One of the objectives of the Government under Decree-Law Nº 39/2010 of 26 April was to create conditions to encourage the purchase and use of Electrical Vehicles. The Ordinance Nº 468/2010 of 7 July was published under this decree. It establishes the terms under which financial incentives to purchase new electric vehicles are granted. This ordinance regulates in particular:
the eligibility of incentives in question, the limits and impediments to their achievement,
the procedures for granting or its eventual refund as well as the monitoring and supervising the allocation of these incentives.