Information
  • Submitted by: Iceland
  • Topic: Green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication
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  • Location: Iceland
  • Date of completion: 2003
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  • This voluntary initiative came from Green economy policies, practices and initiatives
End-of-life vehicles
Description/achievement of initiative

A deposit system for end-of-life vehicles came into force in 2003.
Source: UNCSD Secretariat (2010) Questionnaire for the Member States on Experiences, Success Factors, Risks and Challenges with Regard to Objective and Themes of UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD)

The vehicle must be formally de-registered at a testing station or vehicle registration office before the fee is no longer charged. For vehicles exempt from the vehicle registration fee this fee has not to be paid.

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