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CHAPTER XI
TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS
B . Road Traffic
30 . Convention on Civil Liability for Damage caused during Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road, Rail and Inland Navigation Vessels (CRTD) 1
Geneva, 10 October 1989
Not yet in force
:
see article 23 which reads as follows: "This Convention enters into force on the first day of the month following the expiration of twelve months after the date of deposit of the fifth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession. 2. For each State that ratifies, accepts, approves, or accedes to this Convention after the deposit of the fifth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, this Convention enters into force in respect of that State on the first day of the month following the expiration of twelve months after the date of the deposit of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession. 3. Any instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession deposited after the entry into force of any Protocol amending this Convention shall be deemed to apply to this Convention as amended.".
Status :
Signatories : 2. Parties : 1
Text :
Doc. ECE/TRANS/79.
Note :
The Convention, of which the English, French and Russian texts are equally authentic, was adopted by the InlandTransport Committee of the Economic Commission for Europe of the United Nations.  It was open for signature by all States at Geneva from 1 February 1990 until 31 December 1990 inclusive, in accordance with article 22 (1) of the Convention.
Participant
Signature
Approval(AA), Acceptance(A), Accession(a), Ratification
Germany 2
 1 Feb 1990
 
Liberia
  16 Sep 2005 a
Morocco
28 Dec 1990
 
Notifications made under article 14
(Unless otherwise indicated, the notifications were madeupon ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.)
Liberia
       "...in relation to article 14 of the Convention ...
       The Ministry of Finance shall serve as the authority competent to issue or approve certificates attesting that carriers falling within the definition of article 1, paragraph 8 (a) have a valid insurance or other financial security in accordance with provisions of this Convention as well as the authority competent to make or receive communication relating to the compulsory insurance or any other financial security".

End Note
1.Although listed in this chapter for reasons of convenience, as indicated in the title, this Convention is not limited to transport by road.
2.The German Democratic Republic had signed the Convention on 1 February 1990. See also note 2 under “Germany” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.