Road Traffic
1660United Nations Regulation No. 60. Uniform provisions concerning the approval of two-wheeled motor cycles and mopeds with regard to driver-operated controls including the identification of controls, tell-tales and indicators1 July 19841 July 1984, in accordance with article 1(5).1 July 1984, No. 4789Parties32United Nations, <i>Treaty Series </i>, vol. 1361, p. 324 and doc. E/ECE/324-E/ECE/ TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.59; and depositary notification C.N.347.1994.TREATIES-47 of 16 January 1995 and doc. TRANS/SC1/WP.29/301 (supplement 1 to the original); C.N.116.2004.TREATIES-1 of 12 February 2004 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/978 (supplement 2 to the original) C.N.835.2004.TREATIES-2 of 13 August 2004 (adoption); C.N.301.2006.TREATIES-1 of 10 April 2006 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2006/22 (supplement 3 to the original) and C.N.873.2006.TREATIES-2 of 25 October 2006 (adoption); C.N.215.2013.TREATIES-XI.B.16.60 of 3 May 2013 (proposal of amendments) and C.N.949.2013.TREATIES-XI.B.16.60 of 21 November 2013 (adoption of amendments); C.N.508.2016.TREATIES-XI.B.16.60 of 9 August 2016 (proposal of amendments) and C.N.82.2017.TREATIES-XI.B.16.60 of 17 February 2017 (adoption).<superscript>1</superscript> C.N.595.2018.TREATIES-XI.B.16.60 of 21 December 2018 (Corrections to the United Nations Regulation No. 60).
Contracting Parties applying Regulation No. 60<superscript>2</superscript>ParticipantApplication of regulation, Succession(d)Armenia 1 Mar 2018 Belarus 3 May 1995 Belgium 8 Jun 1990 Czech Republic<superscript>3,4</superscript> 2 Jun 1993 dEgypt 5 Dec 2012 Estonia26 May 1999 European Union<superscript>5</superscript>23 Jan 1998 Finland11 Feb 1991 France 9 Jun 1994 Germany<superscript>6</superscript>14 Jan 1991 Hungary 9 Jul 1997 Italy<superscript>4</superscript> 1 Jul 1984 Japan17 Jun 2014 Latvia19 Nov 1998 Lithuania28 Jan 2002 Luxembourg29 Jun 1990 Malaysia 3 Feb 2006 Netherlands (Kingdom of the) 3 Mar 1988 Nigeria18 Oct 2018 Norway 6 Jan 1999 Pakistan24 Feb 2020 Philippines 3 Nov 2022 Republic of Moldova21 Sep 2016 Romania 7 Mar 1996 Russian Federation 8 Feb 1996 San Marino27 Nov 2015 Slovakia<superscript>3,4</superscript>28 May 1993 dSweden 2 Jul 1984 Türkiye27 Feb 2003 Uganda23 Aug 2022 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="" 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. 60 as from 1 July 1984. See also note 1 under “Czech Republic” and note 1 under “Slovakia” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.4Contracting State having proposed the Regulation and date of entry into force of the Regulation for that State in accordance with article 1 (3).5In 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.6The German Democratic Republic applied Regulation No. 60 as from 3 April 1988.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. 60 which had] so far been applied only by the German Democratic Republic shall be applied by the Federal Republic of Germany as from 3 October 1990, the date when the German Democratic Republic acceded to the Federal Republic of Germany...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.