Type- approval
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.




National type-approval
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.




EC type-approval
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machinery,together with their systems, components and technical units of such vehicles, and Directive 74/150 / EEC is repealed; 2002/24 / EC of the European Parliament and the Council of March 18, 2002 on the approval of vehicles powered two and three-wheelers and Directive 92/61 / EEC was repealed and of the regulatory acts listed in the annexes to the directives.




Individual Approval
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.




Base Vehicle
Any vehicle used in the initial phase of a multi-stage type approval.




Incomplete vehicle
Any vehicle which must undergo at least one further stage of completion in order to meet the relevant technical requirements of applicable law.




Completed vehicle
The vehicle resulting from the process of multi-stage type approval, which meets the technical requirements of applicable law.




Complete vehicle
Any vehicle which need not be completed to meet the relevant technical requirements of applicable law.




Legislative acts
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.




Manufacturer
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.




Manufacturer's representative
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.




Approval authority
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.




Workshop
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.




Vehicle
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.




Functional assembly
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.




Technical project
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.




Factory certificate
The document that certifies the execution of a particular action of a workshop on a specific vehicle.