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B . Road Traffic
16 .10 Regulation No. 10. Uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicles with regard to electromagnetic compatibility
Geneva, 1 April 1969
Entry into force
1 April 1969, in accordance with article 1(5).
Registration :
1 April 1969, No. 4789
Status :
Parties : 36
Text :
United Nations,  Treaty Series , vol. 667, p. 316, and doc. E/ECE/324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Add.9/Rev.1 (revised text incorporating amendments series 01); vol. 1989, p. 528 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/521 (amendments series 02); depositary notification C.N.257.1998.TREATIES-62 of 4 August 1998 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/613 (supplement 1 to amendments series 02); C.N. 264.1998 TREATIES-59 of 17 July 1998 (procès-verbal concerning modifications); C.N.1232.1999.TREATIES-1 of 21 January 2000 and doc.TRANS/WP.29/693 (modifications); C.N.104.2004.TREATIES-1 of 12 February 2004 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/960 (supplement 2 to the 02 series) and C.N.819.2004.TREATIES-2 of 13 August 2004 (adoption); C.N.1178.2007.TREATIES-1 of 11 January 2008 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2007/60 + amendments referred to in para.44 of the report of the session (series 03) and C.N.481.2008.TREATIES-01 of 14 July 2008 (adoption); C.N.283.2010.1 of 16 June 2010 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2010/10 and 2010/57 (modifications); C.N.298.2010.TREATIES-2 of 9 June 2010 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2010/11 (supplement 1 to 03) (proposal of amendments) and C.N.715.2010.TREATIES-2 (adoption); C.N.194.2011.TREATIES-1 of 28 April 2011 (proposal of amendments) and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2011/8, as amended by paragraph 53 of the report -- ECE/TRANS/WP.29/1089 --,  (04 series) and C.N.723.2011.TREATIES-4 of 3 November 2011 (adoption); C.N.678.2011.TREATIES-3 of 5 January 2012 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2011/83 (modifications); C.N.793.2011.TREATIES-5 of 26 January 2012  (proposal of amendments) and C.N.438.2012.TREATIES-XI.B.16.10 of 3 August 2012 (adoption of amendments); C.N.11.2013.TREATIES-XI.B.16.10 of 15 January 2013 (proposal of amendments) and C.N.440.2013.TREATIES-XI.B.16.10 of 24 July 2013 (adoption); C.N.160.2014.TREATIES-XI.B.16.10 of 9 April 2014 (proposal of amendments).1
Contracting Parties applying Regulation No. 10 2
Application of regulation, Succession(d)
 6 Sep 2011
 3 May 1995
 7 Jan 1976
Bosnia and Herzegovina 3
28 Sep 1998 d
Croatia 3
17 Mar 1994 d
Czech Republic 4
 2 Jun 1993 d
23 Jan 1978
 5 Dec 2012
26 May 1999
European Union 5
23 Jan 1998
20 Jun 1977
France 6
 1 Apr 1969
Germany 7
25 Mar 1970
 4 Oct 1995
19 Aug 1976
28 Oct 1975
16 Jun 2011
19 Nov 1998
28 Jan 2002
 2 Aug 1983
Montenegro 8
23 Oct 2006 d
23 Nov 1973
23 Dec 1987
14 Sep 1992
23 Dec 1976
Russian Federation
19 Dec 1986
Serbia 3
12 Mar 2001 d
Slovakia 4
28 May 1993 d
Slovenia 3
 3 Nov 1992 d
22 Dec 1970
 7 Jul 1971
16 Dec 2010
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 3
 1 Apr 1998 d
16 Jan 2001
 9 Aug 2002
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 6
 1 Apr 1969
End Note
1.For additional references to the texts of the annexed regulations and their amendments, see doc. TRANS/WP.29/343 as up-dated annually.
2.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.
3.The former Yugoslavia applied Regulation No. 10 as from 22 February 1973. 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.
4.Czechoslovakia applied Regulation No. 10 as from 15 July 1969. See also note 1 under “Czech Republic” and note 1 under “Slovakia” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.See also note 1 under “Czech Republic” and note 1 under “Slovakia” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
5.In a letter dated 29 July 1998, the European Community informed the Secretary-General of the following:

"The accession of the EC has the effect that the [...] regulations adhered to are not (in cases where a Member State already applied a regulation: no longer) applied by Member States by virtue of their status as Contracting Parties to the Agreement but exclusively in their capacity as Member States of the Contracting Party European Community. Thus, the 14 Member States already Contracting Parties themselves, now apply all [these] regulations by virtue of the EC's accession."

... By the EC accession, Ireland has not become a Contracting Party. Only the EC has become a Contracting Party. Ireland being a Member State of this Contracting Party applies the [...] regulations [adhered to by the EC] by virtue of the EC's accession.

It will be recalled that, as at 29 July 1999, States Members of the EC are: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

6.Contracting State having proposed the Regulation and date of entry into force of the Regulation for that State in accordance with article 1 (3).
7.The German Democratic Republic applied Regulation No. 10 as from 26 September 1977.

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,  inter alia , of the following:

- [Regulation No. 10 which has] 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.

8.See note 1 under "Montenegro" in the "Historical Information" section in the front matter of this volume.