Legal determinants of the UE - Directives
Replaces earlier legislation - Directive 93/89/EEC - which was repealed by the Court of Justice in 1995. Harmonises the conditions under which national authorities may levy taxes, tolls and user charges on goods transported by road. In addition, it points to revenue allocation mechanisms, supporting the earmarking of additional revenue for investments directed towards achieving sustainable transport goals, such as new technologies in vehicle design or infrastructure. The link directs to the text of the consolidated Directive as of 24 March 2022 and serves informational purposes only. Direct access to the individual pieces of legislation amending the Directive can be obtained via the links in the document.
The Directive lays down the necessary conditions to:
Legal determinants of the UE - regulations
Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/204 of 28 November 2019 on the detailed obligations of providers of the European Electronic Toll Service, the minimum content of information on the European Electronic Toll Service area, electronic interfaces, requirements for interoperability constituents and repealing Decision 2009/750/EC
The regulation completes the legal framework ensuring interoperability of electronic tolling systems. It establishes specific requirements with regard to the obligations of European Electronic Toll Service (EETS) providers, the content of EETS domain information, electronic interfaces and requirements for interoperability constituents.
National legal conditions - Acts
It regulates the rules for the division of public roads, road administration and issues related to electronic toll collection, which allows for a comprehensive definition of, among other things, the vehicles subject to electronic toll collection, defines the issues of fines, penalties, and regulates the EETS service. The link takes you to a page containing the current consolidated text of the Act. This text is for informational purposes only. This page also contains the promulgation addresses in the Journal of Laws of the various pieces of legislation amending the Act and the Act itself.
It sets out the rules for financing the construction of toll motorways and national roads from the National Road Fund, the rules for the conclusion of construction and operation contracts and the collection of motorway tolls. The link takes you to a page containing the current consolidated text of the Act. This text is for informational purposes only. This page also contains the promulgation addresses in the Journal of Laws of the various pieces of legislation amending the Act and the Act itself.
It regulates issues related to, inter alia, motorway toll on concession sections, payment of toll electronically by transmitting geolocation data to the KAS SPOE, purchase of an electronic motorway ticket, designation of the Head of KAS as the authority controlling the correctness of payment of motorway toll from users of light vehicles, as well as in the mode of control carried out on the road.
Legal national conditions - Regulations
The regulation regulates the detailed activities of the authorities in matters related to the admission of a vehicle to be used in traffic and specimens of relevant documents.
Specifies the detailed procedure, method and scope of the control of the correct payment of the electronic toll carried out by the Chief Inspector of Road Transport, including the control of the device used in the vehicle for the purpose of collecting the electronic toll.
The Regulations regulate billing and payment issues in the KAS Electronic Toll Collection System.
It identifies national roads or their sections of A, S, GP and G class on which electronic tolls are levied and specifies the rates of electronic tolls.
It defines the motorways that will be built and operated as toll roads.
Sets out the toll rates per kilometre of motorway by vehicle category.
Concerns the appointment of the Director of the Tax Chamber in Łódź to perform tasks in the area of electronic fee collection (inter alia, ascertaining whether the data entered in the register of electronic toll payers at the stage of self-registration in the KAS ETCS, which were not confirmed during authentication, are consistent with the documents attached to this register), deletion of data, notification of their deletion and acceptance, digitally reproduced, of proxies submitted to the register.
Determines methods of authentication of a public road user for registration in the electronic toll-payer register.
National legal conditions - announcements by the minister responsible for finance
Specifies the deadline for the launch of the ICT system for the collection of the electronic toll by the Head of KAS.
Sets out the toll rates per kilometre of motorway by vehicle category that are applicable in 2023.
Sets the date of termination of the electronic tolling system using DSRC technology for vehicles with a maximum permissible weight of more than 3.5 tonnes, including buses irrespective of their maximum permissible weight, and the date of termination of the possibility of acquiring and using equipment for electronic toll collection using short-range communication (DSRC) technology.