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Type-approval is an internationally or nationally recognised procedure in which an approval authority confirms that a vehicle or component type meets the technical requirements for it. The use of a type-approved product in road traffic may not be prohibited in any country which has recognised the type-approval category in question in their own national legislation. The Finnish Transport and Communications Agency Traficom acts as the type-approval authority in Finland.
To whom and on what terms
A fee is charged for the service.