THE PRIME MINISTER
SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence - Freedom- Happiness
No. 249/2005/QD-TTg
Ha Noi, October 10, 2005
 
DECISION
SETTING THE ROADMAP FOR APPLICATION OF EMISSION STANDARDS TO ROAD MOTOR VEHICLES
THE PRIME MINISTER
Pursuant to the December 25, 2001 Law on Organization of the Government.
Pursuant to the December, 27, 1993 Law on Environmental Protection.
Pursuant to the June 29, 2001 Road Traffic Law.
At the proposal of the Minister of Transport.
DECIDES:
Article 1 - Purposes
To implement the roadmap for application of emission standards to road motor vehicle with a view to managing and controlling sources of exhaust gas emitted from the operation of road motor vehicles; limiting the increase of air pollution, step by step improving and raising the quality of the air environment in general and the air environment in urban centers in particular; and at the same time to implement the Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade, approved under the Prime Minister's Decision No. 444/2005/QD - TTg of May 26, 2005.
Article 2 - Scope of regulation
This Decision provides for the scope of application of the emission standard roadmap to manufactured, assembled, imported and in-service road motor vehicle (hereinafter referred to as motor vehicles), including:
1. Mopeds being two - or three - wheeled vehicles operated by an engine with a maximum design speed not exceeding 50 km/h, or a working cylinder capacity not exceeding 50 cm3 if the motion - driving engine is a heat one.
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