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Agreement concerning the Adoption of Uniform Technical Prescriptions for Wheeled Vehicles, Equipment and Parts which can be fitted and/or be used on Wheeled Vehicles and the Conditions for Reciprocal Recognition of Approvals Granted on the Basis of These Prescriptions

Geneva, 20 March 1958

Entry into force:

20 June 1959, in accordance with article 7.

Registration:

20 June 1959, No. 4789.

Status:

Signatories: 4, Parties: 48.

Text:

United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 335, p. 211; vol. 516, p. 378 (procès-verbal of rectification of the authentic English and French texts of paragraph 8 of article 1 of the Agreement); vol. 609, p. 290 (amendment to article 1, paragraph 1), and vol. 1059, p. 404 (procès-verbal of rectification of the authentic French text of article 12, paragraph 2 established by the Secretary-General on 29 November 1977); vol. 1891, p. 381and doc. TRANS/WP29/409 (amendments*). 

 

 

*As a result of the entry into force (on 16 October 1995) of the amendments adopted by the Inland Transport Committee of the Economic Commission for Europe at its one-hundred-and-third session on 18 August 1994, the title "Agreement concerning the Adoption of Uniform Conditions of Approval and Reciprocal Recognition of Approval for Motor Vehicle Equipment and Parts, done at Geneva on 20 March 1958" was modified accordingly.

Participant

Signature  

Definitive signature (s), Ratification, Accession (a), Succession (d) 

Albania

6 Sep 2011 a

Australia 

25 Feb 2000 a 

Austria 

12 Mar 1971 a 

Azerbaijan 

15 Apr 2002 a 

Belarus 

3 May 1995 a 

Belgium 

7 Jul 1959 a 

Bosnia and Herzegovina

12 Jan 1994 d 

Bulgaria 

22 Nov 1999 a 

Croatia

17 Mar 1994 d 

Czech Republic

2 Jun 1993 d 

Denmark

21 Oct 1976 a 

Egypt

5 Dec 2012 a

Estonia 

2 Mar 1995 a 

European Community

23 Jan 1998 a 

Finland 

19 Jul 1976 a 

France 

26 Jun 1958 s 

Germany

19 Jun 1958 

29 Nov 1965 

Greece 

6 Oct 1992 a 

Hungary 

30 Jun 1958 

3 May 1960 

Italy 

28 Mar 1958 

25 Feb 1963 

Japan 

25 Sep 1998 a 

Kazakhstan 

9 Nov 2010 a 

Latvia 

19 Nov 1998 a 

Lithuania 

28 Jan 2002 a 

Luxembourg 

13 Oct 1971 a 

Malaysia 

3 Feb 2006 a 

Montenegro

23 Oct 2006 d 

Netherlands 

30 Mar 1958 

30 Jun 1960 

New Zealand

27 Nov 2001 a 

Norway 

3 Feb 1975 a 

Poland 

12 Jan 1979 a 

Portugal 

29 Jan 1980 a 

Republic of Korea 

1 Nov 2004 a 

Romania 

23 Dec 1976 a 

Russian Federation 

19 Dec 1986 a 

Serbia

12 Mar 2001 d 

Slovakia

28 May 1993 d 

Slovenia

3 Nov 1992 d 

South Africa 

18 Apr 2001 a 

Spain 

11 Aug 1961 a 

Sweden

21 Apr 1959 a 

Switzerland 

29 Jun 1973 a 

Thailand 

2 Mar 2006 a 

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

1 Apr 1998 d 

Tunisia 

2 Nov 2007 a 

Turkey 

29 Dec 1995 a 

Ukraine 

1 May 2000 a 

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 

15 Jan 1963 a 

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