CHAPTER XI
TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS
B
Road Traffic
1647United Nations Regulation No. 47. Uniform provisions concerning the approval of mopeds equipped with a positive-ignition engine with regard to the emission of gaseous pollutants by the engineGeneva, 1 November 19811 November 1981, in accordance with article 1(5).1 November 1981, No. 4789Parties33United Nations, <i>Treaty Series </i>, vol. 1255, p. 158; C.N.1183.2006.TREATIES-1 of 12 December 2006 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2006/123 (supplement 1 to the original) and C.N.700.2007.TREATIES-1 of 9 July 2007 (adoption). <superscript>1</superscript>
Contracting Parties applying Regulation No. 47<superscript>2</superscript>ParticipantApplication of regulation, Succession(d)Armenia 1 Mar 2018 Belarus13 Dec 2012 Belgium17 Aug 1982 Bosnia and Herzegovina<superscript>3</superscript>28 Sep 1998 dCroatia<superscript>3</superscript>17 Mar 1994 dCzech Republic<superscript>4</superscript> 2 Jun 1993 dEgypt 5 Dec 2012 Finland11 Feb 1991 France16 Apr 1982 Germany<superscript>5,6</superscript> 1 Nov 1981 Hungary26 Jan 1984 Italy17 Mar 1982 Lithuania28 Jan 2002 Luxembourg 5 Aug 1987 Malaysia 3 Feb 2006 Montenegro<superscript>7</superscript>23 Oct 2006 dNetherlands<superscript>6</superscript> 1 Nov 1981 Nigeria18 Oct 2018 North Macedonia<superscript>3</superscript> 1 Apr 1998 dNorway23 Dec 1987 Pakistan24 Feb 2020 Poland14 Sep 1992 Republic of Moldova21 Sep 2016 Romania 5 Dec 1983 Russian Federation19 Dec 1986 San Marino27 Nov 2015 Serbia<superscript>3</superscript>12 Mar 2001 dSlovakia<superscript>4</superscript>28 May 1993 dSlovenia<superscript>3</superscript> 3 Nov 1992 dSpain 8 Apr 1998 Switzerland<superscript>8</superscript>[ 9 Feb 1983 ]Turkey27 Feb 2003 Ukraine 9 Aug 2002 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland26 Feb 1990
1 For 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.3The former Yugoslavia applied Regulation No. 47 as from 31 January 1985. 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.4Czechoslovakia applied Regulation No. 47 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.5The German Democratic Republic Regulation No. 47 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. 47 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.”Moreover, it should be noted that Regulation No. 47 was proposed by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany.See also note 2 under “Germany” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.6Contracting State having proposed the Regulation and date of entry into force of the Regulation for that State in accordance with article 1 (3).7See note 1 under "Montenegro" in the "Historical Information" section in the front matter of this volume.8The Government of Switzerland declared that it intended to apply Regulation No. 47 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. 47 as from 30 September 1988.