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B . Road Traffic
16 .76 Regulation No. 76. Uniform provisions concerning the approval of headlamps for mopeds emitting a driving beam and a passing beam
Geneva, 1 July 1988
Entry into force
1 July 1988, in accordance with article 1(5).
Registration :
1 July 1988, No. 4789
Status :
Parties : 19
Text :
United Nations,  Treaty Series , vol. 1509, p. 373 and doc. E/ECE/324-E/ECE/ TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.75 and Corr.1; and depositary notifications C.N.95.1992.TREATIES-10 of 16 June 1992 (procès-verbal concerning modifications); C.N.121.2001.TREATIES-1 of 12 March 2001 and doc. TRANS/WP.29/771 (amendments series 01) and C.N.900.2001.TREATIES-2 of 21 September 2001 (adoption).1
Contracting Parties applying Regulation No. 76 1, 2
Application of regulation, Succession(d)
13 Dec 2012
 8 Jun 1990
 2 Feb 2001
14 Jul 1988
Germany 3, 4
14 Jan 1991
 7 Nov 1990
28 Jan 2002
24 Mar 1997
 5 May 1992
 7 Mar 1996
Russian Federation
 8 Feb 1996
15 Nov 1996
16 May 1996
Sweden 4
 1 Jul 1988
 4 Dec 1995
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
20 Jun 2002
 8 May 2000
 9 Aug 2002
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
26 Feb 1990
End Note
1.For additional references to the texts of the annexed regulations and their amendments, see doc. TRANS/WP.29/343 as updated annually.
2.For 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.
3.The German Democratic Republic applied Regulation No. 76 as from 1 July 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. 76 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.”

Moreover, it should be noted that Regulation No. 76 was proposed by the Government of the German Democratic Republic.

See also note 2 under “Germany” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.

4.Contracting State having proposed the Regulation and date of entry into force of the Regulation for that State in accordance with article 1 (3).