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CHAPTER XI
TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS
B . Road Traffic
16 .19 Regulation No. 19. Uniform provisions concerning the approval of power-driven vehicle front fog lamps
Geneva, 1 March 1971
Entry into force
:
1 March 1971, in accordance with article 1(5).
Registration :
1 March 1971, No. 4789
Status :
Parties : 37
Text :
United Nations,  Treaty Series , vol. 768, p. 314, and vol. 926, p. 99 (amendments series 01);1 and vol. 1504, p. 384 and doc. TRANS/SC1/WP29/187 (amendments series 02); vol. 1525, p. 233 and doc. TRANS/SC1/WP29/187/Corr.1 (supplement 1 to amendments series 02); depositary notification C.N.224.1989.TREATIES-35 of 29 September 1989 and doc. TRANS/SC1/WP29/235 (supplement 2 to amendments series 02); vol. 1584, p. 422 and doc. TRANS/SC1/WP29/256 (supplement 3 to amendments series 02); vol. 1693, p. 92 and docs. TRANS/SC1/WP29/304 and 306 (supplement 4 to amendments series 02); C.N.349.1994.TREATIES-48 of 16 January 1995 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/411 (supplement 5 to amendments series 02); vol. 1884, p. 453 (rectifications); C.N.209.1995.TREATIES-38 of 4 August 1995 (procès-verbal concerning modifications); vol. 1962, p. 413 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/494 (supplement 6 to amendments series 02); vol. 2013, p. 518 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/568 (supplement 7 to amendments series 02); C.N.261.1998.TREATIES-66 of 6 August 1998 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/616 (supplement 8 to amendments series 02); C.N.837.1999.TREATIES-2 of 23 September 1999 (supplement 9 to amendments series 02); C.N.1300.2005.TREATIES-1 of 4 January 2006 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/2005/63 (supplement 10 to  amendments series 02) and C.N.522.2006.TREATIES-2 of 10 July 2006 (adoption); C.N.290.2006.TREATIES-1 of 10 April 2006 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2006/11+ Amend.1 (supplement 11 to  amendments series 02) and C.N.863.2006.TREATIES-2 of 25 October 2006 (adoption); C.N.1167.2006.TREATIES-1 of 11 December 2006 and  doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2006/80 (supplement 12 to amendments series 02) and C.N.685.2007.TREATIES-1 of 6 July 2007 (adoption); C.N.776.2007.TREATIES-1 of 2 August 2007 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2007/50 (modifications); C.N.1211.2007.TREATIES-1 of 11 January 2008 and  doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2007/61 (Supplement 13 to amendments series 02) and C.N.484.2008.TREATIES-3 of 14 July 2008 (adoption); C.N.1212.2007.TREATIES-2 of 11 January 2008 and  doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2007/62 (amendments series 03) and C.N.485.2008.TREATIES-4 of 14 July 2008 (adoption); C.N.246.2008.TREATIES-1 of 8 April 2008 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2008/13 (modifications); C.N.286.2008.TREATIES-1 of 15 April 2008 and  doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2008/50 (Supplement 14 to amendments series 02) and C.N.789.2008.TREATIES-5 of 28 October 2008 (adoption); C.N.287.2008.TREATIES-2 of 15 April 2008 and  doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2008/14 (Supplement 1 to amendments series 03) and C.N.790.2008.TREATIES-6 of 28 October 2008 (adoption); C.N.6.2009.TREATIES-1 of 15 January 2009 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2008/83 + amendment referred to in para. 55 of the report (modifications); C.N.266.2009.TREATIES-1 of 30 April 2009 and doc.  ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2009/16 (modifications); C.N.80.2010.TREATIES-1 of 19 February 2010 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2009/85 (Supplement 2 to amendments series 03) and C.N.501.2010.TR-3 of 19 August 2010 (Adoption); C.N.120.2010.TREATIES-2 of 3 March 2010 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2009/84 (modifications); C.N.285.2010.TREATIES-2 of 16 June 2010 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2010/12 (modifications); C.N.330.2010.TREATIES-3 of 9 June 2010 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2010/13 + amendment referred to in paragraph 51 of the report of the session (04 series of amendments) (proposal of amendments) and C.N.718.2010.TREATIES-4 of 10 December 2010 (adoption); C.N.148.2011.TREATIES-1 of 28 April 2011 (modifications) and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2011/20 (Corrigendum 1 to Revision 5); C.N.149.2011.TREATIES-2 of 28 April 2011 (modifications) and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2011/21 (Corrigendum 1 to 04 series of amendments); C.N.213.2011.TREATIES-6 of 28 April 2011 (proposal of amendments) and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2011/9 (Supplement 1 to the 04 series of amendments) and C.N.718.2011.TREATIES-7 of 2 November 2011 (adoption); C.N.840.2011.TREATIES-8 of 26 January 2012  (proposal of amendments) and C.N.433.2012.TREATIES-XI.B.16.19 of 3 August 2012 (adoption of amendments); C.N.225.2012.TREATIES-XI.B.16.19 of 18 May 2012 (proposal of amendments) and C.N.661.2012.TREATIES-XI-B-16-19 of 26 November 2012 (adoption); C.N.15.2013.TREATIES-XI.B.16.19 of 15 January 2013 (proposal of amendments) and C.N.444.2013.TREATIES-XI.B.16.19 of 24 July 2013 (adoption);  C.N.228.2013.TREATIES-XI.B.16.19 of 3 May 2013 (proposal of amendments) and C.N.939.2013.TREATIES-XI.B.16.19 of 21 November 2013 (adoption of amendments); C.N.983.2013.TREATIES-IX.B.16.19 of 10 December 2013 (proposal of amendments); C.N.163.2014.TREATIES-XI.B.16.19 of 9 April 2014 (proposal of amendments).2
Contracting Parties applying Regulation No. 19 3
Participant
Application of regulation, Succession(d)
Austria
 1 Mar 1972
Belarus
 3 May 1995
Belgium 4
 1 Mar 1971
Bosnia and Herzegovina 5
28 Sep 1998 d
Croatia 5
17 Mar 1994 d
Czech Republic 6
 2 Jun 1993 d
Denmark
21 Oct 1976
Egypt
 5 Dec 2012
Estonia
26 May 1999
European Union 7
23 Jan 1998
Finland
19 Jul 1976
France
15 Jul 1971
Germany 8
26 Jan 1973
Greece
 4 Oct 1995
Hungary
19 Aug 1976
Italy
 5 May 1971
Japan 9
25 Sep 1998
Latvia
19 Nov 1998
Lithuania
28 Jan 2002
Luxembourg
 2 Aug 1985
Montenegro 10
23 Oct 2006 d
Netherlands 4
 1 Mar 1971
New Zealand 11
18 Jan 2002
Norway
 3 Feb 1975
Poland
 7 Apr 1992
Romania
23 Dec 1976
Russian Federation
19 Dec 1986
Serbia 5
12 Mar 2001 d
Slovakia 6
28 May 1993 d
Slovenia 5
 3 Nov 1992 d
Spain
 1 Nov 1973
Sweden 12
29 Mar 1972
Switzerland
 4 Dec 1995
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 5
 1 Apr 1998 d
Turkey
 8 May 2000
Ukraine
 9 Aug 2002
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
 1 Oct 1971
End Note
1.Amendments to Regulation No. 19, proposed by the Government of Spain, were circulated by the Secretary-General among the contracting Parties to the Agreement on 7 November 1973. The Government of Spain had made its acceptance of Regulation No. 19 subject the the acceptance of the aforesaid amendments.
2.For additional references to the texts of the annexed regulations and their amendments, see doc. TRANS/WP.29/343 as up-dated annually.
3.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.
4.Contracting State having proposed the Regulation and date of entry into force of the Regulation for that State in accordance with article 1 (3).
5.The former Yugoslavia applied Regulation No. 19 as from 28 June 1976. 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.
6.Czechoslovakia applied Regulation No. 19 as from 14 April 1972. See also note 1 under “Czech Republic” and note 1 under “Slovakia” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
7.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 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.

8.The German Democratic Republic Regulation No. 19 as from 3 January 1976.

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 of the following:

- [Regulation 19 which had] 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.

9.In its instrument of accession the Government of Japan stated, inter alia ,  that it was bound by Regulation No. 19 (Revision 3).
10.See note 1 under "Montenegro" in the "Historical Information" section in the front matter of this volume.
11.See note 1 under "New Zealand" regarding Tokelau in the "Historical Information" section in the front matter of this volume.
12.Date of entry into force of Regulation 19 as indicated by the Contracting State in its notification of application:

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Participant:Date entry into force:
Sweden28 May 1972