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Armenian parliament passes bill on right-hand drive cars

14.03.2019 160 просмотров

Amendments to the document, which caused a lot of controversy in the country, were approved in two readings at once.

It is noteworthy that the additions were adopted unanimously. All 97 deputies of the National Assembly who were present at the meeting voted in favor, reports Sputnik-Armenia. Now all right-hand drive cars purchased before December 31, 2018 can be imported into the republic until May 1, 2019. 
< b>Armenia to tighten control over
RHD cars

April 2018 2009, a ban was introduced in Armenia on the import of foreign cars with a right-hand drive. This caused protests in society and in September the Cabinet of Ministers began to consider options for a compromise solution. Initially, it was proposed to ban the import of right-hand drive foreign cars after March 1 of this year. 

At the same time, several hundred cars already purchased but not yet entered the country have accumulated on the border of the republic. Then it was decided to extend the import permit until May 1, 2019. The decision of the Armenian parliament approved this term as final.

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