Multilateral agreements

List of Bilateral and Multilateral Agreements

Procedures to be followed for the communication of multilateral agreements concluded in accordance with Section 1.5.1 of ADR       

 

 

1) The initiating country contacts the secretariat and informs it of its intention to initiate a multilateral agreement, the draft of which it transmits by e-mail or by mail.  
2) The secretariat registers the title of the draft agreement and assigns it a serial number which it communicates immediately to the initiating country.  
3) The initiating country includes the serial number in the heading of the draft agreement (e.g. "Multilateral agreement M252") and then proposes it to the other Contracting Parties to ADR.  
4) As soon as the initiating country has reached agreement with the parties concerned on the final version of the clauses of the multilateral agreement, it transmits its signed copy to the secretariat in hard copy and electronically and transmits unsigned copies to the other Contracting Parties to ADR.  
5) Each signatory country returns its signed copy to the initiating country and transmits a signed copy to the secretariat.  
6) As soon as the secretariat receives the copy signed by a second signatory, the agreement is entered in a database which may be consulted on e-mail/Internet.  
7) Each Contracting Party which revokes an agreement shall immediately so inform the secretariat.  
8)

The final clause of a multilateral agreement should be worded as follows:
"This agreement shall be valid until (...)a for the carriage on the territories of those ADR Contracting Parties signatory to this agreement. If it is revoked before then by one of the signatories, it shall remain valid until the above mentioned date only for carriage on the territories of those ADR Contracting Parties signatory to this agreement which have not revoked it. (date ...)b The competent authority for ADR of ... ... (Signature)".

 
9) Where a signatory country signs a multilateral agreement with reservations regarding its application, these reservations shall be expressly mentioned in the copy which it transmits to the secretariat.  
 
Notes
a) Date of expiry of the multilateral agreement which must be indicated by the initiating country in the final version it transmits to the secretariat and to the other Contracting Parties in accordance with paragraph (4) above. This date of expiry must correspond to a maximum period of validity of five years as from the date of signature by the initiating country.  
b) Date of signature for each country concerned.
 

 

 
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Bilateral agreements

3582 Use of Dutch in transport documents


LIST OF MULTILATERAL AGREEMENTS WITH LIST OF COUNTRIES AND DATES


List of Multilateral agreements expired between 2007 and 2 August 2020


M85 Use of the Scandinavian languages in transport documents

COUNTRYSIGNEDREVOKED
Norway15/12/1998
Denmark1/02/1999
Sweden15/02/1999

Date of Expiry: Until revoked by one of the Contracting Parties
View M85 in English.


M178 Language of the particulars to be entered in the transport document

COUNTRYSIGNEDREVOKED
Portugal13/02/2006
Spain1/03/2006

Date of Expiry: Until revoked by one of the Contracting Parties
View M178 in English


M241 Use of equipment for tanks

Circulated by Germany on 16 June 2016


M288 Carriage of UN 1361 CARBON, packing group III and UN 3088 SELF-HEATING SOLID, ORGANIC, N.O.S. packing group III (Initiated by Germany)


M298 Carriage of unground hard coal, coke and anthracite (Reserved Germany)


M300 Transport document in sale delivery operations 

COUNTRYSIGNEDREVOKED
Portugal29/06/2016
Spain11/07/2016
Italy22/05/2017
Poland6/02/2020

Date of Expiry: 12 May 2021

View agreement in English (version corrected on 21 January 2020), in Spanish


M301 Periodic inspection of some steel cylinders intended for the carriage of liquefied petroleum gas (UN 1965)

COUNTRYSIGNEDREVOKED
France20/07/2016
Belgium15/02/2017
Denmark31/07/2017

Date of Expiry: 1 January 2022

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M304 Concerning the number of trailers in a transport unit

COUNTRYSIGNEDREVOKED
Sweden9/12/2016
Spain30/01/2017
Finland31/03/2017
Denmark25/04/2018
Norway03/01/2019

Date of expiry: 17 December 2021

View explanatory letter and agreement in English

View agreement in Spanish


M308 Periodic inspection of LPG welded steel cylinders

COUNTRYSIGNEDREVOKED
Italy7/11/2017
France14/12/2017

Date of expiry: 1 January 2023

View explanatory letter in English

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M310 Transport of UN 2672 ammonia solution in rigid and composite IBCs

COUNTRYSIGNEDREVOKED
Ireland25/01/2018
United Kingdom26/01/2018
Italy28/03/2018

Date of expiry: 1 February 2022 (corrected)

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M311 Placarding of containers used exclusively in a road transport operation

COUNTRYSIGNEDREVOKED
Portugal26/02/2018
Spain26/03/2018

Date of expiry: 1 January 2023

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M313 Carriage of explosive substances and articles belonging to the Armed Forces set to be destroyed

COUNTRYSIGNEDREVOKED
Sweden2/07/2018
Germany2/08/2018
United Kingdom5/07/2018
Netherlands26/09/2018
France27/02/2019
Norway19/06/2019
Italy12/09/2019
Denmark29/11/2019
Austria3/01/2020
Finland (excluding the Åland Islands)20/01/2020
Luxembourg18/06/2020

Date of expiry: 15 June 2023

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M315 Carriage of waste contaminated with viruses causing haemorrhagic fever

COUNTRYSIGNEDREVOKED
Belgium30/11/2018
Germany12/12/2018
Switzerland07/01/2019
Luxembourg06/02/2019
Netherlands19/03/2019
Austria4/07/2019
Spain8/07/2019

Date of expiry: 31 December 2023

View agreement in French


M316 Working pressure of composite cylinders intended for the carriage of hydrogen (UN 1049) 

COUNTRYSIGNEDREVOKED
France15/03/2019
Belgium30/04/2019

Date of expiry:1 January 2024

View letter and agreement in English


M317 Medical waste of Category A

COUNTRYSIGNEDREVOKED
United Kingdom11/03/2019
Sweden29/03/2019
Spain23/03/2020
Ireland24/03/2020

Date of expiry: 31 December 2020

View letter and agreement in English (reissued), in Spanish


M318 Carriage of pressure receptacles authorized by the United States of America Department of Transportation in relation to 1.1.4.2 

COUNTRYSIGNEDREVOKED
United Kingdom18/04/2019
France29/04/2019
Sweden17/05/2019
Germany20/05/2019
Ireland29/05/2019
Switzerland29/05/2019
Austria5/06/2019
Netherlands14/06/2019
Poland22/08/2019
Italy12/09/2019
Denmark15/11/2019
Lithuania5/12/2019
Latvia13/01/2020
Luxembourg29/01/2020
Finland25/05/2020

Date of expiry: 1 June 2023

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M319 Multiple marking of packagings, IBCs and large packagings

COUNTRYSIGNEDREVOKED
Germany26/04/2019
Ireland23/07/2019
Switzerland30/07/2019
France30/07/2019
Luxembourg29/01/2020

Date of expiry: 1 January 2021

View letter and agreement in English, in Italian, in German


M320 Carriage of UN 1965 in fixed tanks (tank-vehicles)

COUNTRYSIGNEDREVOKED
Norway14/05/2019
Sweden29/05/2019
Denmark29/11/2019

Date of Expiry: For application from 1 June 2019 up to 31 May 2024

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View agreement in English


M321 Carriage of UN No. 3316 Chemical kit or First aid kit in relation to special provisions 671 and 251 and 1.1.3.6

COUNTRYSIGNEDREVOKED
United Kingdom17/06/2019
Sweden27/06/2019
Germany5/07/2019
Poland31/07/2019
Switzerland30/07/2019
Ireland16/09/2019
Luxembourg29/01/2020

Date of expiry: 1 January 2021

View explanatory letter in English
View agreement in English , in Italian, in German


M322 Carriage of UN Nos. 0335 and 0336 fireworks

COUNTRYSIGNEDREVOKED
United Kingdom14/06/2019
Norway20/06/2019
Czech Republic12/09/2019

Date of expiry: 20 August 2024

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View agreement in English


M323 - Carriage of cobalt dihydroxide in flexible intermediate bulk containers 

COUNTRYSIGNEDREVOKED
Belgium2/04/2020
France2/07/2020

Date of expiry: 2 April 2022

View proposed agreement in English


M324 - Driver training certificates in accordance with 8.2.2.8.2 of ADR and safety adviser certificates in accordance with 1.8.3.7 of ADR

COUNTRYSIGNEDREVOKED
Luxembourg18/03/2020
Germany18/03/2020
Austria19/03/2020
Norway19/03/2020
France19/03/2020
Ireland19/03/2020
San Marino19/03/2020
Netherlands20/03/2020
Czechia20/03/2020
Switzerland20/03/2020
United Kingdom20/03/2020
Slovenia20/03/2020
Spain23/03/2020
Slovakia23/03/2020
Greece23/03/2020
Belgium24/03/2020
Italy24/03/2020
Latvia25/03/2020
Hungary25/03/2020
Romania25/03/2020
Bulgaria25/03/2020
Sweden25/03/2020
Andorra25/03/2020
Poland26/03/2020
Portugal30/03/2020
Croatia30/03/2020
Finland30/03/2020
Denmark31/03/2020
Lithuania02/04/2020
Turkey07/04/2020
Serbia21/04/2020
Russian Federation23/04/2020
Republic of North Macedonia8/06/2020

Date of expiry: 1 December 2020

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M325 - Periodic or intermediate inspections of tanks in accordance with 6.8.2.4.2, 6.8.2.4.3, 6.8.3.4.6, 6.8.3.4.12, 6.9.5.2 and 6.10.4 of ADR, and certificate of approval for vehicles in accordance with 9.1.3.4 of ADR

COUNTRYSIGNEDREVOKED
Luxembourg19/03/2020
Norway19/03/2020
France20/03/2020
Germany20/03/2020
Austria20/03/2020
Spain23/03/2020
Switzerland23/03/2020
Slovakia23/03/2020
Greece23/03/2020
Slovenia23/03/2020
Belgium24/03/2020
San Marino24/03/2020
Italy24/03/2020
Hungary25/03/2020
Sweden25/03/2020
Andorra25/03/2020
Czechia26/03/2020
Portugal30/03/2020
Netherlands30/03/2020
Ireland30/03/2020
Finland30/03/2020
Romania31/03/2020
Lithuania02/04/2020
Turkey09/04/2020
Serbia21/04/2020

Date of expiry: 1 September 2020

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M326 - Periodic inspection and test of pressure receptacles for the carriage of gases of Class 2

COUNTRYSIGNEDREVOKED
France27/03/2020
Germany30/03/2020
Luxembourg30/03/2020
Italy31/03/2020
United Kingdom31/03/202031/07/2020
Netherlands31/03/2020
San Marino31/03/2020
Sweden01/04/2020
Spain02/04/2020
Hungary02/04/2020
Belgium02/04/2020
Ireland06/04/2020
Poland08/04/2020
Norway08/04/2020
Portugal09/04/2020
Finland14/04/2020
Romania23/04/2020
Serbia1/06/2020

Date of expiry: 31 August 2020

View proposed agreement in French, in English


M327 - Periodic or intermediate inspections of portable tanks and UN multiple-element gas containers (MEGCs) in accordance with 6.7.2.19.2, 6.7.3.15.2, 6.7.4.14.2 and 6.7.5.12.2 of ADR

COUNTRYSIGNEDREVOKED
Germany27/03/2020
Norway27/03/2020
Luxembourg30/03/2020
Italy31/03/2020
Switzerland31/03/2020
Netherlands31/03/2020
San Marino31/03/2020
Sweden01/04/2020
Spain02/04/2020
Hungary02/04/2020
Belgium02/04/2020
Poland06/04/2020
Slovakia08/04/2020
Portugal09/04/2020
Finland14/04/2020
Ireland13/05/2020
Serbia1/06/2020

Date of expiry: 1 September 2020

View proposed agreement in English (reissued), in German


M328 -  Carriage of hydroalcoholic gels and solutions

COUNTRYSIGNEDREVOKED
Luxembourg15/04/2020
France16/04/2020
Belgium23/04/2020
Ireland28/04/2020
Switzerland6/05/2020
Denmark11/05/2020

Date of expiry: 31 August 2020

View proposed agreement in English and French


M329 Carriage of certain wastes containing dangerous goods (Reserved Austria)



LIST OF BILATERAL AGREEMENTS


3582 Use of Dutch language for the particulars to be entered in the transport document  

COUNTRYSIGNEDREVOKED 
Netherlands11/03/2009
Belgium20/03/2009


View bilateral agreement 3582 in Dutch , in French