This agenda item relates to UN R116 Anti-theft and Alarm Systems.

GRSG agreed to resume considerations on a proposal by OICA (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/24 based on GRSG-117-31/Rev.1) to amend the definition of keys that take account of innovative vehicle alarm systems, such as silent alarm or door-unlocking using smart phone, if available. GRSG may wish to be informed on the outcome of the work by the task force on the definition of keys.

GRSG agreed to resume considerations on the splitting of UN Regulation No. 116 into three new UN Regulations, one concerning approval of devices against unauthorized use and approval of a vehicle with regard to its devices against unauthorized use (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/25 based on ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2019/20 as amended by GRSG-118-19), one concerning approval of immobilizers and approval of a vehicle with regard to its immobilizer (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/26 based on ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2019/21 as amended by GRSG-118-20) and one concerning approval of vehicle alarm system and approval of a vehicle with regard to its vehicle alarm system (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/27 based on ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2019/22 as amended by GRSG-118-21).

GRSG is expected to consider proposals for amendments to UN Regulation No. 18 concerning the approval of category M1 and N1, with regard to their protection against unauthorized use (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/28 based on GRSG-118-22), proposal for amendments to UN Regulation No. 97 concerning the approval of category M1, and those of category N1 with a maximum mass of not more than 2 tonnes, with regard to their alarm system(s) and immobilizers (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/29 based on GRSG-118-23) and a proposal for amendments to UN Regulation No. 116 concerning the protection of motor vehicles against unauthorized use (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/30 based on GRSG-118-24).
Working Party on General Safety | Session 117 | 8-11 Oct 2019

52. The expert from OICA presented GRSG-117-31 amending ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2019/07 to amend the definition of keys that take account of innovative vehicle alarms systems, such as silent alarm or door-unlocking using smart phone. GRSG agreed that further work was needed and to this end considered establishment of a task force. Experts of France, Germany, Netherlands and United Kingdom showed interest in this work.

Working Party on General Safety | Session 118 | 15-17 Jul 2020

40. The expert from OICA introduced document GRSG-118-25 and 25-rev.1, updating GRSG on progress and actions taken in the exercise to split UN Regulation No. 116 into three separate UN Regulations and on pending issues. She proposed the conversion of documents GRSG-118-19, 20, 21, 22, 23 and 24, on amendments to UN Regulations Nos. 18, 97 and 116, and on new UN Regulations, into official documents their submission for consideration at the October 2020 session of GRSG.

41. GRSG requested the secretariat to convert GRSG-118-19, 20, 21, 22, 23 and 24, on amendments to UN Regulations Nos. 18, 97 and 116, and on new UN Regulations, into official documents and submit them for consideration at the October 2020 session of GRSG.

Working Party on General Safety | Session 119 | 6-9 Oct 2020

52. The expert from OICA introduced documents ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/25, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/26 (as amended by GRSG-119-17), ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/27, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/28, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/29 and ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/30, on new UN Regulations (on Devices Against Unauthorized Use, on Immobilizers, and on Vehicle Alarm Systems) and on amendments to UN Regulations Nos. 18, 97 and 116 related to the splitting of the existing regulation into three new UN Regulations and the subsequent administrative adjustments to the existing ones.

53. GRSG adopted the documents introduced by the expert from OICA and agreed to submit them for consideration and vote at the March 2021 session of WP.29/AC.1.

Task Force on Definition of a Key under UN R116 | Session 2 | 18 May 2020
Documentation
GRSG-119-17 | UN R116: Proposal for changes to document GRSG/2020/26 (Draft New Regulation on Immobilizers) (OICA)
GRSG-119-28 | Status report of the UN R116 key definitions task force
GRSG/2020/24 | UN R116: Proposal for the 01 series of amendments (OICA)
GRSG/2020/25 | Proposal for a new UN Regulation on Devices Against Unauthorized Use (OICA)
GRSG/2020/26 | Proposal for a new UN Regulation concerning approval of immobilizers and a vehicle with regard to its immobilizer (OICA)
GRSG/2020/27 | Proposal for a new UN Regulation concerning the approval of vehicle alarm systems and of a vehicle with regard to its vehicle alarm system (OICA)
GRSG/2020/28 | UN R18: Proposal for supplement 4 to the 03 series of amendments (OICA)
GRSG/2020/29 | UN R97: Proposal for Supplement 9 to the 01 series of amendments (OICA)
GRSG/2020/30 | UN R116: Proposal for Supplement 8 (OICA)