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Decree-Law 39/2010 on electric mobility, last amended by Decree-Law 90/2014

legislation type Executive
Decree Law
Passed in 2010
The Electric Mobility Programme was established by the Resolution of the Council of Ministries 20/2009, of 20 February 2009. Decree-Law 39/2010 regulated the Programme. It aims to encourage the purchase of electric vehicles, guarantee recharging through an efficient and integrated network, and establish universal access to electric mobility services.

Decree-Law 39/2010 was implemented by Decree Order 1201/2010, of November 29, which sets forth the technical requirements for granting licences to operate charging points. Decree Order 1202/2010, also of November 29, sets out the terms applicable to the licensing of private usage of State or municipal property for the installation of battery charging points for electric vehicles. This Decree Order also implements Decree-Law 39/2010.

Ministerial Decree 468/2010 implemented Decree-Law 39/2010 on Electric Mobility by establishing subsidies for private purchases of electric cars to be combines with additional subsidies when a used vehicle also is scrapped.

Decree-Law 90/2014 revises the Programme with the objective of improving the existing model, ensuring its sustainability. Decree-Law 90/2014 establishes rules to integrate the electric mobility network, also expanding it to the autonomous regions of Acores and Madeira.


from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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