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Legal instruments in the field of transport

European Agreement supplementing the Convention on road signs and signals
Geneva, 1 May 1971

Entry into force:

3 August 1979, in accordance with article 4 (1).

Registration:

3 August 1979, No. 17935.

Status:

Signatories: 12, Parties: 34.

Text:

United Nations,  Treaty Series , vol. 1142, p. 225; and depositary notification C.N.62.1994.TREATIES-1 of 27 May 1995 and doc. E/ECE/TRANS/92/Rev.2 (amendments proposed by Belgium) and C.N. 247.1995.TREATIES-1 of 6 October 1995 (acceptance of the amendments); C.N.1026.2004.TREATIES-1 of 28 September 2004 (proposal of amendments) and C.N.1001.2005.TREATIES-3 of 29 September 2005 (acceptance of amendments)1

 

 

Note: The text of the Agreement was approved by the Inland Transport Committee of the Economic Commission for Europe on 1 May 1971, at its thirtieth session held at Geneva.  In accordance with a decision of the Committee at its thirty-first session, held at Geneva from 1 to 4 February 1971, the period during which the Agreement was open for signature (originally from 1 May 1971 to 30 April 1972) was extended to 31 December 1972 (doc. E/ECE/TRANS/568, paragraph 132).

Participant Signature   Ratification, Accession (a), Succession (d) 
Albania  6 Jun 2005 a 
Austria  15 Dec 1972  11 Aug 1981 
Azerbaijan 11 Jul 2011 a
Belarus  17 Dec 1974 a 
Belgium  28 Oct 1971  16 Nov 1988 
Bosnia and Herzegovina 12 Jan 1994 d 
Bulgaria  28 Dec 1978 a 
Cyprus 16 Aug 2016 a
Czech Republic 2 Jun 1993 d 
Denmark  2 May 1972  3 Nov 1986 
Estonia  30 Nov 1993 a 
Finland  22 Dec 1972  1 Apr 1985 
France  29 Dec 1972  16 Jan 1974 
Georgia  15 May 2001 a 
Germany 28 May 1971  3 Aug 1978 
Greece  18 Dec 1986 a 
Hungary  29 Dec 1972  16 Mar 1976 
Italy  7 Feb 1997 a 
Kazakhstan   7 Jun 2011 a
Latvia  20 Nov 2001 a 
Lithuania  31 Jan 1992 a 
Luxembourg  25 May 1971  25 Nov 1975 
Montenegro 23 Oct 2006 d 
Netherlands 8 Nov 2007 a
Poland  23 Aug 1984 a 
Republic of Moldova 27 Oct 2015 a
Romania  6 Oct 1972  9 Dec 1980 
Russian Federation  27 Sep 1974 a 
Serbia 12 Mar 2001 d 
Slovakia 28 May 1993 d 
Sweden  1 Feb 1972  25 Jul 1985 
Switzerland  31 Oct 1972  11 Dec 1991 
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 20 Dec 1999 d 
Ukraine  30 Dec 1974 a 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland  27 Oct 1971 

1 For additional information, including reservations, declarations and notes, please visit the UN Treaty Website: STATUS OF THE UNITED NATIONS AGREEMENTS AND CONVENTIONS