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BOS ARS 1595:2021


Vehicle homologation

SKU: BOS ARS 1595:2021 Category: Product ID: 30512

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1.1 This African Standard covers the homologation requirements for new motor vehicles categories not previously registered or licensed in any country.
1.2 This standard does not apply to:
a)Vehicles designed and constructed for use principally on construction sites or in quarries, port or airportfacilities,
b)vehicles designed and constructed for use by the military services, civil defence, fire-fighting servicesand forces responsible for maintaining public order,
c)mobile machinery,
d)experimental or prototype vehicles constructed or imported for the purpose of testing, assessment ordevelopment, and
e)motor vehicles designed or adapted principally for the purposes of motor sport competition, and whichare homologated under the rules of the International Federation of the Automobile (FIA) and for whichsuch homologation documentation is lodged with the relevant Approval Authority.

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