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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 731 in Liepāja 2016 November 16 (Mon. No 63 14) individual agricultural and forestry vehicle conformity assessment Issued in accordance with the provisions of the Highway Traffic Act, the fourth subparagraph of article 15.1 i. General questions 1. rules determine individual implements of agriculture and forestry, its trailers and interchangeable towed equipment, as well as special implements (hereinafter vehicle) the conformity assessment procedures and technical requirements. 2. The terms used in the following terms: 2.1. individual vehicle approval-the document by which the inspection body certifies the conformity of the vehicle is officially a national individual vehicle conformity assessment requirements; 2.2. interchangeable towed equipment – vehicle that complies with the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 February 2013 Regulation (EU) No 167/2013 for agricultural and forestry vehicles approval and market surveillance (hereinafter Regulation No 167/2013) article 3, paragraph 10 of the above definition; 2.3. equipment-any device that is not a component and supplementing the vehicle or be installed on it; 2.4.-United devices system unit, the vehicle of one or more specific functions; 2.5. the details – a device used for the Assembly of vehicles, as well as spare parts; 2.6. separate technical unit-a device which is part of the vehicle. 3. These provisions shall not apply to vehicles: 3.1. intended for use in the armed forces, civil protection, fire-fighting, maintaining public order services, sport and entertainment; 3.2. which received type-approval; 3.3. registered in foreign countries and for a period of up to three months brought in Latvia; 3.4. Regulation No. 167/13 paragraph 2 of article 2. 4. conformity of the vehicle shall be assessed for the inspection body accredited national accreditation body according to the laws and regulations on assessment of conformity assessment bodies, accreditation and monitoring implements, trailers and its components conformity assessment (hereinafter referred to as the authority). 5. market surveillance function performing the State technical supervision of the Agency, in collaboration with the national authorities, the vehicle owner (holder) and institutions. 6. Latvia recognizes and registers the vehicle manufactured in a Member State of the European Union, European economic area country or Turkey, if it has been issued in the country concerned recognised document. 7. in accordance with these rules: 7.1 from new or used parts, systems, or separate technical units manufactured or assembled vehicle that has not been registered and the driver implements the communication system; 7.2. entering from another country, not previously used vehicle, if it made the technical and constructive changes; 7.3. the vehicle shall be removed from the road traffic safety Directorate and the drivers of vehicles of the national register's inventory write-off, if it made the technical and constructive change. II. individual vehicle approval procedure for vehicles 8. making or sakomplektēšan is allowed without prior coordination, subject to the rules referred to in annex 1 essential technical requirements. 9. individual vehicle approval the vehicle owner (holder) shall submit to the institution before the technical expertise in the following documents: application of individual vehicles 9.1 for approval (annex 2); 9.2. the ownership certificate-purchase agreement, the packing slip or invoice and the Declaration of ownership of the vehicle (annex 3); 9.3. technical documentation according to annex 4 to these regulations; 9.4. testing or measurement results, if the vehicle is tested and the test or if the institution requires it to ensure that a specific vehicle identification, node or system compliance. 10. The institution within 10 working days of the receipt of the application, examine the documents presented. If an application for review to the legitimate need additional information, the vehicle owner (holder) at the request of the institution to submit, within one month after receipt of the request. If within that period the requested information is not received, the institution does not accept applications submitted and, upon request, give it back to the vehicle owner (holder). 11. If the submitted documentation meets the requirements of this regulation, the institution shall agree with the owner of the vehicle (holder) for the technical inspection of the vehicle location and time. 12. the institution of technical compliance expertise: 12.1. vehicle identification number unique to the plate (annex 5) and fixed to the vehicle; 12.2. the indicative measurements to determine the vehicle's conformity with the technical documentation and with the requirements of this regulation; 12.3. the technical inspection report shall be prepared in duplicate. One copy to be kept for not less than 10 years, the institution, the other for the vehicle owner (holder). 13. where technical expertise during the institution finds that the vehicle does not meet the requirements in these rules, it shall indicate in the report the non-compliance. The vehicle owner (holder) one month, inconsistencies and prevents the vehicle repeatedly presented the technical expertise. 14. If the vehicle conforms to the requirements of this regulation, the authority shall issue within five working days of individual vehicle approval (annex 6), showing the unique individual approval number. 15. The institution of the vehicle owner (holder), this provision and paragraph 12.3.14. documents listed in the form of an electronic document shall be issued under the electronic movement of documents regulatory laws.
III. Vehicle registration and appeals against the decision and order of the opposition 16. After this provision referred to in paragraph 14, receiving confirmation the vehicle owner (holder) national technical supervision agency registered approved vehicle and its trailers implements registration scope of regulatory laws in the order and within a time limit. If the vehicle is not registered within the prescribed period, the approval shall lapse and the vehicle owner (holder) repeated in paragraph 9 of these regulations. 17. the institution's decision may be challenged in the Ministry of Agriculture of the administrative procedure law. 18. The Ministry of agriculture, may appeal to the Court of Justice of the administrative procedure law. Prime Minister Māris kučinskis Agriculture Minister John Dūklav annex 1 Cabinet 2016 November 16 Regulation No 731 Essential technical requirements for individual vehicles, no PO box Requirements 1. General requirements 1.1. Individual vehicle meets the requirements of legislation for the implements and trailers for the technical inspection of technical control on the road, as well as road traffic and safety rules machine 1.2. Implements, trailers or towed by its change of equipment, as well as special implements (hereinafter vehicle) nodes, units or systems are complete mutually compatible in order to ensure the performance of functions provided for 1.3. With a full mass slogot the vehicle axle load does not exceed the manufacturer's defined technically permissible maximum axle load for the 1.4. A vehicle which is not provided for participation in road traffic, according to the fit and adhere to the rules of the relevant technical requirements of 1.5. Vehicles of intense work environment or conditions of transport shall be equipped with prescribed markings, signals and warnings 2. 2.1. Stall The vehicle mounted the cab 2.2. Install cab mountings, their number and location correspond to manufacturer's cab mountings to the number and position of 2.3. Booth set up controls and controls provide functionality for 2.4. Set cab working or transport conditions, does not exceed the permissible noise or vibration level 2.5. The cab is equipped with dedicated for rear-view mirrors, windscreen wiper, heater, adjustable seat belt, Horn and light devices 3. Steering equipment 3.1. Steering wheel turns in both directions easily, smoothly, without ieķīlēšan. Steering turning angles from the average as far as the situation is the same in both directions 3.2. The steering mechanism is mounted is not acceptable welds 3.3. Steering rods, no steering wheel turning angle without touching other parts of the vehicle 4. Fuel tank 4.1. The fuel tank is mounted by the manufacturer for fastening elements 4.2. Fuel tank location is such that the tank elements of the design of the vehicle as possible should be protected from external factors (such as stones, ice) adverse effects of the operation and of the direct collision road accident. The fuel tank is not in the vehicle cab 4.3. Fuel tank filler neck is located on the outside of the vehicle 5. Implements or special implements bridge in 5.1. Installed bridge technically permissible maximum axle load of not less than the relevant axle load slogot with the full weight of 5.2. The mounted axle reducer gear ratios provide inlet provided for by the manufacturer and reversing maximum and minimum speed of 5.3. Stūrējam axle provide a steering operation. Wheel in both directions turns easily, smoothly, without the ieķīlēšan 5.4. The bridge is secured with the corresponding mounting mounting elements, is not acceptable welds 6. Technical or specialised implements for forest work 6.1. The vehicle is made or fitted with aizsargrām in the hood, the cab and the front glass for protection against falling objects. Aizsargrām may not be if the cockpit making certain other security measures to protect against falling objects 6.2. The vehicle is fitted with a protection structure and the supplementary radiator, engine crankcase and kardānpārvad aizsargbruņ, the wheel valve guards and light-signalling devices on the guards. In addition, be equipped with cab cab side and rear glass supplementary in the absence other security measures to protect against caurduroš objects. The cab can be fitted with extra fold-up the rungs and extra lighting 6.3. Aizsargrām is designed to support site are only on the vehicle (screwed), the chassis (frame), the consolidation of parts is not acceptable welds. Set design does not significantly impair the operator's visibility and do not interfere with the vehicle's maintenance 6.4. The cab of the vehicle is still strengthening control work of forest products for Assembly or equipment operation 6.5. Hydraulic systems and pipes not hoses mechanical damage. Hydraulic hose and pipe connections do not leak oil 7. Engine 7.1. Location of engine number and arrangement of the engine manufacturer shall comply with the requirements. The engine to the vehicle frame reinforcement used transition brackets. Welding is not permitted 7. Battery the battery is secured so that it cannot tip over, and provides the necessary current to the voltage 12 or 24 V 7.3 Set up the appropriate length and kardānpārvad of torque of 7.4. The engine exhaust system is sealed 8. 8.1 design of the coupling device. Vehicle coupling or hang device structures compatible nodes, they are secure and fulfilling functions for 8.2. Trailers or towed equipment change the drawbar coupling is fitted with a support structure to the ground 8.3. Trailers or towed equipment change the coupling loop is manufactured and corresponds to the NPP 5.2. The length of the design of the coupling rods and equipment with safety chain or rope supports turning the trailer to the tractor without piercing it 9. Braking equipment 9.1. Transport of used brake factory made units and 9.2. Pipelines are not welded or brazed. Extending pipelines, used industrially produced. The design of pipeline connections provide tightness of brake system 9.3. Brake system ensure the smooth distribution of the braking force between the wheels, which are located on one axis 9.4. Braking system provides vehicle suspension 9.5. If the trailer or interchangeable towed equipment full mass not exceeding 2500 kg, it is allowed to operate without a brake and parking brake. If the towed trailer or truck full mass does not exceed the unladen weight, it shall be equipped with at least two fixed wheels secured special pallets that work surface is not less than 10 per cent of the tyres the outer circumferential 10. Trailer or interchangeable towed equipment bridges 10.1. It is acceptable to install the bridge, which mounts ensure the integrity of the bridge during operation 10.2. Installed bridge technically permissible maximum axle load of not less than the relevant axle load slogot with full mass of 10.3. If the trailer or interchangeable towed equipment technical characteristics provided, install the bridge must be equipped with brakes 10.4. Bridges are secure with fastening elements of the same height is not acceptable welds, 11. Frame design of 11.1. Frame parts, design, Assembly and fixings are made of mašīnbūvniecīb and compatible for the materials they meet production vehicle, maximum load and performance provide anchorages strength and security throughout the life time of 11.2. It is not permissible for the design of the frame deformation 11.3. Frame parts, structures and anchorages are covered with anti-corrosion protective material (rocks, paint or varnish) 12. Load dump 12.1. Cargo tank mounting number of elements and their design prevents the truck shift in vehicle acceleration or deceleration during a sharp 12.2. Dump the cargo tank is located on the raised and lowered positions. Freight containers, maximum lift height is limited by the maximum height of special qualifier 12.3. The design of the cargo tanks evenly based on the frame structure aid for it. It is not permissible for the truck frame construction deformation of 12.4. Hydraulic systems and pipes not hoses mechanical damage. Hydraulic hose and pipe connections do not leak oil 12.5. Work without the cylinders are mounted and mechanical damage 12.6. Cargo tank lift (drop) in the control device in an accessible location cab 12.7. Cargo tank lift (drop) the functions of the hydraulic systems 8.0. The cargo tank is coated with an anti-corrosion protective material (rocks, paint or varnish) 13. 13.1 logging truck cargo. Logging truck corresponds to the support wall construction, and installation of Struts hidromanipulator requirements, as well as maximum laden mass and to the requirements of šķērsstabilitāt 13.2. Stand height shall not exceed the height of the wall support design and Hmax is the maximum height of 1.80 m from the supporting surface 13.3. Cargo rack attachment to the trailer frame implements is mechanical (clamps, bolts). Welding is not allowed 14. Hidromanipulator 14.1. Hidromanipulator anchorage on the vehicle frame meets the manufacturer's requirements of 14.2. The functions of the hydraulic systems. The hoses and hydraulic systems Hidromanipulator pipelines do not have mechanical damage. Hydraulic hose and pipe connections do not leak oil 15. Trailer-tank 15.1. Tank (tank) is industrially produced 15.2. Tank mounting number of elements and their design does not allow tank vehicles offset is advanced or rapidly during deceleration, 15.3. The tank is provided with a level enabling its transverse orientation 15.4. If the tank is equipped with a filling/emptying mechanism (pump or compressor), the control is in an easily accessible place, 15.5. Tank is of sufficient size and position, to be able to clean the inside of the tank. Open the upper part of the tank and is greater than 400 mm in diameter is 300 x 400 mm or, if they are not round, are sealed with a grid that can be removed only with tools. Grid openings not exceeding these size 15.6. Cover the top of the tank is equipped with a device to prevent accidental closure of the lid 15.7. Tank, having a capacity equal to or more than 6000 l, are equipped with partitions pretpārspriegum 15.8. Tanks, which need the connecting hoses, is equipped with the means to keep the hoses during transport 15.9. The tank is coated with an anti-corrosion protective material (rocks, paint or varnish) 16. Electrical equipment 16.1. The vehicle's electrical wires and connections are firmly fixed, they are isolated. Electrical wires are fixed to their parts would not be in direct contact with the exhaust system, moving parts or sharp edges 16.2. All lighting devices (lamps) secured to a rigid base to avoid creating "buzz" light effect. The national registration plate mounting is inadequately lit 17. Protectors 17.1. Vehicles intended for the participation in road traffic, are equipped with wheel (wheel) of spray-suppression devices (mudguards), if it does not fulfil the function of other structural elements 17.2. Kardānpārvad guards conform to the manufacturer's requirements, and they are secured against rotation of 17.3. Gears, chains and belt transmission fitted 17.4 of the protection. Rollover protection is installed and fastened according to the manufacturer's requirements, 17.5. Trailer or interchangeable towed equipment coupling design required a security chain, or for the ability to add rope that emergency coupling device (disconnecting) ensure the trailer or interchangeable towed equipment advancement behind the vehicle and hold the coupling ground 10.9. The technical or special implements shall be equipped with a device for protection against starting the vehicle when the gear lever is on position of the course of 17.7. The technical or special technical, not for cab, shall be fitted with a protective structure of Agriculture Minister John Dūklav annex 2 Cabinet 2016 November 16 Regulation No 731 (the owner (holder's) name and address) (no registration or personal code, e-mail address, telephone and fax number) application for approval of individual vehicles (preparation) (inspection body name) (address) (filing date) news on vehicle make Model vehicle type * vehicle category vehicle year of manufacture manufacturer Complete mass of color preferred technical inspection date and location (address) in the annex, : 1) the technical documentation of the vehicle; 2) ownership of the supporting documents. By signing this application, the registration applicant undertakes to prepare a vehicle inspection in the specified time limit and pay for evaluation or approval of the vehicle.
Vehicle registration applicant (signature) (name) notes. for example, a logging truck, tractors, logging truck with a boom, Chipper, tank, platforms, dumpers, trailer, truck body, post driver, konteinervedēj. ** The document property "signature" does not fill in, if an electronic document is drawn up according to the law on electronic document design. Agriculture Minister John Dūklav in annex 3 of the Cabinet of Ministers on 16 November 2016. Regulations No 731 (the owner (holder's) name and address) (no registration or personal code, e-mail address, telephone and fax number) on the individual vehicle ownership made (date) (preparatory) certify that the individual vehicle approval or registration applied for the agricultural or forestry vehicle is in my possession (possession) and is not obtained with illegal activity.
Vehicle registration applicant (signature) (name) Note. the document property "signature" does not fill in, if an electronic document is drawn up according to the law on electronic document design. Agriculture Minister John Dūklav in annex 4 of the Cabinet of Ministers on 16 November 2016. Regulations No 731 vehicle information to be included in the technical dossier no p. k. Position information explanation 1 Appearing. General technical specification 1.1. Mark indicates the name of the manufacturer, 1.2. The model specifies the name of the vehicles 1.3. Vehicle type indicates the type of the vehicle, such as a tractor to work in the Woods; izvedējtraktor: tank, a logging truck; logging truck with a boom; platform; dump trucks; trailer; cargo box; column driver; Chipper 1.4. Vehicle category indicates the category of the vehicle in accordance with Regulation No. 167/2013 article 4 1.5. Curb weight, kg 1.6. The mass distribution along the axis, kg, 1.7. Full weight, kg 1.8. Laden mass among the axles, 1.9 kg. Load on the coupling, kg 1.10. Length, mm-1.11. Width, mm 1.12. Height, mm-1.13. Wheelbase, mm 1.14. Track, mm 1.15. Ground clearance, mm, 1.16. Power, kW 1.17. Engine capacity, cm3 1.18. Motor rated power, kW 1.19. Type of fuel 1.20. The number of fuel tanks and a capacity of 1.21. Auxiliary equipment auxiliary equipment to indicate, for example, the boom, winch, Chipper, loader 2. Purpose 2.1. Vehicle use 2.2. Intended for road trailer or interchangeable towed machinery with a mass of up to 2500 kg full-allowed to operate without brakes on the road, if the full mass does not exceed the unladen weight. Trailer or interchangeable towed machinery with a full mass over 2500 kg, equipped with service brakes and parking brake. The vehicle is made in full equipment according to the road traffic regulations and safety requirements 2.3. Not intended for road vehicle that is not equipped with brakes and parking brake is equipped with wheel rests for 2.4. Maximum speed up to 40 km/h speed, 2.5 points. Maximum speed above 40 km/h speed, 3 points. Constructive part 3.1. The dimensions of the vehicle drawings document containing the outline of the product (Simplified) images with overall dimensions of 3.2. In principle a flowchart of the vehicle (for instance, electric, pneumatic, hydraulic), in which the main product components and their communications represented with conditional expressions or images (schematic) 3.3. The main vehicle used in the process of manufacture of the same or other component parts produced, Assembly units and node description 4. Operating conditions 4.1. Safety requirements during operation indicates the main safety requirements which must be observed during operation 5. Description of measures 5.1. Permissible noise level the noise level determined by the measurements indicative (except for trailers) 5.2. Permissible vibration level vibration level is determined by a measurement indicative (except for trailers) of Agriculture Minister John Dūklav annex 5 cabinet 2016 November 16 Regulation No 731 individual vehicle model identification plate 1. XXX-XXXXXX 2 identification of the institution – vehicle identification number, consisting of six digits: 2.1 the first four digits – institution assigned a unique approval number; 2.2.-the last two digits of the year award the last digits. Agriculture Minister John Dūklav in annex 6 Cabinet 2016 November 16 Regulation No 731 individual vehicle approval _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ (picking location) (date of issue) (the unique individual approval number) issue (of the owner or holder of the title) in the Individual vehicle approval to certify that a vehicle meets the Cabinet on 16 November 2016. Regulations No 731 "individual agricultural and forestry vehicle conformity assessment rules".
News on vehicle make Model Vehicle type, vehicle category vehicle identification number year of Manufacture the unladen mass (kg) (kg) mass of the Full purpose Color approval valid for five days from the date of issue.
Institutions paraksttiesīg person (signature) (name) z. v. note. the document property "signature" does not fill in, if an electronic document is drawn up according to the law on electronic document design. Minister of agriculture John Dūklav
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