Session 163 | Geneva | 24-27 Jun 2014
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Agenda Item 4.1.
Status of the 1958 Agreement and of the annexed UN Regulations

37. The secretariat informed the World Forum about the latest update of the status of the 1958 Agreement (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/343/Rev.22) containing the information received by the secretariat until 20 June 2014, which was available on the WP.29 website at: www.unece.org/trans/main/wp29/wp29wgs/wp29gen/wp29fdocstts.html. WP.29 noted that the two new UN Regulations Nos. 132 on Retrofit Emission Control devices and 133 on the recyclability of vehicles, adopted by AC.1 in November 2013, had entered into force on 17 June 2014 for all the Contracting Parties to the 1958 Agreement with the exception of Australia and Japan. WP.29 also noted that Japan would apply UN Regulations Nos. 43, 60, 64 and 79 as from 16 August 2014.