Contracting Parties under UN R38 Rear Fog Lamps

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 31 December 1978
France 01 August 1978
Italy 15 January 1979
Australia 31 July 2010
Austria 20 September 1980
European Union 24 March 1998
Japan 31 March 2000
Belarus 02 July 1995
Belgium 29 June 1979
Bosnia and Herzegovina 06 March 1992
Bulgaria 01 January 2007
Croatia 08 October 1991
Cyprus 01 May 2004
Czech Republic 20 July 1981
Denmark 01 August 1978
Estonia 25 July 1999
Finland 10 August 1982
Russian Federation 17 February 1987
Poland 04 March 1988
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 03 April 1979
North Macedonia 17 September 1991
Greece 03 December 1995
Hungary 23 November 1979
Ireland 24 March 1998
Latvia 18 January 1999
Lithuania 29 March 2002
Ukraine 08 October 2002
Luxembourg 04 October 1987
Malaysia 04 April 2006
Turkey 07 July 2000
Netherlands 01 August 1978
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 November 1980
Portugal 24 March 1998
Romania 05 June 1981
Slovak Republic 20 July 1981
Slovenia 24 July 1983
Spain 01 August 1978
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