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CHAPTER XI
TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS
B . Road Traffic
16 .61 Regulation No. 61. Uniform provisions concerning the approval of commercial vehicles with regard to their external projections forward of the cab's rear panel
Geneva, 15 July 1984
Entry into force
:
15 July 1984, in accordance with article 1(5).
Registration :
15 July 1984, No. 4789
Status :
Parties : 22
Text :
United Nations,  Treaty Series , vol. 1363, p. 242 and doc. E/ECE/324-E/ECE/ TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.60; C.N.302.2006.TREATIES-1 of 10 April 2006 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2006/23 (supplement 1 to the original) and C.N.874.2006.TREATIES-2 of 25 October 2006 (adoption); C.N.31.2013.TREATIES-XI.B.16.61 of 15 January 2013 (proposal of amendments) and C.N.472.2013.TREATIES-XI.B.16.61 of 24 July 2013 (adoption).1
Contracting Parties applying Regulation No. 61 2
Participant
Application of regulation, Succession(d)
Belarus
 3 May 1995
Czech Republic 3
 2 Jun 1993 d
Egypt
 5 Dec 2012
Estonia
26 May 1999
European Union
 3 Oct 2013
Finland
11 Feb 1991
France 4
15 Jul 1984
Germany 5
14 Jan 1991
Hungary
 7 Jun 1995
Italy 4
15 Jul 1984
Lithuania
28 Jan 2002
Luxembourg
27 Sep 1996
Netherlands
22 Apr 1985
Poland
 2 Oct 2001
Romania
 4 Feb 1985
Russian Federation
19 Dec 1986
Serbia
19 Mar 2008
Slovakia 3
28 May 1993 d
Sweden
30 Oct 1984
Turkey
 8 May 2000
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 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. 61 as from 3 November 1985. 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  (3).
5.The German Democratic Republic applied Regulation No. 61 as from 3 April 1988.

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. 61 which had] so far been applied only by the German Democratic Republic shall be applied by the Federal Republic of Germany as from 3 October 1990, the date when the German Democratic Republic acceded to the Federal Republic of Germany...

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.