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Legal instruments in the field of transport

Protocol on Road Signs and Signals
Geneva, 19 September 1949
Entry into force:20 December 1953, in accordance with article 58.
Registration:20 December 1953, No. 1671.
Status:Signatories: 14 ,Parties: 39.
Text:United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 182, p. 229, and vol. 514, p. 254
  
Note: The Convention was prepared and opened for signature by the United Nations Conference on Road and Motor Transport held at Geneva from 23 August to 19 September 1949. It was convened by the Secretary-General of the United Nations pursuant to resolution 147 B (VII) of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, adopted on 28 August 1948. The Conference also prepared and opened for signature the Protocol concerning countries or territories at present occupied and the Protocol on Road Signs and Signals and reached certain other decisions which are recorded in the Final Act of the Conference. For the text of the said Final Act, see United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 125, p. 3.
Participant Signature   Ratification, Accession (a), Succession (d) 
Austria  19 Sep 1949  2 Nov 1955 
Belgium  19 Sep 1949  23 Apr 1954 
Bulgaria  13 Feb 1963 a 
Burkina Faso 31 August 2009 a 
Cambodia  14 Mar 1956 a 
Cuba  1 Oct 1952 a 
Czech Republic 2 Jun 1993 d 
Denmark  19 Sep 1949  1 Jul 1959 
Dominican Republic  15 Aug 1957 a 
Ecuador  26 Sep 1962 a 
Egypt  19 Sep 1949  28 May 1957 
Finland  24 Sep 1958 a 
France  19 Sep 1949  18 Aug 1954 
Greece  1 Jul 1952 a 
Haiti  12 Feb 1958 a 
Holy See  1 Oct 1956 a 
Hungary  30 Jul 1962 a 
India  29 Dec 1949 
Israel  19 Sep 1949 
Italy  19 Sep 1949  15 Dec 1952 
Kyrgyzstan  22 Mar 1994 a 
Lebanon  19 Sep 1949 
Luxembourg  19 Sep 1949  17 Oct 1952 
Monaco  25 Sep 1951 a 
Montenegro 23 Oct 2006 d 
Netherlands 19 Sep 1949  19 Sep 1952 
Niger  5 Mar 1968 a 
Norway  19 Sep 1949 
Poland  29 Oct 1958 a 
Portugal  15 Feb 1957 a 
Romania  26 Jan 1961 a 
Russian Federation  17 Aug 1959 a 
Rwanda  5 Aug 1964 d 
San Marino  19 Mar 1962 a 
Senegal  13 Jul 1962 a 
Serbia 12 Mar 2001 d 
Slovakia 28 May 1993 d 
Spain  13 Feb 1958 a 
Sweden  19 Sep 1949  25 Feb 1952 
Switzerland  19 Sep 1949 
Thailand  15 Aug 1962 a 
Tunisia  8 Nov 1957 a 
Uganda  15 Apr 1965 a 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland  16 May 1969 a 

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