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CHAPTER XI
TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS
B . Road Traffic
16 .47 Regulation No. 47. Uniform provisions concerning the approval of mopeds equipped with a positive-ignition engine with regard to the emission of gaseous pollutants by the engine
Geneva, 1 November 1981
Entry into force
:
1 November 1981, in accordance with article 1(5).
Registration :
1 November 1981, No. 4789
Status :
Parties : 27
Text :
United Nations,  Treaty Series , vol. 1255, p. 158; C.N.1183.2006.TREATIES-1 of 12 December 2006 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2006/123 (supplement 1 to the original) and C.N.700.2007.TREATIES-1 of 9 July 2007 (adoption). 1
Contracting Parties applying RegulatContracting Parties applying Regulation No. ion No. 47 2
Participant
Application of regulation, Succession(d)
Belarus
13 Dec 2012
Belgium
17 Aug 1982
Bosnia and Herzegovina 3
28 Sep 1998 d
Croatia 3
17 Mar 1994 d
Czech Republic 4
 2 Jun 1993 d
Egypt
 5 Dec 2012
Finland
11 Feb 1991
France
16 Apr 1982
Germany 5, 6
 1 Nov 1981
Hungary
26 Jan 1984
Italy
17 Mar 1982
Lithuania
28 Jan 2002
Luxembourg
 5 Aug 1987
Montenegro 7
23 Oct 2006 d
Netherlands 6
 1 Nov 1981
Norway
23 Dec 1987
Poland
14 Sep 1992
Romania
 5 Dec 1983
Russian Federation
19 Dec 1986
Serbia 3
12 Mar 2001 d
Slovakia 4
28 May 1993 d
Slovenia 3
 3 Nov 1992 d
Spain
 8 Apr 1998
Switzerland 8
[  9 Feb 1983 ]
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 3
 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.For additional references to the texts of the annexed regulations and their amendments, see doc. TRANS/WP.29/343 as updated 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.The former Yugoslavia applied Regulation No. 47 as from 31 January 1985. 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.
4.Czechoslovakia applied Regulation No. 47 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.
5.The German Democratic Republic Regulation No. 47 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. 47 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.”

Moreover, it should be noted that Regulation No. 47 was proposed by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany.

See also note 2 under “Germany” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.

6.Contracting State having proposed the Regulation and date of entry into force of the Regulation for that State in accordance with article 1 (3).
7.See note 1 under "Montenegro" in the "Historical Information" section in the front matter of this volume.
8.The Government of Switzerland declared that it intended to apply Regulation No. 47 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. 47 as from 30 September 1988.