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CHAPTER XI
TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS
B . Road Traffic
16 .71 Regulation No. 71. Uniform provisions concerning the approval of agricultural tractors with regard to the driver's field of vision
1 August 1987
Entry into force
:
1 August 1987, in accordance with article 1(5).
Registration :
1 August 1987, No. 4789
Status :
Parties : 23
Text :
United Nations,  Treaty Series , vol. 1477, p. 242 and doc. E/ECE/324-E/ECE/ TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.70.1
Contracting Parties applying Regulation No. 71 2
Participant
Application of regulation, Succession(d)
Belarus
 3 May 1995
Belgium
 8 Jun 1990
Czech Republic 3
 2 Jun 1993 d
Egypt
 5 Dec 2012
European Union 4
23 Jan 1998
Finland
11 Feb 1991
France 5
 1 Aug 1987
Germany
21 Jun 1996
Hungary
 9 Jul 1997
Italy 5
 1 Aug 1987
Latvia
 5 Jul 2002
Lithuania
28 Jan 2002
Luxembourg
27 Sep 1996
Netherlands
 3 Mar 1988
Norway
25 Mar 1993
Poland
 7 Apr 1992
Romania
 7 Mar 1996
Russian Federation
 5 Nov 1991
Serbia
19 Mar 2008
Slovakia 3
28 May 1993 d
Sweden
 3 Jun 1997
Turkey
16 Jan 2001
Ukraine
 9 Aug 2002
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.Czechoslovakia applied Regulation No. 64 as from 18 October 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.In a letter dated 29 July 1998, the European Community informed the Secretary-General of the following:

"The accession of the EC has the effect that the [...] regulations adhered to are not (in cases where a Member State already applied a regulation: no longer) applied by Member States by virtue of their status as Contracting Parties to the Agreement but exclusively in their capacity as Member States of the Contracting Party European Community. Thus, the 14 Member States already Contracting Parties themselves, now apply all [these] regulations by virtue of the EC's accession."

... By the EC accession, Ireland has not become a Contracting Party. Only the EC has become a Contracting Party. Ireland being a Member State of this Contracting Party applies the [...] regulations [adhered to by the EC] by virtue of the EC's accession.

It will be recalled that, as at 29 July 1999, States Members of the EC are: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

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).