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section 1 of this Act is to prevent the emission of exhaust gases
and other pollutants from fuels in motor vehicle damage
or causes inconvenience to human health or the environment.
Regulations on exhaust emissions from non-road mobile machinery can be found in the law
(1998:1707) on measures against noise and exhaust emissions from mobile
2 § With EU regulations referred to in this law
1. European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) no 715/2007
of 20 June 2007 on type approval of motor vehicles with
respect to emissions from light passenger and
commercial vehicles (Euro 5 and Euro 6) and on access to
vehicle repair and maintenance information, and
2. European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) no 595/2009
of 18 June 2009 on type-approval of motor vehicles and
engines with respect to emissions from heavy duty vehicles (Euro vi) and on
access to repair and maintenance information
vehicles and amending Regulation (EC) no 715/2007 and
Directive 2007/46/EC and repealing directives
80/1269/EEC, 2005/55/EC and 2005/78/EC.
§ 3 subject 4-9 section has terms and expressions in the
This Act has the same meaning as in the Act (2001:559) if
Road Traffic Act definitions, vehicle (2002:574) and
fuel Act (2011:319).
4 section With emissions referred to in this law, exhaust, evaporation and
other contaminants from the fuel in a motor vehicle.
5 § With anti-pollution devices referred to in this law, the
systems, components and separate technical units in a
motor vehicle or motor that control or limit emissions.
section 6, With conversion kit referred to in this law a system for
modification of a motor vehicle or a motor from operation with
gasoline or diesel fuel for operation with an alternative
section 7 Of the approval referred to in this law, the approval of
to a type of motor vehicle, system, component, separate
technical unit or conversion kit meets
1. any of the EU regulations, or
2. this law or regulations issued in connection
to the law.
section 8 with phase shown approval referred to in this law, a
type-approval of a type of vehicle that is not completed or
for a type of vehicle is built with a production process that is
split into separate stages, on the vehicle type in the
production stage where it finds itself meets the applicable
section 9 with the approval authority referred to in this law, the authority
examining issues relating to the type-approval according to any of the EU-
regulations or this law.
section 10 of the EU regulations provide for
1. the type-approval of motor vehicles, engines and spare parts,
2. motor vehicles and engines to comply with certain requirements
3. emission control equipment sustainability,
4. obligation to provide information on repair and
5. Prohibition of the manipulation of the emission control system.
Emission standards and type-approval in accordance with this law
section 11 of a motor vehicle or an engine which is not subject to any
by EU regulations
1. shall, to the extent provided for by this law, or
regulations issued in connection with the law, have
pollution control devices that work,
2. can be type-approved in accordance with this Act or the regulations that
will be announced in conjunction with the Act, and
3. shall be deemed to comply with the emission requirements of this law
or regulations issued in connection with the Act, if
vehicle or engine shall be subject to a type approval and other
subject to section 14, if the car owner's responsibility, § 19 of withdrawal
of the approval or if the validity of section 20 of the type.
Responsibility for compliance with emission standards
section 12 of The manufacturer of a motor vehicle which is not subject to
of any of the EU regulations or an engine to such a
vehicles are responsible for ensuring that the vehicle meets the requirements of
regulations issued in connection with this Act.
The first subparagraph shall not apply to defects resulting from a vehicle
or engine has been modified with a conversion kit.
section 13, if a motor vehicle or an engine that has been modified with a
Conversion Kit do not meet emission requirements under EU
regulations or rules given in
connection to this Act and the defect was caused
Conversion Kit, is the responsibility of the manufacturer of the
the conversion rate for the error.
section 14 of the owner of a motor vehicle shall maintain and manage
vehicle in such a way that the emission requirements under EU
regulations or rules given in
connection to this Act are met.
Obligations in relation to type-approval
section 15 of a manufacturer who has applied for or received a
type-approval in accordance with this law
1. is responsible to the approval authority in all parts of the
2. responsible for all vehicles, engines, systems,
components, separate technical units and conversion kits
covered by the type-approval are manufactured in accordance with the
3. is obliged to contribute to the control needed with
reason of type-approval,
4. is obliged to to the approval authority without compensation
provide the information and provide the vehicles, engines,
vehicle parts, documents, and the equipment needed for
5. is, if the manufacturer is established outside the European
economic area (EEA), obliged to appoint someone who
established in the EEA to represent the manufacturer before
At the stage shown approval applies to the obligations of the manufacturer
referred to in the first subparagraph 1 and 2 for the systems, components or
separate technical units which have been administered during the
the manufacturing stage that the manufacturer is responsible for, as well as for the
systems, components or separate technical units which are already
approved at earlier stages, and that the manufacturer has
section 16 of the approval authority shall have the right to access to a
factory or another establishment for studies
required in connection with the authority to examine a question of
approval under any of EU regulations or this
section 17 of the approving authority finds that pollution control
equipment covered by a type approval in accordance with this
law does not comply with the requirements applicable to vehicle-or
the engine type, the Agency may order the manufacturer to produce
an action plan to remedy shortcomings.
section 18 of the approving authority shall determine whether an action plan according to the
section 17 is sufficient. If the action plan is sufficient,
authority to approve it.
Withdrawal of type-approval
section 19 of the approving authority finds that vehicles, engines,
systems, components, separate technical units or
conversion kits are no longer matches the type
as the authority has approved in accordance with this Act, the authority may
withdrawal of type-approval.
The validity of type approvals ' duration
section 20 of The type-approval of vehicles under this act ceases to
1. production of the approved vehicle is definitively has
2. the period of validity of the acceptance has expired as a result of
a special limit.
Manufacturer's liability to an individual car owners
section 21 the provisions of §§ 22-28 only applies in the case of
passenger cars, light commercial vehicles and light buses which are not
older than five years and not have been running longer than 80 000 kilometres.
section 22 if a regulatory control or on another
reliable manner, the pollution control
devices on a vehicle does not comply with the requirements of EU
the regulations, this Act or the connecting regulations;
the manufacturer is responsible vis-à-vis the car owner for
1. that the errors remedied free of charge,
2. the costs incurred by a new technical inspection, and
3. the costs arising from a driving ban for the car.
section 23 of the provisions in section 22 shall not apply if it is carried out is likely to
that error occurs because
1. that the car owner is not maintained the car as necessary
to the pollution control devices to work,
2. that the car owner has used the fuel of a quality
deviate substantially from what the manufacturer recommended for
to the pollution control devices to work,
3. that the car owner has one replaced emission control device
against a device from the point of view of the environment is worse than that
the car was equipped with when the car was new,
4. an accident or other similar event, or
5. abnormal use or other similar relationship
on the car owner's page.
section 24 if a manufacturer is responsible for the fault remedy under
section 22, has the professional performs automotive repair and
car owner's mission to correct any errors right to equitable remuneration
from the manufacturer for remedial work.
The person who is entitled to compensation from the manufacturer as
the first subparagraph shall not be entitled to compensation from the owner of the
section 25 of The requesting reimbursement from the manufacturer on the basis of
section 24 shall
1. give an account of the measures taken and the results
of the repair, if the manufacturer does not allow different, and
2. at the manufacturer's expense, to send the parts of the
pollution control equipment which replaced to
the manufacturer if the manufacturer requests it within two weeks from the
section 26 of the manufacturer may not challenge the obligation to pay
compensation has been sought under section 25 then four weeks
has elapsed from the time the manufacturer got the part of
This claim. If the manufacturer pursuant to paragraph 25 of the 2 has
requested to the replaced equipment sent to itself,
the four-week deadline rather than counts from the manufacturer
got the equipment.
section 27 in respect of cars manufactured abroad shall
the manufacturer be responsible as 21 to 24 and 26 sections only for the
cars imported to Sweden by the manufacturer or by any
for the manufacturer's behalf.
section 28 in respect of cars manufactured abroad, the
as for the manufacturer's count professional for the cars to
Sweden shall be jointly and severally liable with the manufacturer, as 21 to 24 and
29 § in the case of cars that have been modified with a conversion kit
should the obligations under 21 to 24 and 26 to 28 § § apply it as
made on behalf of the manufacturer or of the professional
conversion kits, if the failure is due to the conversion rate.
30 of A passenger car, light truck and light bus shall be
classified in source category
1. Euro 5, if the vehicle meets the applicable emission requirements and
other requirements listed in table 1 of Annex i to Regulation (EC) no
715/2007 or to row B 2 in table 1 and 2 of Annex i to
European Parliament and Council Directive 2005/55/EC of 28
September 2005 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States '
relating to measures against the emission of gaseous and
particulate pollutants from engines with
compression-ignition engines for use in vehicles, and the emission of
gaseous pollutants from positive ignition engines fuelled
with natural gas or liquefied petroleum gas for use in vehicles, or
2. Euro 6, if your vehicle meets the applicable emission requirements and
other requirements listed in table 2 of Annex i to Regulation (EC) no
715/2007 or under annex 1 to Regulation (EC) no
section 31, a heavy truck and heavy bus should be classified in
1. Euro 5, if the engine complies with applicable emission requirements and
other requirements under line B2 of table 1 and 2 of Annex i to
Directive 2005/55/EC, or
2. Euro 6, if the engine complies with applicable emission requirements and
other requirements as set out in annex I to Regulation (EC) no 595/2009.
32 § beyond what follows from paragraphs 30 and 31, a car be
classified in source category
1. electricity, whether the car is set up to operate only with
electrical energy from the batteries,
2. Electric hybrid, the vehicle of their propulsion gets energy from
two sources that are placed in the car, and one source is
stored energy in the form of a consumable fuel, and the
the second source is a battery, a capacitor, a flywheel, a
generator or other device for storage of electrical
3. Plug-in hybrid, the vehicle meets the conditions of
emission class electric hybrid but has the possibility of external
charge with electrical energy.
Information on repair and maintenance
33 of the questions that have a bearing on vehicle exhaust gas cleaning,
the approval authority shall submit to a manufacturer to
provide information on repair and maintenance of
vehicles referred to in what follows by articles 6 and 7 of the
Regulation (EC) no 715/2007 and article 6 of Regulation (EC)
No 595/2009. The order may be subject to a penalty.
34 § Government or authority the Government determines
may provide for
1. limitation of emissions,
2. motor vehicle and engine equipment and nature,
3. the obligation to maintain a motor vehicle so as to
pollution control devices are working,
4. obligation to use given fuel,
5. supervision and control,
6. procedure in connection with the approval and revocation
of the type-approval,
7. procedure in connection with approval of action plans and
implementation of the action plans,
8. putting into service and the sale of motor vehicles, engines and
9. obligation for the manufacturer to supply information
and documentation relating to motor vehicles, engines and motors
equipment, repair and maintenance,
10. the procedure in connection with the motor vehicle division into classes
in terms of emissions and other pollutants, according to
30 to 32 sections,
11. the motor vehicle cannot be classified in accordance with sections 30 – 32
may be classified into emission classes conforming to EU
directive if such classification,
12. fees for inspection and certification under this Act, or
regulations that have been issued in connection with the Act,
13. the decision on payment of the fee under this Act shall
effect immediately even if the decision is appealed, and
14. such derogations from 11 – 16, 19 and 20 sections as there are
specific reasons for.
35 § the authority that the Government shall be responsible for
the supervision of the EU regulations, this Act and the
regulations that have been issued in connection with the law is followed.
36 section For supervision on matters relevant to the vehicle
exhaust gas purification, the selling motor vehicles, engines, systems,
components, separate technical units, automotive parts or
other equipment to vehicles at the request of the supervisory authority
1. provide access to vehicles or equipment and closed
areas in vehicles, as well as to premises and adjoining areas
where vehicles or equipment, and
2. provide the information and provide the documents,
samples and similar needed supervision.
37 § supervisory authority may notify the injunctions
needed to EU regulations, this Act and the regulations
in connection with the law should be followed. A
such an order may be subject to a penalty.
38 section to a fine person who wilfully or negligently:
1. in the context of a type-approval procedure, an
implementation of a plan of action or revocation procedure
hiding a task, leave a false information, forge
a test results, using a defeat device or
manipulates a system for limiting emissions of
nitrogen oxides and thus violate the manufacturer's
obligations under articles 4 and 5 of Regulation (EC) no
715/2007 or in articles 4 and 5 of Regulation (EC) no
2. do not provide such information about repair and
maintenance of vehicles which have an impact on the vehicle
exhaust gas purification and thereby violates article 6 of the regulation
(EC) no 715/2007 and article 6 of Regulation (EC) no
3. tampering with a system in which the consumable reagent
or use a vehicle without consumable reagent and
Thus in breach of article 7 of Regulation (EC) no 595/2009.
section 39 The who has not followed a penalty notice under 33
or section 37 shall not be liable under this Act for a
the Act covered by the injunction.
section 40 of The management decisions made under this Act, or
According to the rules given in connection with the law
may be appealed to the administrative court. This applies to
not, however, decisions in the cases referred to in section 20, first paragraph 5
administrative law (1986:223).
Leave to appeal is required for an appeal to the administrative court.
1. this law shall enter into force on 1 May 2011, when the Act
(2001:1080) on vehicle exhaust gas cleaning and engine fuels,
cease to apply.
2. Emission control requirements of the repealed Act applies in the case of
type approvals granted before the entry into force of the new Act.
3. subject to the provisions given in
connection to 34 § 11 of the new Act, the terms of the repealed
legislative provisions on environmental classes for cars
divided into an environmental class before the new law's entry into force.
4. in the case of cars that have been in use prior to the new law
into force of the terms of the repealed Act regulations if a
manufacturer's liability towards a car owner.
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