Procedure whereby a Member State certifies that a type of vehicle, system, component or separate
technical unit satisfies the relevant administrative provisions and technical requirements.
Type-approval procedure established by the national law of a Member State; the validity
of such approval being restricted to the territory of that Member State.
Procedure whereby a Member State certifies that a type of vehicle, system, component or
separate technical unit satisfies the relevant administrative provisions and technical requirements of
Directives 2007/46 / EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of September 5, 2007 establishing a
framework is created for the approval of motor vehicles and their trailers, systems and components and
separate technical units intended for such vehicles; 2003/37 / EC of the European Parliament and the Council
of May 26 2003, on the approval of agricultural or forestry tractors, their trailers
and interchangeable towed machinery,together with their systems, components and technical units of such
vehicles, and Directive 74/150 / EEC is repealed; 2002/24 / EC of the European Parliament and the Council
of March 18, 2002 on the approval of vehicles powered two and three-wheelers and
Directive 92/61 / EEC was repealed and of the regulatory acts listed in the annexes
to the directives.
Procedure whereby a Member State certifies that a particular vehicle, whether unique or not, satisfies
the administrative provisions and technical requirements of applicable law.
Multi-stage type approval
Procedure by which a type of incomplete or complete vehicle
satisfies the relevant administrative provisions and technical requirements of applicable law.
Any vehicle used in the initial phase of a multi-stage type approval.
Any vehicle which must undergo at least one further stage of completion in order to
meet the relevant technical requirements of applicable law.
The vehicle resulting from the process of multi-stage type approval, which
meets the technical requirements of applicable law.
Any vehicle which need not be completed to meet the relevant technical requirements
of applicable law.
A particular Directive, Regulation (EC) or UN / ECE Regulations annexed to the revised 1958 Agreement
concerning the adoption of technical requirements for wheeled vehicles, equipment and parts which can be fitted and/or
used on wheeled vehicles and the conditions for reciprocal recognition of approvals
granted on the basis of these prescriptions.
The person or body responsible to the approval authority for all aspects of the process of
approval or authorization, and for ensuring conformity of production. It is not essential that the person or
body is directly involved in all stages of manufacture of a vehicle, system, component or
subject of the approval process separate technical unit.
Any natural or legal person established within the European Union duly appointed by the manufacturer to
represent him before the competent authority and to act on their behalf. When referring to the term
«manufacturer» is to be understood that the manufacturer or his representative indicating either.
The authority with competence in all aspects of the approval of a type of vehicle, system, component
or technical or individual approval of a vehicle, for the authorization process, the
emission unit and, if necessary, withdrawal of certificates approval as well as to act as a contact point with
the approval authorities of the other Member States, for designating the technical services and for ensuring
that the manufacturer meets his obligations regarding the conformity of production. At present, the Ministry of
Industry, Tourism and Trade.
Technical service (Lab Automobile)
The entity designated by the approval authority as a laboratory to carry out approval tests or
as an entity of conformity assessment to conduct the initial inspection and other tests or
inspections on behalf of the approval authority, it being possible own competent authority to
to carry out those functions.
Technical support of reforms
The entity designated by the Spanish authority approval as a laboratory to carry out reforms
reports typified in this Royal Decree and, where appropriate, tests specified in the regulatory acts
affected by the reforms.
Entity duly registered in the official register corresponding repair vehicles. In
Spain, especially repair of motor vehicles and their equipment and components,
governed by the applicable regulatory registration. For the purposes of this royal decree shall be
deemed also workshop facilities when vehicle manufacturers involved in the implementation
of reforms in the field to be determined in the Register of manufacturers and authorized signatures of the Ministry of
Industry, Tourism and Trade.
Station Vehicle Inspection (ITV)
The facilities are aimed at practical conduct of technical inspections, according to the
General Vehicle Regulations approved by Royal Decree 2822/1998 of 23 December, and other applicable
rules, be made on vehicles and their components and accessories, and are authorized by the competent
body of the Autonomous Community of the territory where it is established.
Reform of vehicle
Any modification, replacement, performance, additions to or deletions in a vehicle after its
registration and in light trailer after being allowed to move, which either changes any of the
characteristics, or is likely to alter the regulations applicable requirements contained
Royal Decree 2028/1986, of June 6th. This term includes any act that implies any
modification of the data contained in the vehicle's ITV card.
Any motor vehicle and its trailers, including special vehicles.
Manual Vehicle Reforms
Document prepared by the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Trade in collaboration with relevant bodies
on ITV in the autonomous communities, which provides descriptions typified reforms,
coding and documentation required for processing. This manual is available for consultation of
applicants for reform in all seasons of ITV. The manual will be updated when
the definition of reform or regulatory criteria for vehicles, both national
and the European Union be changed.
Vehicle of the same category or type
Those vehicles which do not among themselves differences which must be considered in a different category or
type, as defined in Directives 2007/46 / EC, 2003/37 / EC or 2002/24 / EC or in the royal decree of
approval national type.
Set of systems, parts or authorized by the approval authority, designed to fulfill a specific
function in one or more vehicles of the same or different types or categories and which affect one or more parts
of the functions included in Annex I to this royal decree.
Set of documents, drawn up by a competent technician, which aims the definition and assessment of the
characteristics of a product, work or installation required depending on its purpose or destination.
Final certification of work
The act by which as document compliance by a technician works and/or
installations according to project occurs.
The document that certifies the execution of a particular action of a workshop on a specific vehicle.