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CHAPTER XI
TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS
B . Road Traffic
16 .107 Regulation No. 107. Uniform provisions concerning the approval of category M2 or M3 vehicles with regard to their general construction
Geneva, 18 June 1998
Entry into force
:
18 June 1998, in accordance with article 1(4).
Registration :
18 June 1998, No. 4789
Status :
Parties :: See XI-B-16. 1, 2
Text :
United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2020, p. 13; C.N.495.1997.treaties-120 OF 18 December 1997 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/597; C.N.409.1999.TREATIES-1 of 9 June 1999 (modifications); C.N.807.2001.TREATIES-1 of 21 August 2001 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/813 (supplement 1 to the original) and C.N.205.2002.TREATIES-2 of 6 March 2002 (adoption); C.N.117.2002.TREATIES-1 of 11 February 2002 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/837 (supplement 2 to the original) and C.N.921.2002.TREATIES-3 of 30 August 2002 (adoption); C.N.622.2002.TREATIES-2 of 10 June 2002 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/858 (supplement 3 to the original) and C.N.1163.2002.TREATIES-3 of 12 December 2002 (adoption); C.N.37.2003.TREATIES-1 of 17 January 2003 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/906 (modifications);  C.N.331.2003.TREATIES-1 of 30 April 2003 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/920 (supplement 4 to the original) and C.N.954.2003.TREATIES-2 of 30 October 2003 (adoption); C.N.121.2004.TREATIES-1 of 12 February 2004. and doc. TRANS/WP.29/988 (amendments series 01) and C.N.840.2004.TREATIES-2 of 13 August 2004 (adoption); C.N.578.2007.TREATIES-1 of 10 May 2007 and docs. TRANS/WP.29/2006/26 +  Amend.1;   ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2006/107 + Amend.1 (amendments to 02 series) and C.N.1091.2007.TREATIES-2 of 12 November 2007 (adoption); C.N.1229.2007.TREATIES-1 of 11 January 2008 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2007/84; ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2007/101 + amendments referred to in para. 52 of the report of the session (supplement 1 to amendments series 02) and C.N.502.2008.TREATIES-2 of 14 July 2008 (adoption); C.N.309.2008.TREATIES-1 of 15 April 2008 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2008/43 (supplement 2 to amendments series 02) and C.N.815.2008.TREATIES-3 of 30 October 2008 (adoption); C.N.41.2009.TREATIES-1 of 22 January 2009 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2008/98 + amendment referred to in para. 61 ofthe report (supplement 3 to amendments series 02) and C.N.447.2009.TREATIES-4 of 22 July 2009 (adoption); C.N.232.2009.TREATIES-2 of 24 April 2009 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2009/39 and Corr.1 (Supplement 4 to amendments series 02) and C.N.777.2009.TREATIES-6 of 27 October 2009 (adoption); C.N.233.2009.TREATIES-3 of 24 April 2009 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2009/40 + amendments referred to in para. 58 of the report of the session (Supplement 5 to amendments series 02) and C.N.775.2009.TREATIES-5 of 27 October 2009 (adoption); C.N.235.2009.TREATIES-4 of 30 April 2009 and doc.  ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2009/37 (modifications: French version only); C.N.252.2009.TREATIES-5 of 30 April 2009 and doc.  ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2009/38 (modifications: Russian version only); C.N.95.2010.TREATIES-2 of 19 February 2010 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2009/104 (Amendments series 03) and C.N.513.2010.TR-6 of 19 August 2010 (Adoption); C.N.125.2010.TREATIES-3 of 3 March 2010 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2009/102 (modifications); C.N.126.2010.TREATIES-4 of 3 March 2010 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2009/103 (modifications); C.N.292.2010.TREATIES-3 of 16 June 2010 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2010/39 (modifications); C.N.315.2010.TREATIES-4 of 16 June 2010 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2010/40 (supplement 6 to 02) (proposal of amendments) and C.N.740.2010.TREATIES-8 of 10 December 2010 (adoption); C.N.316.2010.TREATIES-5 of 9 June 2010 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2010/41 (supplement 1 to 03) (proposal of amendments) and C.N.739.2010.TREATIES-7 of 10 December 2010 (adoption); C.N.829.2010.TREATIES-10 of 23 December 2010 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2010/114 (supplement 7 of the 02 series of amendments) (proposal of amendments) and C.N.339.2011.TREATIES-4 of 23 June 2011 (adoption of amendments); C.N.162.2011.TREATIES-1 of 28 April 2011 (modification) and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2011/41 (Corrigendum 1 to Supplement 5 the 02 series of amendments); C.N.203.2011.TREATIES-2 of 28 April 2011 (proposal of amendments) and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2011/37 (04 series); C.N.204.2011.TREATIES-3 of 28 April 2011 (proposal of amendments) and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2011/36 (Supplement 2 to the 03 series of amendments) and C.N.731.2011.TREATIES-7 of 3 November 2011 (adoption); C.N.14.2012.TREATIES-2 of 27 January 2012 (Corrections); C.N.13.2012.TREATIES-1 of 27 January 2012 (Corrections); C.N.858.2011.TREATIES-8 of 26 January 2012  (proposal of amendments) and C.N.411.2012.TREATIES-XI.B.16.107 of 3 August 2012 (adoption of amendments); C.N.859.2011.TREATIES-9 of 26 January 2012  (proposal of amendments) and C.N.412.2012.TREATIES-XI.B.16.107 of 3 August 2012 (adoption of amendments); C.N.242.2012.TREATIES-XI.B.16.107 of 18 May 2012 (proposal of amendments) and C.N.667.2012.TREATIES-XI.B.16.107 of 26 November 2012 (adoption); C.N.254.2012.TREATIES-XI-B-16-107 of 18 May 2012 (corrections); C.N.1002.2013.TREATIES-IX.B.16.107 of 10 December 2013 (proposal of amendments); C.N.1003.2013.TREATIES-IX.B.16.107 of 10 December 2013 (proposal of amendments); C.N.1004.2013.TREATIES-IX.B.16.107 of 10 December 2013 (proposal of amendments); C.N.174.2014.TREATIES-XI.B.16.107 of 9 April 2014 (proposal of amendments).3
Contracting Parties applying Regulation No. 107 4
Participant 2
Application of regulation, Succession(d)
Austria
18 Jun 1998
Azerbaijan
15 Apr 2002
Belarus
18 Jun 1998
Belgium
18 Jun 1998
Bosnia and Herzegovina
18 Jun 1998
Croatia
18 Jun 1998
Czech Republic
18 Jun 1998
Denmark 1
[18 Jun 1998 ]
Egypt
 5 Dec 2012
Estonia
18 Jun 1998
European Union
21 Dec 2006
Finland
18 Jun 1998
France
18 Jun 1998
Germany 5
18 Jun 1998
Greece
18 Jun 1998
Hungary
18 Jun 1998
Italy
18 Jun 1998
Latvia
19 Nov 1998
Lithuania
28 Feb 2002
Luxembourg
18 Jun 1998
Malaysia
 3 Feb 2006
Montenegro 6
23 Oct 2006 d
Netherlands
18 Jun 1998
Norway
18 Jun 1998
Poland
18 Jun 1998
Portugal
18 Jun 1998
Romania
18 Jun 1998
Russian Federation
18 Jun 1998
Serbia
18 Jun 1998
Slovakia
18 Jun 1998
Slovenia
18 Jun 1998
Spain 1
18 Jun 1998
Sweden
18 Jun 1998
Switzerland
18 Jun 1998
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
18 Jun 1998
Turkey
18 Jun 1998
Ukraine
21 Jan 2010
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 5
16 Jun 1998
End Note
1.Contracting Parties having notified, pursuant to the provisions of article 1 (6) of the Agreement, as amended, their intention to cease to apply regulation No. 107, with effect from the date indicated below:

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Participant:Date of effect of the cessation of applicatíon:
Spain (termination of application of approval B only)28 Sep 1999
Denmark8 Feb 2000

2.The Regulation enters into force for all Contracting Parties to the Agreement which did not notify their disagreement thereto, in accordance with 1 (4). The date listed under " Application of regulation " reflects the date of the entry into force of the Regulation for those States parties to the Agreement, at the time of the entry into force of the Regulation, which did not notify their disagreement thereto, in accordance with article 1(4) of the Agreement.

States parties to the Agreement not applying the Regulation may, at any time, notify the Secretary-General that they intend to apply it, and the Regulation will then enter into force for such States on the sixtieth day after such notification, in accordance with article 1(7) of the Agreement.  For these States, the date listed under " Application of regulation " is the date of deposit of the notification.

States that become parties to the Agreement subsequent to the entry into force of the Regulation, which do not notify their disagreement thereto, apply the Regulation as from the date of entry into force of the Agreement for such States.  In these cases, the date listed under " Application of regulation " reflects the date of deposit of the instrument of accession to the Agreement.

Following is the list of Contracting Parties that notified their objection to draft Regulation No. 107, pursuant to article 1 (4); or declared the non-application of Regulation No. 107, pursuant to article 1(5):

2

Participant:Date of the notification:
Japan*25 Sep 1998
Bulgaria**22 Nov 1999
Australia***25 Feb 2000
Ukraine****1 May 2000
South Africa*****18 Apr 2001
New Zealand******27 Nov 2001
Thailand2 Mar 200


*See declaration made by Japan upon accession to the Agreement in chapter XI.B.16.

**In a note accompanying the instrument of accession, the Government of Bulgaria notified its intention to apply certain Regulations annexedhe Agreement.  By notifying the application of certain Regulations, the Government of Bulgaria implicitly notified the non-application of those Regulations not specified, in accordance with article 1(5) of the Agreement. See declaration made by Bulgaria upon accession to the Agreement in XI.B.16.

***See declaration made by Australia upon accession to the Agreement in chapter XI.B.16.

****See declaration made by Ukraine upon accession to the Agreement in chapter XI.B.16.

*****See declaration made by South Africa upon accession to the Agreement in chapter XI.B.16.

******In a communication received on 18 January 2002, the Government of New Zealand, in connection with its accession to the Agreement, clarified its intention to apply certain Regulations annexed to the Agreement.  By notifying the application of certain Regulations, the Government of New Zealand implicitly notified the non-application of those Regulations not specified, in accordance with article 1(5) of the Agreement.

3.For additional references to the texts of the annexed regulations and their amendments, see doc. TRANS/WP.29/343 as updated annually.
4.Proposed by the Administrative Committee.
5.Notifications of decisions to apply Approval  A or B, in accordance with article 1.1 of Regulation No. 107:

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Participant:Date of notification:Choice of approval:
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland16 Jun 1998Approval B only
Germany18 Jun 1998Approval A only

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