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CHAPTER XI
TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS
B . Road Traffic
10 . Convention on the Taxation of Road Vehicles for Private Use in International Traffic
Geneva, 18 May 1956
Entry into force
:
18 August 1959, in accordance with article 6(2).
Registration :
18 August 1959, No. 4844
Status :
Signatories : 8. Parties : 23
Text :
United Nations,  Treaty Series , vol. 339, p. 3.
Participant
Signature
Acceptance(A), Accession(a), Succession(d), Ratification, Definitive signature(s)
Albania
  14 Oct 2008 a
Australia
   3 May 1961 a
Austria
18 May 1956
12 Nov 1958
Belgium
18 May 1956
 
Bosnia and Herzegovina 1
  12 Jan 1994 d
Cambodia
  22 Sep 1959 a
Czech Republic 2
   2 Jun 1993 d
Denmark
   9 Feb 1968 a
Finland
  18 May 1956 s
France
18 May 1956
20 May 1959
Germany 3, 4
   7 Jul 1961 a
Ghana
  18 Aug 1959 a
Ireland
  31 May 1962 a
Luxembourg
18 May 1956
28 May 1965
Malta
  22 Nov 1966 a
Montenegro 5
  23 Oct 2006 d
Netherlands 6
18 May 1956
20 Apr 1959
Norway
   9 Jul 1965 a
Poland 7
18 May 1956
 4 Sep 1969
Romania
  10 Jul 1967 a
Serbia 1
  12 Mar 2001 d
Slovakia 2
  28 May 1993 d
Sweden
18 May 1956
16 Jan 1958
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
18 May 1956
15 Jan 1963
Declarations and Reservations
(Unless otherwise indicated, the declarations and reservations were made
upon definitive signature, ratification, accession or succession.)
Czech Republic 1

Poland 7

Romania
       The Socialist Republic of Romania does not consider itself bound by the provisions of article 10, paragraphs 2 and 3, of the Convention, its position being that a dispute concerning the interpretation or application of the Convention cannot be submitted to arbitration without the consent of all the parties in dispute.
       The Council of State of the Socialist Republic of Romania believes that the maintenance of the state of dependence of certain territories to which the regulations of article 9 of the Convention refer is not in harmony with the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 14 December 1960 in resolution 1514 (XV), in which the necessity of bringing to a speedy and unconditional end colonialism in all its forms and manifestations is proclaimed.

Slovakia 1

Territorial Application
Participant
Date of receipt of the notification
Territories
Australia 3 May 1961 Papua and Trust Territory of New Guinea
Netherlands 6 20 Apr 1959 Netherlands Antilles, Netherlands New Guinea and Suriname
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 15 Jan 1963 Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney and the Isle of Man
  6 Jun 1963 Falkland Islands (Malvinas) and Gibraltar
  18 Jul 1963 British Virgin Islands and Seychelles
  26 Jul 1963 Montserrat and St. Lucia
  8 Nov 1963 British Guiana, Brunei, St. Vincent and Zanzibar
  6 May 1964 Mauritius
End Note
1.The former Yugoslavia had signed and ratified the Convention on 18 May 1956 and 8 April 1960, respectively. 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.
2.Czechoslovakia had acceded to the Convention on 2 July 1962, with a declaration. For the text of the declaration, see United Nations, Treaty Series , vol. 431, p. 316. See also note 1 under “Czech Republic” and note 1 under “Slovakia” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
3.See note 2 under “Germany” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
4.See  note 1 under “Germany” regarding Berlin (West) in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
5.See note 1 under "Montenegro" in the "Historical Information" section in the front matter of this volume.
6.See note 1 under “Netherlands” regarding Aruba/Netherlands Antilles in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
7.On 16 October 1997, the Government of Poland notified the Secretary-General that it had decided to withdraw its reservation with regard to article 10, paragraphs 2 and 3 of the Convention made upon ratification. For the text of the reservation see United Nations, Treaty Series , vol. 689, p. 362.