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CHAPTER XI
TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS
B . Road Traffic
16 .36 Regulation No. 36. Uniform provisions concerning the approval of large passenger vehicles with regard to their general construction
1 March 1976
Entry into force
:
1 March 1976, in accordance with article 1(5).
Registration :
1 March 1976, No. 4789
Status :
Parties : 26
Text :
United Nations,  Treaty Series , vol. 997, p. 429 and doc. E/ECE/324-E/ECE/TRANS/-505/Rev.1/Add.35; depositary notification C.N.228.1981.TREATIES-32 of 8 September 1981 and doc.TRANS/ SC1/WP29/49/Rev.1 (amendments series 01); vol. 1436, p. 243 and doc. TRANS/SC1/WP29/138 and Add.1 (amendments series 02); vol. 1698, p. 419 and  doc. TRANS/SC1/WP29/289 (amendments series 03); vol. 1884, p. 453 (rectifications);  C.N.205.1995.TREATIES-34 of 4 August 1995 (procès-verbal concerning modifications); vol. 2016, p. 22 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/576 (supplement 1 to amendments series 03); vol. 2030, p. 28 and doc.TRANS/WP.29/603 (supplement 2 to amendments series 03); C.N.270.1999.TREATIES-1 of 12 April 1999 (modifications); C.N.656.1999.TREATIES-1 du 20 July 1999 (modifications); C.N.1192.1999.TREATIES-1 of 6 January 2000 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/696 (supplement 3 to amendments series 03) and C.N.478.2000.TREATIES-4 of 7 July 2000 (adoption); C.N.437.2000.TREATIES-3 of 28 June 2000 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/718 (supplement 4 to amendments series 03); C.N.795.2001.TREATIES-1 of 21 August 2001  and doc. TRANS/WP.29/810 (supplement 5 to amendments series 03) and C.N.191.2002.TREATIES-2 of 4 March 2002 (adoption); C.N.816.2001.TREATIES-2 of 23 August 2001 (modifications); C.N.156.2002.TREATIES-1 of 20 February 2002 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/822 (supplement 6 to amendments series 03) and C.N.906.2002.TREATIES-4 of 29 August 2002 (adoption); C.N.611.2002.TREATIES-2 of 7 June 2002 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/844 (supplement 7 to amendments series 03) and C.N.1153.2002.TREATIES-4 of 9 December 2002 (adoption); C.N.31.2003.TREATIES-1 of 17 January 2003 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/892 (modifications); C.N.325.2003.TREATIES-4 of 30 April 2003 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/913 (supplement 8 to the 03 series) and C.N.960.2003.TREATIES-5 of 30 October 2003 (adoption); C.N.109.2004.TREATIES-1 of 12 February 2004 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/968 (supplement 9 to the 03 series) and C.N.830.2004.TREATIES-3 of 13 August 2004 (C.N.456.2004.TREATIES-2 of 13 May 2004 and doc.  TRANS/WP.29/999 (supplement 10 to the 03 series)  and C.N.1159.2004.TREATIES-3 of 15 November 2004 (adoption); C.N.332.2005.TREATIES-1 of 9 May 2005 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/2005/16 (supplement 11 to the 03 series of amendments) and C.N.1131.2005.TREATIES-2 of 10 November 2005 (adoption); C.N.568.2007.TREATIES-1 of 10 May 2007 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/2007/98 + Amend.1 (Supplement 12 to amendments series 03) and C.N.1081.2007.TREATIES-2 of 12 November 2007 (adoption).1
Contracting Parties applying Regulation No. 36 2
Participant
Application of regulation, Succession(d)
Belarus
 3 May 1995
Belgium
23 Jun 2000
Croatia
 2 Feb 2001
Czech Republic 3
 2 Jun 1993 d
Egypt
 5 Dec 2012
Estonia
29 Oct 1998
Finland
30 Oct 1995
France 4
 1 Mar 1976
Germany
27 Feb 2003
Hungary
24 Sep 1979
Latvia
 5 Jul 2002
Lithuania
28 Jan 2002
Luxembourg
22 Nov 1993
Netherlands
31 Mar 2000
New Zealand 5
18 Jan 2002
Poland
29 Jan 2003
Romania
23 Dec 1976
Russian Federation
19 Dec 1986
Serbia
19 Mar 2008
Slovakia 3
28 May 1993 d
Slovenia
 2 Dec 1996
Spain
17 Aug 1977
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
20 Jun 2002
Turkey
27 Feb 2003
Ukraine
 9 Aug 2002
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 4, 6
 1 Mar 1976
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.Czechoslovakia applied Regulation No. 36 as from 10 February 1992. See also note 1 under “Czech Republic” and note 1 under “Slovakia” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
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.See note 1 under "New Zealand" regarding Tokelau in the "Historical Information" section in the front matter of this volume.
6.On 4 March 1976, the Secretary-General received from the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland a communication stating in part:

". . . Public Service Vehicles approved under Regulation 36 which enter the United Kingdom will continue to have to comply with certain provisions of the `Public Service Vehicle (conditions of Fitness, Equipment and Use) Regulations 1972' of the United Kingdom which regulate matters not covered by Regulation 36."