CHAPTER XI
TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS
B
Road Traffic
166United Nations Regulation No. 6. Uniform provisions concerning the approval of direction indicators for power-driven vehicles and their trailersGeneva, 15 October 196715 October 1967, in accordance with article 1(5).15 October 1967, No. 4789Parties47United Nations, <i>Treaty Series </i>, vol. 607, p. 282; vol. 1465, p. 272 (revision 1 incorporating the 01 series of amendments) and p. 288 (procès-verbal concerning modifications); doc. E/ECE/324-E/ECE/ TRANS/505/Add.5/Rev.l (revised text incorporating amendments series 01 and modifications); vol. 1526, p. 345 and doc. TRANS/SC1/WP29/219 (supplement 1 to amendments series 01); vol. 1559, p. 316 and doc. TRANS/ SC1/WP29/239 (supplement 2 to amendments series 01); depositary notification C.N.38.1990.TREATIES-3 of 10 April 1990 (procès-verbal concerning modifications); vol. 1607, p. 381 and doc. TRANS/SC1/WP29/271 (supplement 3 to amendments series 01); C.N.115.1992.TREATIES-11 of 1 July 1992 (procès-verbal concerning certain modifications); vol. 1696, p. 201 and doc. TRANS/SC1/WP29/291 (supplement 4 to amendments series 01); vol. 1702, p..211 and doc. TRANS/SC1/WP29/315 (supplement 5 to amendments series 01); vol. 1911, p. 340 and doc. TRANS/ WP.29/448 (supplement 6 to amendments series 01); vol. 1989, p. 527 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/518 (supplement 7 to amendments series 01); C.N.1194.1999.TREATIES-3 of 24 January 2000 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/692 (supplement 8 to amendments series 01) and C.N.476.2000.TREATIES-3 (adoption); C.N.416.2000.TREATIES-2 of 26 June 2000 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/706 (supplement 9 to amendments series 01); C.N.167.2002.TREATIES-1 of 26 February 2002 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/819 (supplement 10 amendments sereis 01) and C.N.890.2002.TREATIES-2 of 28 August 2002 (adoption); C.N.860.2003.TREATIES-1 of 26 August 2003 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/928 (supplement 11 to amendments series 01) and C.N.211.2004.TREATIES-1 of 12 March 2004 (adoption); C.N.155.2004.TREATIES-1 of 4 March 2004 and doc.TRANS/WP.29/957 (procès-verbal concerning certain modifications); C.N.157.2004.TREATIES-1 of 4 March 2004 and doc.TRANS/WP.29/958 (procès-verbal concerning certain modifications); C.N.327.2005.TREATIES-1 of 9 May 2005 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/2005/7 (supplement 12 tond C.N.1124.2005.TREATIES-2 of 10 November 2005 (adoption); C.N.343.2005.TREATIES-2 of 9 May 2005 and doc.TRANS/WP.29/2005/8 (procès-verbal concerning certain modifications); C.N.1347.2005.TREATIES-1 and 4 January 2006 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/20057/61 (supplement 13 to amendments series 01) and C.N.519.2006.TREATIES-1 of 10 July 2006 (adoption); C.N.599.2006.TREATIES-1 of 2 August 2006 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/2006/52 (supplement 14 to amendments series 01) and C.N.69.2007.TREATIES-1 of 5 February 2007 (adoption); C.N.1159.2006.TREATIES-2 of 11 December 2006 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2006/78 + Corr.1 (F only) + Amend. 1 (supplement 15 to amendments series 01) and C.N.677.2007.TREATIES-1 of 5 July 2007 (adoption); C.N.1176.2007.TREATIES-1 of 11 January 2008 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2007/58 (supplement 16 to amendments series 01) and C.N.479.2008.TREATIES-3 of 14 July 2008 (adoption); C.N.280.2008.TREATIES-1 of 15 April 2008 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2008/1 (supplement 17 to amendments series 01) and C.N.783.2008.TREATIES-4 of 27 October 2008 (adoption); C.N.200.2009.TREATIES-1 of 24 April 2009 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2009/13 (supplement 18 to amendments series 01) and C.N.753.2009.TREATIES-2 of 27 October 2009 (adoption); C.N.234.2009.TREATIES-2 of 30 April 2009 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2009/12 + amendment referred to in para. 54 of the report of the session (modifications); C.N.69.2010.TREATIES-1 of 19 February 2010 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2009/82 (Supplement 19 to amendments series 01) and C.N.498.2010.TR-5 of 19 August 2010(Adoption); C.N.124.2010.TREATIES-2 of 3 March 2010 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2009/136 (modifications); C.N.270.2010.TREATIES-2 of 16 June 2010 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2010/6 + amendment referred to in paragraph 49 of the report of the session (modifications); C.N.295.2010.TREATIES-3 of 9 June 2010 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2010/7 (supplement 20 to 01) (proposal of amendments) and C.N.714.2010.TREATIES-6 of 10 December 2010 (adoption); C.N.814.2010.TREATIES-7 of 23 December 2010 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2010/93 (Supplement 21 to the 01 series of amendments) (proposal of amendments) and C.N.365.2011.TREATIES-2 of 23 June 2011 (adoption of amendments); C.N.144.2011.TREATIES-1 of 28 April 2011 (modifications) and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2011/17 (Corrigendum 2 to Supplement 16 to the 01 series of amendments); C.N.145.2011.TREATIES-2 of 28 April 2011 (modifications); C.N.870.2011.TREATIES-3 of 26 January 2012 (Proposal of amendments) and C.N.440.2012.TREATIES-XI.B.16.6 of 3 August 2012 (adoption of amendments); C.N.6.2013.TREATIES-XI-B.16.6 of 15 January 2013 (corrections); C.N.9.2013.TREATIES-XI-B.16.6 of 15 January 2013 (proposal of ammendments) and C.N.438.2013.TREATIES-XI.B.16.6 of 24 July 2013 (adoption); C.N.225.2013.TREATIES-XI-B.16.6 of 3 May 2013 (proposal of ammendments) and C.N.936.2013.TREATIES-XI-B.16.6 of 21 November 2013 (adoption of ammendments); C.N.158.2014.TREATIES-XI.B.16.6 of 9 April 2014 (proposal of amendments) and C.N.671.2014.TREATIES-XI.B.16.6 of 15 October 2014 (adoption); C.N.758.2014.TREATIES-IX.B.16.6 of 15 December 2014 (proposal of amendments) and C.N.332.2015.TREATIES-XI.B.16.6 of 19 June 2015 (adoption); C.N.170.2017.TREATIES-XI.B.16.6 of 10 April 2017 (Proposal of Amendments) and CN.640.2017.TREATIES-XI.B.16.6 of 20 October 2017 (adoption); C.N.437.2017.TREATIES-XI.B.16.6 of 10 August 2017 (Proposal of Amendments) and C.N.92.2018.TREATIES-XI.B.16.6 of 20 February 2018 (Adoption); C.N.496.2018.TREATIES-XI-B-16-6 of 29 October 2018(Amendments); C.N.511.2019.TREATIES-XI.B.16.6 of 31 October 2019 (Amendments).<superscript>1</superscript>
Contracting Parties applying Regulation No. 6<superscript>2</superscript>ParticipantApplication of regulation, Succession(d)Albania 6 Sep 2011 Armenia 1 Mar 2018 Australia 1 Jun 2010 Austria 1 Mar 1972 Belarus 3 May 1995 Belgium<superscript>3</superscript>15 Oct 1967 Bosnia and Herzegovina<superscript>4</superscript>28 Sep 1998 dBulgaria22 Nov 1999 Croatia<superscript>4</superscript>17 Mar 1994 dCzech Republic<superscript>5</superscript> 2 Jun 1993 dDenmark19 Sep 1979 Egypt 5 Dec 2012 Estonia26 May 1999 European Union<superscript>6</superscript>23 Jan 1998 Finland15 Mar 1977 France15 Oct 1967 Germany<superscript>7</superscript>15 Oct 1967 Greece 4 Oct 1995 Hungary19 Aug 1976 Italy12 Feb 1968 Japan31 Jan 2000 Latvia19 Nov 1998 Lithuania28 Jan 2002 Luxembourg 5 Aug 1987 Malaysia 3 Feb 2006 Montenegro<superscript>8</superscript>23 Oct 2006 dNetherlands<superscript>9</superscript>15 Oct 1967 New Zealand<superscript>10</superscript>18 Jan 2002 Nigeria18 Oct 2018 North Macedonia<superscript>4</superscript> 1 Apr 1998 dNorway23 Dec 1987 Pakistan24 Feb 2020 Poland 2 Jun 1983 Republic of Moldova21 Sep 2016 Romania23 Dec 1976 Russian Federation19 Dec 1986 San Marino27 Nov 2015 Serbia<superscript>4</superscript>12 Mar 2001 dSlovakia<superscript>5</superscript>28 May 1993 dSlovenia<superscript>4</superscript> 3 Nov 1992 dSouth Africa18 Apr 2001 Spain22 Dec 1970 Sweden 7 May 1971 Switzerland 4 Dec 1995 Turkey 8 May 2000 Ukraine 9 Aug 2002 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland<superscript>3</superscript>15 Oct 1967
1For additional references to the texts of the annexed regulations and their amendments, see doc. TRANS/WP.29/343 as up-dated 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.3Contracting State having proposed the Regulation and date of entry into force of the Regulation for that State in accordance with article 1 (3).4The former Yugoslavia applied Regulation No. 6 as from 26 May 1969. 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.5Czechoslovakia applied Regulation No. 6 as from 17 June 1969. See also note 1 under “Czech Republic” and note 1 under “Slovakia” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.6In 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.7The German Democratic Republic applied Regulation No. 6 as from 3 January 1976.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. 6 which has] 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.8See note 1 under "Montenegro" in the "Historical Information" section in the front matter of this volume.9For the Kingdom in Europe.10See note 1 under "New Zealand" regarding Tokelau in the "Historical Information" section in the front matter of this volume.