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CHAPTER XI
TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS
B . Road Traffic
12 . Convention on the Taxation of Road Vehicles engaged in International Goods Transport
Geneva, 14 December 1956
Entry into force
:
29 August 1962, in accordance with article 5.
Registration :
29 August 1962, No. 6292
Status :
Signatories : 5. Parties : 20
Text :
United Nations,  Treaty Series , vol. 436, p. 115.
Participant
Signature
Definitive signature(s), Ratification, Accession(a), Succession(d)
Austria
14 Dec 1956
 7 Apr 1960
Bosnia and Herzegovina 1
  12 Jan 1994 d
Cuba
  14 Feb 1966 a
Czech Republic 2
   2 Jun 1993 d
Denmark
   9 Feb 1968 a
Finland
  11 Jan 1967 a
Ghana
  29 Aug 1962 a
Ireland
  31 May 1962 a
Latvia
  14 May 1997 a
Luxembourg
20 Feb 1957
28 May 1965
Montenegro 3
  23 Oct 2006 d
Morocco
  29 Aug 1962 a
Netherlands 4
15 May 1957
 1 Aug 1986
Norway
  17 May 1957 s
Poland
14 Dec 1956
 4 Sep 1969
Serbia 1
  12 Mar 2001 d
Slovakia 2
  28 May 1993 d
Sweden
14 Dec 1956
16 Jan 1958
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
   6 Aug 1969 a
Uzbekistan
  22 Oct 1998 a
Declarations and Reservations
(Unless otherwise indicated, the declarations and reservations were made
upon definitive signature, ratification, accession or succession.)
Cuba
       In accordance with article 10 of this Convention, the Republic of Cuba does not consider itself as bound by the provisions of article 9; instead, it will at all times be prepared to settle any dispute that may arise concerning the interpretation or application of one or more operative parts of this Convention by diplomatic negotiation with the dissenting party or parties.

Czech Republic 2

Morocco
       If the point of departure and the destination of vehicles en- gaged in transport are both in Moroccan territory, those vehicles shall not enjoy the privileges granted under the said Convention.  [See paragraph 2 of article 3 of the Convention.]

Poland 5

Slovakia 2

Territorial Application
Participant
Date of receipt of the notification
Territories
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 24 Feb 1970 Isle of Man
End Note
1.The former Yugoslavia had acceeded to the Convention on 29 May 1959. 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.
2.Czechoslovakia had acceded to the Convention on 2 July 1962, with a reservation. For the text of the reservation, see United Nations, Treaty Series , vol. 436, p. 116. See also note 1 under “Czech Republic” and note 1 under “Slovakia” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
3.See note 1 under "Montenegro" in the "Historical Information" section in the front matter of this volume.
4.For the Kingdom in Europe.
5.On 16 October 1997, the Government of Poland notified the Secretary-General that it had decided to withdraw its reservation with regard to article 9, paragraphs 2 and 3 of the Convention made upon ratification. For the text of the reservation see United Nations, Treaty Series , vol. 689, p. 365.