Contracting Parties under UN R16 Safety belt systems

The following Contracting Parties are officially listed by the World Forum as applying this regulation. Nonetheless, this designation does not necessarily mean that a given Contracting Party either issues its own type approvals or accepts type approvals issued by other parties as there are exceptions.

Contracting Party Effective Date
Germany 14 May 1973
France 01 December 1970
Italy 15 June 1976
Netherlands 01 December 1970
Sweden 12 October 1980
Belgium 01 December 1970
Hungary 14 November 1988
Czech Republic 14 April 1972
Spain 06 May 1973
Serbia 27 April 1992
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 01 April 1980
Austria 23 November 1980
Luxembourg 01 May 1984
Switzerland 02 July 1982
Norway 21 February 1988
Finland 17 September 1976
Denmark 20 December 1976
Romania 30 September 1979
Poland 06 June 1992
Portugal 24 March 1998
Russian Federation 17 February 1987
Greece 03 December 1995
Ireland 24 March 1998
Croatia 08 October 1991
Slovenia 27 August 1976
Slovak Republic 14 April 1972
Belarus 02 July 1995
Estonia 23 December 1997
Bosnia and Herzegovina 06 March 1992
Latvia 18 January 1999
Bulgaria 01 January 2007
Lithuania 29 March 2002
Turkey 22 February 1999
North Macedonia 17 September 1991
European Union 24 March 1998
Japan 15 October 2008
Ukraine 08 October 2002
New Zealand 19 March 2002
Cyprus 01 May 2004
Malta 01 May 2004
Malaysia 04 April 2006
Montenegro 03 June 2006
Albania 05 November 2011
Georgia 25 May 2015
Egypt 03 February 2013
Republic of Moldova 20 November 2016
San Marino 26 January 2016
Nigeria 17 December 2018
Republic of Armenia 30 April 2018