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Regulation (EU) No 168/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 January 2013 on the approval and market surveillance of two- or three-wheel vehicles and quadricycles (Text with EEA relevance)

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. CHAPTER I SUBJECT MATTER, SCOPE AND DEFINITIONS

    1. Article 1.Subject matter

    2. Article 2.Scope

    3. Article 3.Definitions

    4. Article 4.Vehicle categories

    5. Article 5.Mass in running order determination

  3. CHAPTER II GENERAL OBLIGATIONS

    1. Article 6.Obligations of Member States

    2. Article 7.Obligations of approval authorities

    3. Article 8.Market surveillance measures

    4. Article 9.Obligations of manufacturers

    5. Article 10.Obligations of manufacturers concerning their products that are not in conformity or that present a serious risk

    6. Article 11.Obligations of manufacturer’s representatives concerning market surveillance

    7. Article 12.Obligations of importers

    8. Article 13.Obligations of importers concerning their products that are not in conformity or that present a serious risk

    9. Article 14.Obligations of distributors

    10. Article 15.Obligations of distributors concerning their products that are not in conformity or that present a serious risk

    11. Article 16.Cases in which obligations of manufacturers apply to importers and distributors

    12. Article 17.Identification of economic operators

  4. CHAPTER III SUBSTANTIVE REQUIREMENTS

    1. Article 18.General substantive requirements

    2. Article 19.Prohibition of defeat devices

    3. Article 20.Measures for manufacturers regarding modifications to the powertrain of vehicles

    4. Article 21. General requirements of on-board diagnostic systems

    5. Article 22.Requirements for the functional safety of vehicles

    6. Article 23.Requirements for environmental performance

    7. Article 24.Additional environmental performance requirements with regards to greenhouse gas emissions, fuel consumption and electric energy consumption and electric range

  5. CHAPTER IV EU TYPE-APPROVAL PROCEDURES

    1. Article 25.Procedures for EU type-approval

    2. Article 26.Application for type-approval

    3. Article 27.Information folder

    4. Article 28.Specific requirements for information to be provided in the application for type-approval under different procedures

  6. CHAPTER V CONDUCT OF EU TYPE-APPROVAL PROCEDURES

    1. Article 29.General provisions

    2. Article 30.Specific provisions concerning the EU type-approval certificate

    3. Article 31.Specific provisions concerning systems, components or separate technical units

    4. Article 32.Tests required for EU type-approval

    5. Article 33.Conformity of production arrangements

  7. CHAPTER VI AMENDMENTS TO EU TYPE-APPROVALS

    1. Article 34.General provisions

    2. Article 35.Revisions and extensions of EU type-approvals

    3. Article 36.Issue and notification of amendments

  8. CHAPTER VII VALIDITY OF EU TYPE-APPROVAL

    1. Article 37.Termination of validity

  9. CHAPTER VIII CERTIFICATE OF CONFORMITY AND MARKINGS

    1. Article 38.Certificate of conformity

    2. Article 39.Statutory plate with the appropriate marking of vehicles and type-approval mark of components or separate technical units

  10. CHAPTER IX EXEMPTIONS FOR NEW TECHNOLOGIES OR NEW CONCEPTS

    1. Article 40.Exemptions for new technologies or new concepts

    2. Article 41.Subsequent adaptation of delegated and implementing acts

  11. CHAPTER X VEHICLES PRODUCED IN SMALL SERIES

    1. Article 42.National type-approval of small series

  12. CHAPTER XI MAKING AVAILABLE ON THE MARKET, REGISTRATION OR ENTRY INTO SERVICE

    1. Article 43.Making available on the market, registration or entry into service of vehicles

    2. Article 44.Making available on the market, registration or entry into service of end-of-series vehicles

    3. Article 44a. Specific measures on end-of-series vehicles in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

    4. Article 45.Making available on the market or entry into service of components and separate technical units

  13. CHAPTER XII SAFEGUARD CLAUSES

    1. Article 46.Procedure for dealing with vehicles, systems, components or separate technical units presenting a serious risk at national level

    2. Article 47.Union safeguard procedure

    3. Article 48.Compliant vehicles, systems, components or separate technical units that present a serious risk

    4. Article 49.Vehicles, systems, components or separate technical units not in conformity with the approved type

    5. Article 50.Placing on the market and entry into service of parts or equipment that may pose a serious risk to the correct functioning of essential systems

    6. Article 51.Parts or equipment that may pose a serious risk to the correct functioning of essential systems — related requirements

    7. Article 52.Recall of vehicles, systems, components or separate technical units

    8. Article 53.Notification of decisions and remedies available

  14. CHAPTER XIII INTERNATIONAL REGULATIONS

    1. Article 54.UNECE regulations required for EU type-approval

  15. CHAPTER XIV PROVISION OF TECHNICAL INFORMATION

    1. Article 55.Information intended for users

    2. Article 56.Information intended for manufacturers of components or separate technical units

  16. CHAPTER XV ACCESS TO REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE INFORMATION

    1. Article 57.Manufacturers’ obligations

    2. Article 58.Obligations with regard to several type-approval holders

    3. Article 59.Fees for access to vehicle repair and maintenance information

    4. Article 60.Forum on Access to Vehicle Information

  17. CHAPTER XVI DESIGNATION AND NOTIFICATION OF TECHNICAL SERVICES

    1. Article 61.Requirements relating to technical services

    2. Article 62.Subsidiaries of and subcontracting by technical services

    3. Article 63.Designation of technical services

    4. Article 64.Accredited in-house technical services of the manufacturer

    5. Article 65.Procedures for performance standards and assessment of technical services

    6. Article 66.Assessment of the skills of technical services

    7. Article 67.Procedures for notification

    8. Article 68.Changes to designations

    9. Article 69.Challenge to the competence of technical services

    10. Article 70.Operational obligations of technical services

    11. Article 71.Information obligations of technical services

  18. CHAPTER XVII IMPLEMENTING ACTS AND DELEGATED ACTS

    1. Article 72.Implementing acts

    2. Article 73.Committee procedure

    3. Article 74.Amendment of the Annexes

    4. Article 75.Exercise of the delegation

  19. CHAPTER XVIII FINAL PROVISIONS

    1. Article 76.Penalties

    2. Article 77.Transitional provisions

    3. Article 78.Report

    4. Article 79.Review on advanced braking systems

    5. Article 80.Review on individual vehicles approvals

    6. Article 81.Repeal

    7. Article 82.Entry into force and application

  20. Signature

    1. ANNEX I

    2. ANNEX II

    3. ANNEX III

    4. ANNEX IV

    5. ANNEX V

      1. (A) Environmental performance test procedures and requirements

      2. (B) Application of environmental performance test requirements for approval and extensions...

    6. ANNEX VI

      Pollutant emission limit values, OBD thresholds and sound-level limit values for type-approval and conformity of production

      1. (A) Tailpipe emission limits after cold start

      2. (B) On-board diagnostics emission thresholds

      3. (C) Evaporative emission limits

      4. (D) Sound-level limits — Euro 4 and Euro 5

    7. ANNEX VII

      Durability of pollution control devices

      1. (A) Durability mileage of L-category vehicles

      2. (B) Deterioration Factors (DF)

    8. ANNEX VIII

  21. ATTACHMENTS

    1. Explanatory notes to Annexes I to VIII

    2. ANNEX IX

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