The Ministry of Infrastructure refutes its own earlier statement about a mandatory need to undergo a technical examination for cars coming out of Ukraine into countries of the European Union, starting 2018. The ministry has said this in statement, Ukrainian News Agency reports. According to the report, the Ministry of Infrastructure has drawn up a bill On Amendments to Separate Provisions of Legislative Acts of Ukraine Concerning Safety of Use of Motor Transport Vehicles in Compliance with Requirements of Association Agreement between Ukraine, on one side, and European Union, European Atomic Energy Community and Their Member States, on the other side. In the bill, the ministry addressed a mandatory requirement of presence of a certificate on a technical examination of a car before letting it cross the state border of Ukraine. The Ministry of Infrastructure, in cooperation with parliamentary members, intends to table the bill to the Verkhovna Rada, expecting its approval before 2018. Infrastructure's Minister Volodymyr Omelian has ordered his Deputy Yurii Lavreniyuk the next week (October 2-6) to conduct a public hearing of the matter with attraction of representatives of the society and journalists. As Ukrainian News earlier reported, on September 21, the Ministry of Infrastructure stated that all cars coming out of Ukraine into member states of the European Union would have to undergo a mandatory technical examination starting 2018. In January-June 2018, there were 67,900 cars imported in Ukraine.