.The Government of Switzerland declared that it intended to apply Regulation No. 40 as from 1 April 1983. Subsequently, in a notification received on 23 October 1986, the Government of Switzerland informed the Secretary-General it would no longer apply regulation No. 40 as from 30 September 1987.
.On 30 July 1987, the Government of Austria notified the Secretary-General that it intends to cease to apply Regulation No. 40 as from 30 July 1988.
.For additional references to the texts of the annexed regulations and their amendments, see doc. TRANS/WP.29/343 as up-dated annually.
.For technical reasons and in order to align this chapter with all others in the publication, the date indicated is no longer the date of effect of the regulation for the Contracting Party, but the date of receipt of the notification of application by the Secretary-General.
.The former Yugoslavia applied Regulation No. 40 as from 4 December 1987. See also note 1 under “Bosnia and Herzegovina”, “Croatia”, “former Yugoslavia”, “Slovenia”, “The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia” and “Yugoslavia” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
.Czechoslovakia applied Regulation No. 40 as from 18 September 1982. See also note 1 under “Czech Republic” and note 1 under “Slovakia” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
.Contracting State having proposed the Regulation and date of entry into force of the Regulation for that State in accordance with article 1 (3).
.The German Democratic Republic applied Regulation No. 40 as from 6 May 1984.
With regard to the above, the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany in a communication received on 14 January 1991, informed the Secretary-General of the following:
- [Regulation No. 40 which had] been applied by both the Federal Republic of Germany and the German Democratic Republic shall continue to apply...
The notification further states that it “. . . does not constitute a general statement of position by the Federal Republic of Germany on the question of state succession in relation to treaties.”
See also note 2 under “Germany” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
.See note 1 under "Montenegro" in the "Historical Information" section in the front matter of this volume.