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Document 52020XC0603(03)

Information from the Commission concerning the non-application of certain provisions of Regulation (EU) 2020/698 by Latvia COVID-19 outbreak (Regulation (EU) 2020/698 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 May 2020 laying down specific and temporary measures in view of the COVID-19 outbreak concerning the renewal or extension of certain certificates, licences and authorisations and the postponement of certain periodic checks and periodic training in certain areas of transport legislation (OJ L 165, 27.5.2020, p. 10)) 2020/C 183 I/02

OJ C 183I , 3.6.2020, p. 2–2 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

3.6.2020   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

CI 183/2


Information from the Commission concerning the non-application of certain provisions of Regulation (EU) 2020/698 by Latvia

COVID-19 outbreak

(Regulation (EU) 2020/698 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 May 2020 laying down specific and temporary measures in view of the COVID-19 outbreak concerning the renewal or extension of certain certificates, licences and authorisations and the postponement of certain periodic checks and periodic training in certain areas of transport legislation (OJ L 165, 27.5.2020, p. 10))

(2020/C 183 I/02)

Notification by: Latvia

In conformity with the relevant provisions of Regulation (EU) 2020/698, Latvia informed the Commission on 28 May 2020 that it has decided not to apply certain provisions of the Regulation (EU) 2020/698.

Provisions of Regulation (EU) 2020/698 that Latvia has decided not to apply:

Article 3(1) concerning the validity of driving licences under Directive 2006/126/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (1);

Article 4(1) concerning the regular inspections of tachographs in road transport under Regulation (EU) No 165/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council (2);

Article 4(2) concerning the renewal of driver cards under Regulation (EU) No 165/2014;

Article 4(3) concerning the replacement of driver cards under Regulation (EU) No 165/2014;

Article 5(1) concerning the time limits for the periodic roadworthiness tests for motor vehicles and their trailers under Directive 2014/45/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council (3);

Article 5(2) concerning the validity of roadworthiness certificates under Directive 2014/45/EU;

Article 7(1) concerning the validity of the Community licence for road haulage under Regulation (EC) No 1072/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council (4);

Article 7(2) concerning the validity of the driver attestation under Regulation (EC) No 1072/2009;

Article 8(1) concerning the validity of Community licence for passenger transport under Regulation (EC) No 1073/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council (5).


(1)  Directive 2006/126/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 December 2006 on driving licences (OJ L 403, 30.12.2006, p. 18).

(2)  Regulation (EU) No 165/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 February 2014 on tachographs in road transport, repealing Council Regulation (EEC) No 3821/85 on recording equipment in road transport and amending Regulation (EC) No 561/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the harmonisation of certain social legislation relating to road transport (OJ L 60, 28.2.2014, p. 1).

(3)  Directive 2014/45/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 3 April 2014 on periodic roadworthiness tests for motor vehicles and their trailers and repealing Directive 2009/40/EC (OJ L 127, 29.4.2014, p. 51).

(4)  Regulation (EC) No 1072/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 October 2009 on common rules for access to the international road haulage market (OJ L 300, 14.11.2009, p. 72).

(5)  Regulation (EC) No 1073/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 October 2009 on common rules for access to the international market for coach and bus services, and amending Regulation (EC) No 561/2006 (OJ L 300, 14.11.2009, p. 88).


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