Contracting Parties under UN R25 Head Restraints

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 13 November 1973
France 01 March 1972
Italy 22 September 1978
Austria 24 March 1998
European Union 24 March 1998
Japan 01 September 2002
Belarus 02 July 1995
Belgium 26 September 1979
Bosnia and Herzegovina 06 March 1992
Bulgaria 01 January 2007
Croatia 08 October 1991
Cyprus 01 May 2004
Czech Republic 09 December 1975
Denmark 20 December 1976
Estonia 25 July 1999
Finland 13 February 1978
Russian Federation 17 February 1987
Poland 01 December 2001
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 11 February 1973
North Macedonia 17 September 1991
Greece 03 December 1995
Hungary 21 March 1993
Ireland 24 March 1998
Latvia 18 January 1999
Lithuania 29 March 2002
Ukraine 08 October 2002
Luxembourg 01 May 1984
Malaysia 04 April 2006
Turkey 07 July 2000
Netherlands 01 March 1972
New Zealand 19 March 2002
Republic of South Africa 17 June 2001
Switzerland 02 February 1996
Malta 01 May 2004
Norway 21 February 1988
Montenegro 03 June 2006
Serbia 27 April 1992
Sweden 02 August 1997
Portugal 24 March 1998
Romania 21 February 1977
Slovak Republic 09 December 1975
Slovenia 17 December 1983
Spain 18 June 1984
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