Contracting Parties under UN R42 Front and Rear Protection

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 25 June 1983
Italy 01 June 1980
Belarus 02 July 1995
Belgium 16 October 1982
Czech Republic 18 September 1982
Denmark 24 March 1981
Finland 12 April 1991
Russian Federation 17 February 1987
Poland 13 November 1992
Hungary 21 March 1993
Lithuania 29 March 2002
Luxembourg 01 May 1984
Malaysia 04 April 2006
Turkey 28 April 2003
Netherlands 02 May 1988
Norway 21 February 1988
Sweden 28 October 1980
Romania 03 February 1984
Slovak Republic 18 September 1982
Spain 01 June 1980
Albania 05 November 2011
Georgia 25 May 2015
Canada 06 March 2013

Unilateral acceptance outside the 1958 Agreement

Egypt 03 February 2013
Republic of Moldova 20 November 2016
San Marino 26 January 2016
Nigeria 17 December 2018
France 10 May 2020
Republic of Armenia 30 April 2018