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Drivers will be required to pay a toll

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The draft amendment to the 2006 Law of the Republic of Armenia "On Roads" submitted by the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure was submitted for public discussion on the e-draft information platform.

It is envisaged to supplement the current law with one point, to set a toll, which will be directed to the development of the road network, the construction of state roads of general use in Armenia, the creation of funds necessary for repair and maintenance.

According to the proposed legislative change, the toll will be mandatory, the toll system will be introduced by the public administration body authorized by the Government of Armenia, in accordance with the requirements of the Law on Procurement.

The toll rate will be set for each kilometer of the road, up to 50 (fifty) AMD including the Republic of Armenia. The rate of toll for each year will be set by the Government of the Republic of Armenia.

It should be noted that before this regulation, traveling on state roads was free, except for vehicles with a maximum permissible mass of more than 12 tons.

After the adoption of the legislative amendment, it will enter into force on July 1, 2021.