Road Traffic
1642United Nations Regulation No. 42. Uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicles with regard to their front and rear protective devices (bumpers, etc)1 June 19801 June 1980, in accordance with article 1(5).1 June 1980, No. 4789Parties29United Nations, <i>Treaty Series </i>, vol. 1181, p. 314 and doc. E/ECE/324-E/ECE/ TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.41 and Corr.1; C.N.1179.2006.TREATIES-1 of 12 December 2006 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2006/118 (supplement 1 to the original) and C.N.696.2007.TREATIES-1 of 9 July 2007 (adoption); C.N.23.2021.TREATIES-XI.B.16.42 of 27 January 2021 (amendments).<superscript>1</superscript>
Contracting Parties applying Regulation No. 42<superscript>2</superscript>ParticipantApplication of regulation, Succession(d)Armenia 1 Mar 2018 Belarus 3 May 1995 Belgium17 Aug 1982 Czech Republic<superscript>3</superscript> 2 Jun 1993 dDenmark23 Jan 1981 Egypt 5 Dec 2012 Finland11 Feb 1991 France11 Mar 2020 Germany<superscript>4</superscript>26 Apr 1983 Hungary20 Jan 1993 Italy<superscript>5</superscript> 1 Jun 1980 Lithuania28 Jan 2002 Luxembourg 2 Mar 1984 Malaysia 3 Feb 2006 Netherlands (Kingdom of the) 3 Mar 1988 Nigeria18 Oct 2018 Norway23 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 Slovakia<superscript>3</superscript>28 May 1993 dSpain<superscript>5</superscript> 1 Jun 1980 Sweden29 Aug 1980 Türkiye27 Feb 2003 Uganda23 Aug 2022
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.3Czechoslovakia applied Regulation No. 42 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.4The German Democratic Republic applied Regulation No. 42 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 of the following:- [Regulation No. 42 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.5Contracting State having proposed the Regulation and date of entry into force of the Regulation for that State in accordance with article 1 (3).