Bicycles and bicycles with pedal assistance
Decree relating to the identification of bicycles on the basis of Articles L. 1271-2 to L. 1271-5 of the Transport Code
The attached draft decree is issued on the basis of Articles L. 1271-2 to L. 1271-5 of the Transport Code. These articles provide for the creation of a single national file of identified bicycles as well as an obligation for traders to sell bicycles with a unique identifier. This obligation comes into force on 1 January 2021 for new bicycles and on 1 July 2021 for second-hand bicycles.
The draft decree specifies the obligation imposed on traders and on professionals involved in destruction activities or preparation for the recovery or reuse of bicycles. It also sets out the conditions for approval by the State of legal persons capable of implementing bicycle identification systems.