Road Traffic
1661United Nations Regulation No. 61. Uniform provisions concerning the approval of commercial vehicles with regard to their external projections forward of the cab's rear panelGeneva, 15 July 198415 July 1984, in accordance with article 1(5).15 July 1984, No. 4789Parties30United Nations, <i>Treaty Series </i>, vol. 1363, p. 242 and doc. E/ECE/324-E/ECE/ TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.60; C.N.302.2006.TREATIES-1 of 10 April 2006 and doc. ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2006/23 (supplement 1 to the original) and C.N.874.2006.TREATIES-2 of 25 October 2006 (adoption); C.N.31.2013.TREATIES-XI.B.16.61 of 15 January 2013 (proposal of amendments) and C.N.472.2013.TREATIES-XI.B.16.61 of 24 July 2013 (adoption); C.N.679.2015.TREATIES-XI.B.16.61 of 18 December 2015 (proposal of amendments) and C.N.470.2016.TREATIES-XI.B.16.61 of 8 July 2016 (adoption).<superscript>1</superscript>
Contracting Parties applying Regulation No. 61<superscript>2</superscript>ParticipantApplication of regulation, Succession(d)Armenia 1 Mar 2018 Belarus 3 May 1995 Czech Republic<superscript>3</superscript> 2 Jun 1993 dEgypt 5 Dec 2012 Estonia26 May 1999 European Union 3 Oct 2013 Finland11 Feb 1991 France<superscript>4</superscript>15 Jul 1984 Germany<superscript>5</superscript>14 Jan 1991 Hungary 7 Jun 1995 Italy<superscript>4</superscript>15 Jul 1984 Lithuania28 Jan 2002 Luxembourg27 Sep 1996 Malaysia 3 Feb 2006 Netherlands (Kingdom of the)22 Apr 1985 Nigeria18 Oct 2018 Pakistan24 Feb 2020 Philippines 3 Nov 2022 Poland 2 Oct 2001 Republic of Moldova21 Sep 2016 Romania 4 Feb 1985 Russian Federation19 Dec 1986 San Marino27 Nov 2015 Serbia19 Mar 2008 Slovakia<superscript>3</superscript>28 May 1993 dSweden30 Oct 1984 Türkiye 8 May 2000 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. 61 as from 3 November 1985. 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  (3).5The German Democratic Republic applied Regulation No. 61 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. 61 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.