Contracting Parties under UN R44 Child Restraint 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 23 March 1984
France 01 January 1992
Italy 29 January 1989
Netherlands 01 February 1981
Sweden 13 June 1981
Belgium 17 November 1982
Hungary 14 November 1988
Czech Republic 17 November 1982
Spain 02 April 1996
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 01 February 1981
Austria 28 July 1987
Luxembourg 01 May 1984
Switzerland 02 February 1996
Norway 21 February 1988
Finland 12 April 1991
Denmark 24 May 1981
Romania 03 February 1984
Poland 22 July 2000
Portugal 24 March 1998
Russian Federation 11 May 2002
Greece 24 March 1998
Ireland 24 March 1998
Slovenia 15 July 1996
Slovak Republic 17 November 1982
Estonia 23 December 1997
Latvia 18 January 1999
Bulgaria 01 January 2007
Lithuania 29 March 2002
Turkey 28 April 2003
North Macedonia 19 August 2002
European Union 24 March 1998
Japan 01 October 2006
Ukraine 22 March 2010
Cyprus 01 May 2004
Malta 01 May 2004
Malaysia 04 April 2006
Albania 05 November 2011
Georgia 25 May 2015
Egypt 03 February 2013
Republic of Moldova 20 November 2016
San Marino 26 January 2016
Serbia 18 October 2010
Croatia 01 July 2013
Belarus 11 February 2013
Nigeria 17 December 2018
Republic of Armenia 30 April 2018