3 June 2013
Following the election of the new IRU Secretary General Mr. Umberto de Pretto, TIR Carnets bearing his signature under item 5 on the front cover will be issued progressively from June 2013 onwards. TIR Carnets printed before June 2013 and bearing the signature of Mr. Martin Marmy, former IRU Secretary General, will remain valid and must be accepted by Customs until stocks have been exhausted. For details, please refer to WP.30 Informal document No. 14 (2013) (English, French, Russian).