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1640United Nations Regulation No. 40. Uniform provisions concerning the approval of motor cycles equipped with a positive-ignition engine with regard to the emission of gaseous pollutants by the engine1 September 19791 September 1979, in accordance with article 1(5).1 September 1979, No. 4789Parties3512United Nations, <i>Treaty Series </i>, vol. 1144, p. 308 and doc. E/ECE/324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.39 and Corr.1, Corr.2 and Corr.2/Rev.1; vol. 1505, p. 291 and doc. TRANS/SCl/WP29/l96 and Add.l (amendments series 0l); and vol. 1527, p. 286 (procès-verbal concerning modifications); vol. 1931, p. 386 (procès-verbal concerning modifications); C.N.1178.2006.TREATIES-1 of 12 December 2006 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2006/122 (supplement 1 to amendments series 01) and C.N.693.2007.TREATIES-1 of 6 July 2007 (adoption).<superscript>3</superscript>
Contracting Parties applying Regulation No. 40<superscript>4</superscript>ParticipantApplication of regulation, Succession(d)Armenia 1 Mar 2018 Austria<superscript>2</superscript>[ 3 Jul 1985 ]Belarus 3 May 1995 Belgium17 Aug 1982 Bosnia and Herzegovina<superscript>5</superscript>28 Sep 1998 dCroatia<superscript>5</superscript>17 Mar 1994 dCzech Republic<superscript>6</superscript> 2 Jun 1993 dEgypt 5 Dec 2012 Finland<superscript>7</superscript>11 Feb 1991 France<superscript>7</superscript> 1 Sep 1979 Germany<superscript>8</superscript>14 Apr 1983 Hungary26 Jan 1984 Italy<superscript>7</superscript> 1 Sep 1979 Lithuania28 Jan 2002 Luxembourg 2 Mar 1984 Malaysia 3 Feb 2006 Montenegro<superscript>9</superscript>23 Oct 2006 dNetherlands (Kingdom of the)22 Apr 1985 Nigeria18 Oct 2018 North Macedonia<superscript>5</superscript> 1 Apr 1998 dNorway23 Dec 1987 Pakistan24 Feb 2020 Philippines 3 Nov 2022 Poland14 Sep 1992 Republic of Moldova21 Sep 2016 Romania 5 Dec 1983 Russian Federation19 Dec 1986 San Marino27 Nov 2015 Serbia<superscript>5</superscript>12 Mar 2001 dSlovakia<superscript>6</superscript>28 May 1993 dSlovenia<superscript>5</superscript> 3 Nov 1992 dSpain 4 Dec 1996 Switzerland<superscript>1</superscript>[ 9 Feb 1983 ]Türkiye27 Feb 2003 Uganda23 Aug 2022 Ukraine 9 Aug 2002 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland26 Feb 1990
1The Government of Switzerland declared that it intended to apply Regulation No. 40 as from 1 April 1983. Subsequently, in a notification received on 23 October 1986, the Government of Switzerland informed the Secretary-General it would no longer apply regulation No. 40 as from 30 September 1987.2On 30 July 1987, the Government of Austria notified the Secretary-General that it intends to cease to apply Regulation No. 40 as from 30 July 1988.3 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.4For 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.5The former Yugoslavia applied Regulation No. 40 as from 4 December 1987. 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.6Czechoslovakia applied Regulation No. 40 as from 18 September 1982. See also note 1 under “Czech Republic” and note 1 under “Slovakia” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.7Contracting State having proposed the Regulation and date of entry into force of the Regulation for that State in accordance with article 1 (3).8The German Democratic Republic applied Regulation No. 40 as from 6 May 1984.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. 40 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.9See note 1 under "Montenegro" in the "Historical Information" section in the front matter of this volume.