Authorisations granted by the Minister appropriate for transport issues - Type Approval

According to Article 68, Clause 1, of the “Road Traffic Law” Act (Dz. U. No. 108 of 2005, item 908, with later amendments):

“The manufacturer or importer of a new automotive vehicle, agricultural tractor, moped, tram, or trailer and of any component part or accessory item thereof shall be obliged to obtain a type-approval certificate granted by the Minister appropriate for transport issues for every new type of such vehicles, component parts, or accessory items thereof.”

The Automotive Industry Institute, having testing laboratories accredited in accordance with the requirements of standard EN ISO/IEC 17025, has been authorised by the Minister appropriate for transport issues to carry out type-approval tests of vehicles, component parts, and accessory items thereof, and to carry out production conformity inspections, necessary for the granting of a type-approval certificate.

For details, see the table below:

UN ECE Regulation No.

EU Directive or Regulation (EC) No.

Legal regulation where PIMOT has been specified as an authorised unit

1. Automotive vehicles and trailers (M, N, O)

10, 11, 12, 13, 13H, 14, 16, 17, 18, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 33, 34, 42, 44, 55, 58, 59, 61, 66, 67, 73, 79, 80, 90, 93, 94, 95, 97, 102, 107, 110, 115, 116, 118, 122, 124, 126

70/157/EEC, 70/221/EEC, 70/311/EEC, 70/387/EEC, 70/388/EEC, 71/320/EEC, 72/245/EEC, 74/60/EEC, 74/61/EEC, 74/297/EEC, 74/408/EEC, 74/483/EEC, 76/115/EEC, 77/541/EEC, 78/932/EEC, 89/297/EEC, 92/114/EEC, 94/20/EC, 95/28/EC, 96/27/EC, 96/79/EC, 2000/40/EC, 2001/85/EC, 2005/64/EC,

78/2009, 1005/2010, 1009/2010, 109/2011

Regulation of the Minister of Infrastructure of 24 October 2005 on the type-approval of automotive vehicles and trailers (Dz. U. No. 238 of 2005, item 2010)

 

Regulation of the Minister of Infrastructure of 1 September 2011 to amend the Regulation on the type-approval of automotive vehicles and trailers (Dz. U. No. 206 of 2011, item 1218)

 

Regulation of the Minister of Transport of 31 October 2006 to amend the Regulation on the type-approval of automotive vehicles and trailers (Dz. U. No. 205 of 2006, item 1512)

2. Two- or three-wheeled automotive vehicles, some four-wheeled automotive vehicles, and mopeds (L)

10, 14, 16, 26, 28, 62, 78

97/24/EC (C 8, 9, 10, 11),

93/14/EEC, 93/30/EEC, 93/33/EEC, 2009/79/EC

Regulation of the Minister of Infrastructure of 28 July 2005 on the type-approval of two- or three-wheeled automotive vehicles, some four-wheeled automotive vehicles, and mopeds (Dz. U. No. 162 of 2005, item 1360, with later amendments)

 

Regulation of the Minister of Transport of 31 October 2006 to amend the Regulation on the type-approval of two- or three-wheeled automotive vehicles, some four-wheeled automotive vehicles, and mopeds (Dz. U. No. 206 of 2006, item 1513)

3. Agricultural tractors and trailers (T, R)

10, 28, 79

70/388/EEC, 76/432/EEC, 78/764/EEC, 2009/64/EC, 2009/144/EC Annex IV

Regulation of the Minister of Infrastructure of 24 October 2005 on the type-approval of agricultural tractors (Dz. U. No. 237 of 2005, item 2009)

The above Regulations are available on the website www.sejm.gov.pl. These authorisations have also been confirmed by the fact that PIMOT has been specified among the designated Technical Services on the websites of:

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN ECE)

(http://www.unece.org/trans/main/wp29/wp29wgs/wp29gen/wp29fdocstts.html)

European Union (EU)

(http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/sectors/automotive/files/technical_services_poland_en.pdf)