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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 

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


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