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B . Road Traffic
16 .111 Regulation No. 111. Uniform provisions concerning the approval of tank vehicles of categories N and O with regard to rollover stability
Geneva, 28 December 2000
Entry into force
28 December 2000, in accordance with article 1(4).
Registration :
28 December 2000, No. 4789
Status :
Parties :: See XI-B-16. 1
Text :
United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2131, p. 23; Depositary notification C.N.436.2000.TREATIES-4 of 28 June 2000 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/705; C.N.1079.2004.TREATIES-1 of 4 October 2004 and doc.  TRANS/WP.29/1029 (supplement 1 to the original) and C.N.260.2005.TREATIES-1 of 8 April 2005 (adoption).2
Contracting Parties applying Regulation No. 111 3
Participant 1
Application of regulation, Succession(d)
Australia 1
[28 Dec 2000 ]
28 Dec 2000
15 Apr 2002
28 Dec 2000
28 Dec 2000
Bosnia and Herzegovina
28 Dec 2000
28 Dec 2000
28 Dec 2000
Czech Republic
28 Dec 2000
28 Dec 2000
 5 Dec 2012
28 Dec 2000
European Union 4
28 Dec 2000
28 Dec 2000
28 Dec 2000
28 Dec 2000
28 Dec 2000
28 Dec 2000
28 Dec 2000
28 Dec 2000
28 Jan 2002
28 Dec 2000
 3 Feb 2006
Montenegro 5
23 Oct 2006 d
28 Dec 2000
28 Dec 2000
28 Dec 2000
28 Dec 2000
28 Dec 2000
Russian Federation
28 Dec 2000
San Marino
27 Nov 2015
28 Dec 2000
28 Dec 2000
28 Dec 2000
South Africa
18 Apr 2001
28 Dec 2000
28 Dec 2000
28 Dec 2000
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
28 Dec 2000
28 Dec 2000
28 Dec 2000
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
28 Dec 2000
End Note
1.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 Contrating Parties that notified their objection to draft Regulation No. 111, pursuant to article 1 (4); or declared the non-application of Regulation No. 111, pursuant to article 1(5):
Participant:Date of the notification:
Japan11 Dec 2000
Australia*26 Feb 2001
New Zealand**27 Nov 2001
Thailand2 Mar 2006

*The notification of cessation was accompanied by the following:
"[I]t had been the intention of the Government of Australia to notify its disagreement to [Regulation 111] when first circulated under [communication dated 28 June 2000] but [...] it was unable to do so before the 28 December 2000 deadline.
[It is] the intentiof the Government of Australia to cease applying [Regulation 111] in accordance with Article 1, paragraph 6 of the Agreement. [The Government of Australia] further notifies that during the twelve month notice period, Australia will not be in a position to apply [Regulation 111].  The Government of Australia regrets any inconvenience that may arise."
**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. See declaration made by New Zealand upon accession to the Agreement in chapter XI.B.16.
2. For additional references to the texts of the annexed regulations and their amendments, see doc. TRANS/WP.29/343 as updated annually.

3.Proposed by the Administrative Committee.
4.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.
5.See note 1 under "Montenegro" in the "Historical Information" section in the front matter of this volume.