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CHAPTER XI
TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS
B . Road Traffic
34 . Intergovernmental Agreement on the Asian Highway Network
Bangkok, 18 November 2003
Entry into force
:
4 July 2005, in accordance with article 6(2)see article 6 which reads as follows: "1. This Agreement shall enter into force on the ninetieth day following the date on which the Governments of at least eight (8) States have consented to be bound by the Agreement pursuant to article 5 paragraph 2. For each State which definitively signs or deposits its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession after the date upon which the conditions for the entry into force of the Agreement have been met, the Agreement shall enter into force for that State ninety (90) days after the date of its defintive signature or of its deposit of the said instrument.".
Registration :
4 July 2005, No. 41607
Status :
Signatories : 24. Parties : 29
Text :
United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2323, p. 37; Depositary notification C.N.26.2004.TREATIES-2 of 5 February 2004; C.N.78.2006.TREATIES-2 of 23 January 2006 (Proposal of corrections to the authentic english and chinese texts of annex I to the agreement); C.N.89.2006.TREATIES-3 of 2 February 2006 (Proposal of amendments to Annex I of the Agreement) and C.N.633.2006.TREATIES-7 of 3 August 2006 (Acceptance); C.N.343.2006.TREATIES-7 of 5 May 2006 (Corrections to the authentic English and Chinese texts of Annex I to the Agreement); C.N.732.2009.TREATIES-2 of 14 October 2009 (Proposal of Amendments to Annex I of the Agreement) and C.N.219.2010.TREATIES-3 of 15 April 2010 (Acceptance); C.N.200.2013.TREATIES-XI-B.34 of 1 Avril 2013 (Adoption of amendments to Annex I of the Agreement) and C.N.974.2013.TREATIES-XI-B.34 of 4 December 2013 (Entry into force of amendments to Annex I of the Agreement);  C.N.44.2014.TREATIES-XI-B.34 of 4 February 2014 (Adoption of amendments to Annex I of the Agreement).
Note :
The Agreement was adopted by the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific at the Intergovernmental Meeting to Develop an Intergovernmental Agreement on the Asia Highway Network held in Bangkok on 17 and 18 November 2003. It shall be open for signature by States which are members of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific at Shanghai, China, from 26 to 28 April 2004 and thereafter at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 1 May 2004 to 31 December 2005.
Participant
Signature
Definitive signature(s), Ratification, Acceptance(A), Approval(AA), Accession(a)
Afghanistan
26 Apr 2004
 8 Jan 2006
Armenia
26 Apr 2004
 6 Jun 2005
Azerbaijan
28 Apr 2004
 5 May 2005
Bangladesh
  10 Aug 2009 a
Bhutan
26 Apr 2004
18 Aug 2005
Cambodia
26 Apr 2004
 5 Apr 2005 AA
China
  26 Apr 2004 s
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  12 Oct 2012 a
Georgia
26 Apr 2004
 9 Dec 2005 AA
India
27 Apr 2004
16 Feb 2006
Indonesia
26 Apr 2004
11 Feb 2010
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
26 Apr 2004
 3 Nov 2009
Japan
  26 Apr 2004 s
Kazakhstan
26 Apr 2004
 1 Nov 2007 AA
Kyrgyzstan
26 Apr 2004
30 Aug 2006
Lao People's Democratic Republic
26 Apr 2004
10 Apr 2008
Malaysia
24 Sep 2004
 
Mongolia
26 Apr 2004
25 Jul 2005
Myanmar
26 Apr 2004
15 Sep 2004
Nepal
26 Apr 2004
14 Jun 2010
Pakistan
26 Apr 2004
19 Oct 2005
Philippines
 2 Nov 2005
18 Dec 2007
Republic of Korea
26 Apr 2004
13 Aug 2004
Russian Federation
  27 Apr 2004 s
Sri Lanka
26 Apr 2004
24 Sep 2004
Tajikistan
26 Apr 2004
 9 Apr 2006
Thailand
26 Apr 2004
13 Mar 2006
Turkey
26 Apr 2004
30 Mar 2010
Uzbekistan
  26 Apr 2004 s
Viet Nam
26 Apr 2004
 3 Aug 2004 AA
Reservations and declarations
(Unless otherwise indicated, the reservations were madeupon definitive signature, ratification, acceptance,
approval or accession.)
Afghanistan

Upon signature:
       ... "with reservations related to conciliation as provided in Article 14, paragraph 5 of the Agreement".

Azerbaijan

Declaration:
       The Republic of Azerbaijan declares that according to the Article 15 of the Intergovernmental Agreement on the Asian Highway Network, its provisions can not be implemented to the routes connecting the territories of the Republic of Azerbaijan and of the Republic of Armenia.
       The Republic of Azerbaijan declares that it reserves its rights to amend or revoke at any time the provisions the Paragraph 1 of the present declaration, and other Parties will be notified of any such amendments and revocation."

Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Reservation:
       "Pursuant to Article 14, paragraph 5, of the Intergovernmental Agreement on the Asian Highway Network, the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran declares that any dispute between the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran and other States Parties relating to the interpretation or application of this Agreement shall be settled in conformity with the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran and relevant domestic rules and regulations."

Myanmar

Reservation made upon signature and confirmed upon ratification:
       ... the Government of the Union of Myanmar makes the following reservation in relation to article 14(5) of the Agreement:
       "Any State may, at the time of definitive signature or of depositing its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, deposit a reservation stating that it does not consider itself bound by the provisions of the present article relating to conciliation. Other Parties shall not be bound by the provisions of the present article relating to conciliation with respect to any Party which has deposited such a reservation".