Government Urgency Ordinance regarding the tax on polluting emissions from motor vehicles, 9/2013
The law established a legal framework to tax motor vehicles based on their pollution levels based on EURO (1,2,3,4,5,6) pollution standards. The fee thus accrued is then considered as income for the environmental fund administration. The tax applied to specified categories of vehicles that are first registered in Romania with certain exemptions (e.g. diplomatic missions, disabled, armed forces etc.).