more relevant and easily comparable information regarding fuel efficiency, safety and noise of the tyres on the market, in order to influence their purchasing decisions.

When does it enter into force?

This decree-law enters into force on 15 July 2021.

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