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1633United Nations Regulation No. 33. Uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicles with regard to the behaviour of the structure of the impacted vehicle in a head-on collision1 July 19751 July 1975, in accordance with article 1(5).1 July 1975, No. 4789Parties28United Nations, <i>Treaty Series </i>, vol. 973, p. 258 and doc. E/ECE/324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.32 and Corr.1. (English only), Corr.2 (French only) and Corr. 3 (Russian only); and depositary notification C.N.368.1999.TREATIES-1 of 17 May 1999 and doc. TRANS/WP/29/647 (supplement 1 to the orignal); C.N.1171.2006.TREATIES-1 of 11 December 2006 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2006/117 (supplement 2 to the original) and C.N.689.2007.TREATIES-1 of 6 July 2007 (adoption); C.N.556.2009.TREATIES-1 of 17 September 2009 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2009/53 and Corr.1 (modifications).<superscript>1</superscript>
Contracting Parties applying Regulation No. 33<superscript>2</superscript>Participant<superscript>3</superscript>Application of regulation, Succession(d)Armenia 1 Mar 2018 Belarus 3 May 1995 Belgium17 Aug 1982 Czech Republic<superscript>4</superscript> 2 Jun 1993 Denmark19 Sep 1979 Egypt 5 Dec 2012 Finland15 Dec 1977 France12 Jul 1978 Hungary 9 Jul 1997 Italy 2 Sep 1976 Lithuania28 Jan 2002 Luxembourg 2 Aug 1985 Malaysia 3 Feb 2006 Netherlands (Kingdom of the)22 Apr 1985 Nigeria18 Oct 2018 Norway23 Dec 1987 Pakistan24 Feb 2020 Philippines 3 Nov 2022 Poland 2 Oct 2001 Republic of Moldova21 Sep 2016 Romania 6 Apr 1981 Russian Federation[19 Dec 1986 ]San Marino27 Nov 2015 Slovakia<superscript>4</superscript>28 May 1993 Sweden<superscript>5</superscript> 1 Jul 1975 Switzerland 4 Dec 1995 Türkiye 8 May 2000 Uganda23 Aug 2022 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1 Jul 1975
1 For 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.3The German Democratic Republic applied Regulation No. 33 as from 28 June 1981.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. 33 which was] applied by the German Democratic Republic but not by the Federal Republic of Germany [is] not to be applied in the future...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.4Czechoslovakia applied Regulation No. 33 as from 17 September 1976. See also note 1 under “Czech Republic” and note 1 under “Slovakia” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.5Contracting State having proposed the Regulation and date of entry into force of the Regulation for that State in accordance with article 1 (3).