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Amendments to the TIR Convention, 1975 Entry into force

8 March 2001

On 12 February 2001, the Secretary-General of the United Nations has issued the following Depositary Notifications:

Depositary Notification C.N.36.2001.TREATIES-1

Amendment proposals adopted by the TIR Administrative Committee (29. session, Geneva, 19 and 20 October 2001) comprising all amendment proposals prepared under Phase II of the TIR revision process
(TRANS/WP.30/AC.2/59, annex 3).

These amendments will come into force 3 months after the expiry of a period of 12 months following the date of issuance of the Depositary Notification during which no objection to the proposed amendments have been raised, i.e. on 12 May 2002.

Interpretations (comments) to the proposed amendments and to other related provisions in the TIR Convention, as adopted by the UN/ECE Working Party WP.30, are contained in TRANS/WP.30/AC.2/59, annex 5.

Depositary Notification C.N.37.2001.TREATIES-2

Amendment proposals adopted by the TIR Administrative Committee (29. session, Geneva, 19 and 20 October 2000) relating to amendments on vehicles with sliding sheets and to Article 3 of the Convention
(TRANS/WP.30/AC.2/59, annex 4).

The amendments with regard to vehicles with sliding sheets will come into force 1 month after the expiry of a period of 3 months following the date of issuance of the Depositary Notification during which no objection to the proposed amendments have been raised, i.e. on 12 June 2001.

The amendments with regard to Article 3 of the Convention will come into force 3 months after the expiry of a period of 12 months following the date of issuance of the Depositary Notification during which no objection to the proposed amendments have been raised, i.e. on 12 May 2002.