Abnormal loads

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE!

Following to the Opinion issued by the Ministry of Sea, Transport and Infrastructure, Directorate for Road and Railway Infrastructure, on the enforcement of the Ordinance on transporting abnormal loads (NN 92/2018, CLASS: 011-01/14-02/38, Reg. No 530-06-1-18-31 of 30 October 2018), please note:

Ordinance on transporting abnormal loads has been effective since 25 October 2018. Article 17 of the Ordinance stipulates that the request for a permit to transport abnormal loads should be submitted by an agent providing agency services in road transport, pursuant to Road Transport Act (NN 41/18).

Pursuant to Article 96 of Road Transport Act, to be qualified for the provision of agency services, the agent must hold the licence issued by a local body authorized for transport activities (a respective County Office for State Administration or an administrative authority of the City of Zagreb). An updated list of licenced agents is available on the website of the Ministry of Sea, Transport and Infrastructure.

Pursuant to Article 118, paragraph 10 of Road Transport Act, legal and physical persons, businesses providing agency services in road transport, will have to become fully compliant to the provisions of Road Transport Act within the period of six months from the effective date of the Act, that is by 19 November 2018.

Accordingly, in permit issuance procedure for abnormal loads in domestic and international road transport, all requests for abnormal load transport received by 19 November 2018 may be accepted as valid even without the licence.