Contracting Parties under UN R53 Motorcycle Lighting

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 05 October 1986
France 08 July 1994
Italy 01 February 1983
Australia 31 July 2010
Austria 24 March 1998
European Union 24 March 1998
Belarus 02 July 1995
Belgium 05 July 1983
Bosnia and Herzegovina 06 March 1992
Bulgaria 01 January 2007
Croatia 08 October 1991
Cyprus 01 May 2004
Czech Republic 30 July 1984
Denmark 24 March 1998
Estonia 01 May 2004
Finland 12 September 1988
Russian Federation 06 March 1988
Poland 13 November 1992
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 03 September 1995
North Macedonia 17 September 1991
Greece 24 March 1998
Hungary 26 March 1984
Ireland 24 March 1998
Latvia 18 January 1999
Lithuania 29 March 2002
Ukraine 22 March 2010
Luxembourg 28 August 1990
Malaysia 04 April 2006
Turkey 07 July 2000
Netherlands 02 May 1988
Malta 01 May 2004
Norway 07 March 1999
Montenegro 03 June 2006
Serbia 27 April 1992
Sweden 28 December 1983
Portugal 24 March 1998
Romania 06 May 1996
Slovak Republic 30 July 1984
Slovenia 01 April 1985
Spain 24 March 1998
Albania 05 November 2011
Egypt 03 February 2013
Georgia 25 May 2015
San Marino 26 January 2016
Republic of Moldova 20 November 2016
Nigeria 17 December 2018
Japan 25 September 2020

View Japan’s depositary notification

Republic of Armenia 30 April 2018