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National and European Legislation

On this page, all legislation, National and European, connected with electric mobility can be found.
Consult here all Resolutions of the Council of Ministers, Decree Laws, Ordinances and Orders that regulate the sector, as well as the regulation for Electric Mobility.

National Legislation

DECRETO-LEI N.º 39/2010

Regulates the organization, access and exercising electric mobility activities and undertakes the establishment of a pilot network for electric mobility and the regulation of incentives from using electric vehicles. You can see the current version below. 

Electric Mobility Regulation

REGULAMENTO N.º 103/2021

The RME was approved by Regulation no. 854/2019, from 4 of November, and altered by Regulation no. 103/2021, from 1 of February. You can consult here the consolidated version.

Regulations and Directives

ERSE

The RME was approved by Regulation no. 854/2019, from 4 of November, and altered by Regulation no. 103/2021, from 1 of February. You can consult here the consolidated version.

Directive no. 8/2020 completes the RME, approving the general conditions of the adhesion contract to the electric mobility network and the calculation methodology of the guarantees to provide to the Electric Mobility Network Managing Entity.

Consult here Fees and Prices.

National Legislation

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  • DECRETO-LEI N.º 60/2017 - Establishes the framework for the implementation of an alternative fuel infrastructure, with the purpose of minimizing the dependence on oil and alleviating the environmental impact on transport.
  • DECRETO-LEI N.º 90/2014 - Proceeds to the third amendment to the Decree-Law no. 39/2010, of 26 of April, which establishes the legal regime for electric mobility, applicable to the organization, access and the exercise of electric mobility related activities, as well as the rules intended for the creation of a pilot network for electric mobility.
  • DECRETO-Lei N.º 170/2012 - Proceeds to the first amendment to the Decree-Law no. 39/2010, of 26 of April, which creates the legal regime for electric mobility.
  • PORTARIA N.º 231/2016 - Establishes coverage, conditions and the minimum capital required for compulsory civil liability insurance for commercialization activities of electricity for electric mobility and of operating charging points for electric mobility.
  • PORTARIA N.º 222/2016 - Establishes the terms applicable to private use licences of the public domain, for the installation of charging stations of electric vehicle batteries in public places with public access in the public domain, namely when integrated areas in the hydro-related domain are concerned.
  • PORTARIA N.º 221/2016 - Establishes the rules applicable to the installation and functioning of charging points of electric vehicle batteries, as well as the rules applicable to the installation and functioning of charging stations that must respect the technical and functional requirements foreseen for smart meters.
  • PORTARIA N.º 220/2016 - Establishes the minimum power levels and the technical rules that the electric vehicle charging stations shall comply with in buildings and other urbanistic operations, which provide covered parking places.
  • PORTARIA N.º 252/2015 - Establishes the technical standards for the installation and normal functioning of charging stations in buildings and other urbanistic operations.
  • PORTARIA N.º 241/2015 - Establishes the technical requirements attached to the licence attribution for exercising the operation activity of charging stations from the electric mobility network, as well as some procedural rules applicable to the instruction of the respective application.
  • PORTARIA N.º 240/2015 - Sets the value of the due fees for the request's appraisal and the effectuation of registering the commercialisation of electricity for electric mobility, for the operation license of charging stations and for the completion of periodic inspections.
  • RCM N.º 49/2016 - Attributes to MOBI.E, S.A. the powers to ensure decisions at an operational and relocation level, upon all charging stations subject to pilot network status. Determines the conclusion of the 1st phase of Mobi.E's Pilot Network and launches the 2nd phase intended for the expansion to all municipalities.
  • DESPACHO N.º 8809/2015 - Integrates the Action Plan for Electric Mobility, the locations of fast and normal charging stations, from the pilot phase of the MOBI.E network, still to be installed and temporary transfer of entitlement of those charging stations from the electric mobility pilot network and those already installed to the electric mobility network managing entity.
  • DESPACHO N.º 2288/2015 - Extends, until 11 of June of 2015, the exercise of the activity of the electric mobility network managing entity by the society indicated in no. 10 of article 5 of the Decree-Law no. 90/2014, from 11 of June.
  • DESPACHO N.º 9220/2013 - Review the Electric Mobility Programme.
  • DESPACHO N.º 115/2013 - Extension of the pilot phase of the Electric Mobility Programme.

European Legislation

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  • DIRETIVA 2014/94/UE - It establishes a common framework of measures applicable to the creation of an infrastructure for alternative fuels in the Union, in order to minimize dependence on oil and to mitigate the environmental impact of transport.

Legislation Timeline

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  • RME 879/2015 - Establishes provisions applicable to performing activities related to electric mobility covered by the regulation from ERSE, as well as obligations related to matters concerning the quality of service and the provision of information, which is incumbent on those parties and the activities that integrate the electric mobility network.
  • DECRETO-LEI N.º 39/2010 - Regulates the organization, access and exercising electric mobility activities and undertakes the establishment of a pilot network for electric mobility and the regulation of incentives from using electric vehicles.
  • PORTARIA N.º 180/2011 - Regulates the essential remuneration terms and conditions for the operation activity of charging stations.
  • PORTARIA N.º 173/2011 - Establishes the minimum conditions, capital limits and the risks covered under compulsory third-party liability insurance for damages caused in exercising the commercialisation activity of electricity for electric mobility.
  • PORTARIA No 1232/2010 - Sets the value of the due fees for issuing the commercialisation licenses of electricity for electric mobility and for the operation of charging stations, as well as the inspection fees due for the completion of periodic inspections.
  • PORTARIA N.º 1202/2010 - Establishes the terms applicable to private use licences of the public domain, for the installation of charging stations of electric vehicle batteries in public places with public access.
  • PORTARIA No 1201/2010 - Establishes the technical requirements attached to the licence attribution for exercising the operation activity of charging stations from the electric mobility network.
  • PORTARIA No 456/2010 - Establishes the technical and financial requirements attached to the licence attribution for exercising the commercialisation activity of electricity for electric mobility, as well as some procedural rules applicable to the instruction of the respective application.