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1627United Nations Regulation No. 27. Uniform provisions concerning the approval of advance-warning triangles15 September 197215 September 1972, in accordance with article 1(5).15 September 1972, No. 4789Parties45United Nations, <i>Treaty Series </i>, vol. 835, p. 262; vol. 891, p. 178 and doc. E/ECE/324-E/ECE/ TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.26/Amend.1 and Amend.2 (revised text incorporating amendments series 01 and 02), and doc. E/ECE/324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.26/Amend.3 (revised text incorporating amendments series 03); depositary notification C.N.232.1992.TREATIES-32 of 11 September 1992 (procès-verbal concerning modifications); vol. 2000, p. 491 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/543 (supplement 1 to amendments series 03); C.N.204.2009.TREATIES-1 of 24 April 2009 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2009/17 (Supplement 2 to amendments series 03) and C.N.758.2009.TREATIES-2 of 27 October 2009 (adoption); C.N.286.2010.TREATIES-1 of 16 June 2010 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2010/15 (Corrigendum 1 to Rev.1) (modifications); C.N.164.2014.TREATIES-XI.B.16.27 of 9 April 2014 (proposal of amendments) and C.N.679.2014.TREATIES-XI.B.16.27 of 15 October 2014 (adoption); C.N.175.2017.TREATIES-XI.B.16.27 of 10 April 2017 (Proposal of Amendments) and C.N.645.2017.TREATIES-XI.B.16.27 of 20 October 2017 (adoption); C.N.520.2019.TREATIES-XI.B.16.27 of 31 October 2019 (Amendments).<superscript>1</superscript>
Contracting Parties applying Regulation No. 27<superscript>2</superscript>ParticipantApplication of regulation, Succession(d)Armenia 1 Mar 2018 Austria20 Sep 1978 Belarus 3 May 1995 Belgium 9 May 1973 Bulgaria22 Nov 1999 Croatia 2 Feb 2001 Czech Republic27 Mar 1995 Denmark21 Oct 1976 Egypt 5 Dec 2012 Estonia24 Oct 1997 European Union<superscript>3</superscript>23 Jan 1998 Finland19 Jul 1976 France<superscript>4</superscript>15 Sep 1972 Germany<superscript>5</superscript> 4 Dec 1987 Greece18 Feb 1999 Hungary19 Aug 1976 Italy 5 Feb 1974 Japan31 Jan 2000 Kyrgyzstan 1 Sep 2023 Latvia19 Nov 1998 Lithuania28 Jan 2002 Luxembourg29 Jun 1990 Malaysia 3 Feb 2006 Netherlands (Kingdom of the)<superscript>4</superscript>15 Sep 1972 Nigeria18 Oct 2018 North Macedonia20 Jun 2002 Norway23 Dec 1987 Pakistan24 Feb 2020 Philippines 3 Nov 2022 Poland14 Sep 1992 Republic of Moldova21 Sep 2016 Romania<superscript>6</superscript>23 Dec 1976 Russian Federation19 Dec 1986 San Marino27 Nov 2015 Serbia19 Mar 2008 Slovakia15 Nov 1996 Slovenia 2 Aug 1994 South Africa18 Apr 2001 Spain22 Aug 1974 Sweden15 Sep 1972 Switzerland 4 Dec 1995 Türkiye 8 May 2000 Uganda23 Aug 2022 Ukraine 9 Aug 2002 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland14 Nov 1973
1For additional references to the texts of the annexed regulations and their amendments, see doc. <a href="" 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.3In 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.4Contracting State having proposed the Regulation and date of entry into force of the Regulation for that State in accordance with article 1 (3).5The German Democratic Republic applied Regulation No. 27 as from 23 June 1979.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. 27 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.”See also note 2 under “Germany” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.6Date of entry into force of Regulation No. 27 as indicated by the Contracting State in its notification of application: 2Participant:Date entry into force: Romania1 May 1977