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CHAPTER XI
TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS
B . Road Traffic
16 .40 Regulation No. 40. Uniform provisions concerning the approval of motor cycles equipped with a positive-ignition engine with regard to the emission of gaseous pollutants by the engine
1 September 1979
Entry into force
:
1 September 1979, in accordance with article 1(5).
Registration :
1 September 1979, No. 4789
Status :
Parties : 27. 1, 2
Text :
United Nations,  Treaty Series , vol. 1144, p. 308 and doc. E/ECE/324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.39 and Corr.1, Corr.2 and Corr.2/Rev.1; vol. 1505, p. 291 and doc. TRANS/SCl/WP29/l96 and Add.l (amendments series 0l); and vol. 1527, p. 286 (procès-verbal concerning modifications); vol. 1931, p. 386 (procès-verbal concerning modifications); C.N.1178.2006.TREATIES-1 of 12 December 2006 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2006/122 (supplement 1 to amendments series 01) and C.N.693.2007.TREATIES-1 of 6 July 2007 (adoption).3
Contracting Parties applying Regulation No. 40 4
Participant
Application of regulation, Succession(d)
Austria 2
[  3 Jul 1985 ]
Belarus
 3 May 1995
Belgium
17 Aug 1982
Bosnia and Herzegovina 5
28 Sep 1998 d
Croatia 5
17 Mar 1994 d
Czech Republic 6
 2 Jun 1993 d
Egypt
 5 Dec 2012
Finland 7
11 Feb 1991
France 7
 1 Sep 1979
Germany 8
14 Apr 1983
Hungary
26 Jan 1984
Italy 7
 1 Sep 1979
Lithuania
28 Jan 2002
Luxembourg
 2 Mar 1984
Montenegro 9
23 Oct 2006 d
Netherlands
22 Apr 1985
Norway
23 Dec 1987
Poland
14 Sep 1992
Romania
 5 Dec 1983
Russian Federation
19 Dec 1986
Serbia 5
12 Mar 2001 d
Slovakia 6
28 May 1993 d
Slovenia 5
 3 Nov 1992 d
Spain
 4 Dec 1996
Switzerland 1
[  9 Feb 1983 ]
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 5
 1 Apr 1998 d
Turkey
27 Feb 2003
Ukraine
 9 Aug 2002
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
26 Feb 1990
End Note
1.The Government of Switzerland declared that it intended to apply Regulation No. 40 as from 1 April  1983. Subsequently, in a notification received on 23 October 1986, the Government of Switzerland informed the Secretary-General it would no longer apply regulation No. 40 as from 30 September 1987.
2.On 30 July 1987, the Government of Austria notified the Secretary-General that it intends to cease to apply Regulation No. 40 as from 30 July 1988.
3.For additional references to the texts of the annexed regulations and their amendments, see doc. TRANS/WP.29/343 as up-dated annually.
4.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.
5.The former Yugoslavia applied Regulation No. 40 as from 4 December 1987. 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. 40 as from 18 September 1982.  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.Contracting State having proposed the Regulation and date of entry into force of the Regulation for that State in accordance with article 1 (3).
8.The German Democratic Republic applied Regulation No. 40 as from 6 May 1984.

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 No. 40 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.See note 1 under "Montenegro" in the "Historical Information" section in the front matter of this volume.