Brussels, 14 December 2005
The European Commission has decided to refer Luxembourg to the Court of Justice for failure to transpose European legislation on the introduction of a harmonised registration certificate into national law. This legislation helps improve road safety by making it possible to check that drivers are only driving categories of vehicle they are authorised to drive. The harmonisation of registration certificates will also improve the working of the internal market in road transport.
The purpose of the Directive concerned is to harmonise the presentation and content of vehicle registration certificates. The new certificate:
Luxembourg did not notify measures transposing this Directive to the Commission by the deadline of 1 June 2004.