Public Inspection Template

Public Inspection Template

Automobile Repair Shops

Automobile repair shops are the establishments where the maintenance and repair (mechanical, electrical and electronic) of motor vehicles (light and heavy) and their parts and pieces are carried out. It includes the activities of washing, polishing, painting, anti-rust treatment, repair, replacement or installation (of tires, windscreens, windows, radios, rims, etc.).

In this public inspection template you can find the main legal requirements applicable to the installation and operation of these types of establishments.

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Public Inspection Template



Decree Law no. 70/2016, of November 3 – It sets the tire labeling criteria for energy efficiency and other key parameters.

Decree Law no. 152-D/2017, of December 11 – It approves the legal regime which is subject to the management of the following specific waste streams: packaging and packaging waste; waste oils and oils; used tires and tires; electrical and electronic equipment and waste electrical and electronic equipment; batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators; vehicles and end-of-life vehicles.

Decree Law no. 10/2015, of January 15 – It approves the legal regime of access and exercise of activities of commerce, services and restoration.

Decree Law no. 74/93, of March 10 – Information to be displayed on used cars (passenger cars, motorcycles and mopeds).

Decree Law no. 291/90, of September 20, in conjunction with Portaria no. 962/90, of October 9 – Metrological control of measuring equipment (exhaust gas analyzers, opacimeters, etc.).

Decree Law no. 90/2010, of July 22, in conjunction with Despacho no. 1859/2003, of June 12 – Regulation and operation of the installation, operation, repair and alteration of pressure equipment.

Decree Law no. 61/2010, of June 9, with the amendments made by the Decree Law no. 62/2014, of April 24, and by the Decree Law no. 137/2017, of November 8 – It lays down the rules governing the placing on the market of aerosol dispensers.

Decree Law no. 145/2017, of November 30 – It implements Regulamento (EU) no. 517/2014, do Parlamento Europeu e do Conselho, of April 16, on the use of fluorinated greenhouse gases.

Decree Law no. 85/2014, of May 27 – It implements Regulamento (CE) no. 1005/2009, do Parlamento Europeu e do Conselho, of April 16, on rules relating to substances that deplete the ozone layer.

Law no. 54/2012, of September 6 – Concerning the prevention and combat of the theft and prescription of non precious metals with commercial value.

Authorities Contacts

Autoridade de Segurança Alimentar e Económica

Rua Rodrigo da Fonseca, no. 73
1269-274 Lisboa
Phone: (+351) 217 983 600
Fax: (+351) 217 983 654
Direção-Geral das Atividades Económicas

Avenida Visconde de Valmor, no. 72

1069-041 Lisboa

Phone: (+351) 217 919 100



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