CHAPTER XI
TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS
B
Road Traffic
1611United Nations Regulation No. 11. Uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicles with regard to door latches and door retention components1 June 19691 June 1969, in accordance with article 1(5).1 June 1969, No. 4789Parties43United Nations, <i>Treaty Series </i>, vol. 673, p. 354; vol. 932, p. 118 (amendments series 01); vol. 1218, p. 347 and doc. E/ECE/324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Add.10/Rev.1 (revised text incorporating amendments series 02); vol. 1276, p. 498 (rectification of English and French texts); vol. 1423, p. 290 and doc. TRANS/SCI/WP29/133 (supplement 1 to amendments series 02); C.N.1161.2006.TREATIES-1 of 11 December 2006 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2006/110 + Corr.1 + Amend.1 (amendments series 03) and C.N.679.2007.TREATIES-1 of 5 July 2007 (adoption); C.N.22.2009.TREATIES-1 of 22 January 2009 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2008/101 (Supplement 1 to amendments series 03) and C.N.430.2009.TREATIES-2 of 22 July 2009 (adoption); C.N.247.2009.TREATIES-2 of 30 April 2009 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2009/42 (modifications); C.N.546.2009.TREATIES-3 of 17 September 2009 (Supplement 2 to amendments series 03); C.N.165.2010.TREATIES-1 of 18 March 2010 (adoption); C.N.382.2012.TREATIES-XI.B.16.11. of 27 July 2012 (proposal of amendments) and C.N.126.2013.TREATIES-XI.B.16.11 of 30 January 2013 (adoption); C.N.759.2014.TREATIES-IX.B.16.11 of 15 December 2014 (proposal of amendments) and C.N.333.2015.TREATIES-XI.B.16.11 of 19 June 2015 (adoption); C.N.517.2016.TREATIES-XI.B.16.11 of 9 August 2016 (proposal of amendments) and C.N.69.2017.TREATIES-XI.B.16.11 of of 17 February 2017 (adoption); C.N.518.2016.TREATIES-XI.B.16.11 of 9 August 2016 (proposal of amendments) and C.N.70.2017.TREATIES-XI.B.16.11 of 17 February 2017 (adoption).<superscript>1</superscript> C.N.593.2018.TREATIES-XI.B.16.11 of 21 December 2018 (Corrections); C.N.243.2019.TREATIES-XI.B.16.11 of 14 June 2019 (Amendments).
Contracting Parties applying Regulation No. 11<superscript>2</superscript>ParticipantApplication of regulation, Succession(d)Albania 6 Sep 2011 Armenia 1 Mar 2018 Austria12 Feb 1998 Belarus 3 May 1995 Belgium<superscript>3</superscript> 1 Jun 1969 Bosnia and Herzegovina<superscript>4</superscript>28 Sep 1998 Croatia<superscript>4</superscript>17 Mar 1994 Czech Republic<superscript>5</superscript> 2 Jun 1993 Denmark21 Oct 1976 Egypt 5 Dec 2012 Estonia26 May 1999 European Union<superscript>6</superscript>23 Jan 1998 Finland15 Dec 1977 France<superscript>3</superscript> 1 Jun 1969 Germany<superscript>7</superscript>25 Mar 1970 Greece 4 Oct 1995 Hungary19 Aug 1976 Italy19 Jul 1975 Japan 3 Jul 2002 Latvia19 Nov 1998 Lithuania28 Jan 2002 Luxembourg 2 Mar 1984 Malaysia 3 Feb 2006 Montenegro<superscript>8</superscript>23 Oct 2006 dNetherlands<superscript>9</superscript> 1 Jun 1969 New Zealand<superscript>10</superscript>18 Jan 2002 Nigeria18 Oct 2018 North Macedonia<superscript>4</superscript> 1 Apr 1998 Norway23 Dec 1987 Pakistan24 Feb 2020 Poland14 Sep 1992 Republic of Moldova21 Sep 2016 Romania23 Dec 1976 Russian Federation19 Dec 1986 San Marino27 Nov 2015 Serbia<superscript>4</superscript>12 Mar 2001 Slovakia<superscript>5</superscript>28 May 1993 Slovenia<superscript>4</superscript> 3 Nov 1992 Spain29 Oct 1975 Sweden 7 May 1971 Turkey 9 Dec 1999 Ukraine 9 Aug 2002 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1 Jun 1969
1For additional references to the texts of the annexed regulations and their amendments, see doc. <a href="http://www.unece.org/trans/main/wp29/wp29wgs/wp29gen/wp29fdocstts.html" target = "_ blank">TRANS/WP.29/343</a> as updated annually.2For 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.3Contracting State having proposed the Regulation and date of entry into force of the Regulation for that State in accordance with article 1 (3).4The former Yugoslavia applied Regulation No. 11 as from 18 October 1983. 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.5Czechoslovakia applied Regulation No. 11 as from 14 April 1972. See also note 1 under “Czech Republic” and note 1 under “Slovakia” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.6In 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.7The German Democratic Republic applied Regulation No. 11 as from 26 September 1977.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, <i>inter alia </i>, of the following:- [Regulation No. 11 which has] 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.8See note 1 under "Montenegro" in the "Historical Information" section in the front matter of this volume.9For the Kingdom in Europe.10See note 1 under "New Zealand" regarding Tokelau in the "Historical Information" section in the front matter of this volume.