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CHAPTER XI
TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS
B . Road Traffic
16 .42 Regulation No. 42. Uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicles with regard to their front and rear protective devices (bumpers, etc)
1 June 1980
Entry into force
:
1 June 1980, in accordance with article 1(5).
Registration :
1 June 1980, No. 4789
Status :
Parties : 20
Text :
United Nations,  Treaty Series , vol. 1181, p. 314 and doc. E/ECE/324-E/ECE/ TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.41 and Corr.1; C.N.1179.2006.TREATIES-1 of 12 December 2006 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2006/118 (supplement 1 to the original) and C.N.696.2007.TREATIES-1 of 9 July 2007 (adoption). 1
Contracting Parties applying Regulation No. 42 2
Participant
Application of regulation, Succession(d)
Belarus
 3 May 1995
Belgium
17 Aug 1982
Czech Republic 3
 2 Jun 1993 d
Denmark
23 Jan 1981
Egypt
 5 Dec 2012
Finland
11 Feb 1991
Germany 4
26 Apr 1983
Hungary
20 Jan 1993
Italy 5
 1 Jun 1980
Lithuania
28 Jan 2002
Luxembourg
 2 Mar 1984
Netherlands
 3 Mar 1988
Norway
23 Dec 1987
Poland
14 Sep 1992
Romania
 5 Dec 1983
Russian Federation
19 Dec 1986
Slovakia 3
28 May 1993 d
Spain 5
 1 Jun 1980
Sweden
29 Aug 1980
Turkey
27 Feb 2003
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. 42 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.
4.The German Democratic Republic applied Regulation No. 42 as from 28 June 1981.

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. 42 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.

5.Contracting State having proposed the Regulation and date of entry into force of the Regulation for that State in accordance with article 1 (3).