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Production And Circulation Of Automotive Hand Made In Public Or In Low Series For Private Use.

Original Language Title: Producción y circulación en la vía pública de automotores fabricados artesanalmente o en bajas series para uso particular.

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Law 26,938

Production and circulation on the public road of hand-made motor vehicles or in low series for private use. Sanctioned: May 21, 2014 Enacted in Fact: June 18, 2014

The Senate and Chamber of Deputies of the Argentine Nation, meeting in Congress, etc., are sanctioned by law:


ARTICLE 1-Object. This law regulates the production and circulation on the public road of motor vehicles manufactured by craft or in low series for private use, as defined in Article 5 (x) of Law 24,449.

ARTICLE 2 °-Categories. For the purposes of this law, two (2) categories of motor vehicles are established: (a) Those that are manufactured by hand and/or in small series, and which must be registered in the National Registry of the Automotive Property. These cars will be of the three (3) types below: a.1 Automotor Reproduction (AR1) which faithfully copies a given original model whose production has ceased at least thirty (30) years before the start of the production of its reproduction. a.2 Replica Automotive (AR2) which replicates not faithfully a given original model whose production has ceased at least thirty (30) years before the start of the production of its replica. a.3 Unreleased Automotive (AI) composed of an original and unpublished structure and body of design. (b) Those resulting from the restoration or reform of existing motor vehicles, which are already registered as such in the National Registry of the Automotive Property. These railcars will be two (2) types: b.1 Reformed Automotive (AR3) which has been structurally modified and/or repowered. b.2 Restored Automotive (AR4) which has been fully returned to its original state, and whose age is at least thirty (30) years.

ARTICLE 3-Special use. This law only applies to cars for private use.

ARTICLE 4 °-Definitions. For the purposes of this law, it is understood by: (a) "structurally reformed" to the partial or total transformation, by means of the reform, of the supporting structure, of its chassis or structure, or single-hull or self-supporting;

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(b) "Motorization" to the power source of the vehicle; (c) "Strengthened" to the increase or decrease in the performance of the engine with respect to the original; (d) "Mechanics" are the systems for: d.1 The transmission of the motor power, or d. 2 The directional government, or d. 3 The curbing government, or d.4 For the cushioning and attenuation of road imperfections. e) "Restoration" of an automotive (AR4) is the recovery of aesthetics, structure, mechanics and motorization, of the deterioration that would have suffered, even for the mere passage of time.

ARTICLE 5-Registration of Manufacturers. The Secretariat of Industry will maintain a register of manufacturers of motor vehicles produced by craft or in low series for private use. Registration in this register will be a necessary condition for these manufacturers to be allowed to subscribe to the corresponding manufacturing certificates. The registration in this register must be accompanied by the nomination of a technical representative of the manufacturer, who must have a degree of mechanical or industrial engineer, with an absence certified by the Professional Council and a background in the automotive or self-partisan industry, and in quality assurance in automotive production.

ARTICLE 6 °-Certificate of manufacture. The manufacturer of motor vehicles covered by this law shall subscribe for each unit which manufactures a Certificate of Manufacture which must be subscribed by the technical representative, where the mark and model shall be at least as high as the structure, as of the bodywork and the motor and the corresponding category and type of the car. For each model, a descriptive memory must be accompanied by drawings, and/or sketches, and/or photograph of the structure, mechanics and motorization, and the body subscribed by the technical representative. The components used as constituent parts of these motor vehicles must comply with the provisions of Law 25,761 "Law of Disarmament" and their modifications.

ARTICLE 7 °-Maximum production. The maximum permitted production of motor vehicles for each type of each category provided for in Article 2, and for each manufacturer, shall not exceed the following quantities: (a) For categories AR1, AR2 and Al: Manufacturer may produce up to a maximum of one hundred (100) motor vehicles; b) For categories AR3 and AR4: each producer may be entitled to process up to a maximum of fifty (50) motor vehicles per year.

ARTICLE 8 °-Automotors patented before. In the case of motor vehicles which have been patented before (type AR3 or AR4), the technical representative shall issue a Certificate of Manufacture clarifying that this is a reform or restoration, which shall be recorded in the Title of Property of the Automotor, in your Leggarlic and in your Bedula.

ARTICLE 9 °-Conservation of the documentation. The technical representative of the manufacturer and/or restorer and/or reformer must keep on file and available for consultation by the competent authority, all documentation relating to cars manufactured, restored or rebuilt by the manufacturer. the term of at least ten (10) years counted from the end of the production, restoration or reconstruction of each vehicle.

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ARTICLE 10. -Patenting. The National Registry of the Automotive Property must establish a specific regime for the patenting and granting of the corresponding title of ownership of the motor vehicles defined in the article 2 ° of this law to be incorporated the requirements of the present.

ARTICLE 11. -Fitness to circulate. All vehicles classified in this law, will have the ability to circulate that determines the Law of Transit 24,449 and its modifications.

ARTICLE 12. -Special mandatory technical review. All motor vehicles, which are classified in this law, are subject to an annual Special Obligatory Technical Review, which must be carried out exclusively by a mechanical or industrial engineer, who is certified by the Professional Council. competent.

Final provisions

ARTICLE 13. -This law is complementary to the Law of Transit 24,449.

ARTICLE 14. -The National Agency for Road Safety created by Law 26.363 will regulate this law in those aspects related to its functions and functions.

ARTICLE 15. -Contact the national executive branch.



JULIAN A. DOMINGUEZ. -BELOVED BOUDOU. -Juan H. Estrada. -Lucas Chedrese.

Date of publication: 25/06/2014

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