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CHAPTER XI
TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS
B . Road Traffic
13 . Convention on the Taxation of Road Vehicles Engaged in International Passenger Transport
Geneva, 14 December 1956
Entry into force
:
29 August 1962, in accordance with article 5(2).
Registration :
29 August 1962, No. 6293
Status :
Signatories : 6. Parties : 20
Text :
United Nations,  Treaty Series , vol. 436, p. 131.
Participant
Signature
Accession(a), Succession(d), Ratification, Definitive signature(s)
Albania
  14 Oct 2008 a
Austria
14 Dec 1956
 7 Apr 1960
Bosnia and Herzegovina 1
  12 Jan 1994 d
Cuba
  16 Sep 1965 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
Netherlands 4
15 May 1957
 1 Aug 1986
Norway
  17 May 1957 s
Poland
14 Dec 1956
 4 Sep 1969
Romania
  19 Feb 1968 a
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
17 May 1957
15 Jan 1963
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

Poland 5

Romania
       Reservation:
       The Socialist Republic of Romania does not consider itself bound by the provisions of article 9, paragraphs 2 and 3, of the Convention. The position of the Socialist Republic of Romania is that a dispute concerning the interpretation or application of the Convention can be submitted to arbitration only with the consent of all parties in dispute.
       Declaration:
       The Council of State of the Socialist Republic of Romania considers that the maintenance of the state of dependence of certain territories to which the provisions of article 8 of the Convention apply is not in accordance with the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 14 December 1960 in resolution 1514 (XV), which proclaims the need to put an end to colonialism in all its forms and manifestations immediately and unconditionally.

Slovakia 2

Territorial Application
Participant
Date of receipt of the notification
Territories
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 15 Jan 1963 Isle of Man and Bailiwick of Jersey
  6 Jun 1963 Gibraltar
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. 132. 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.