Position of the Russian Federation with regard to Article 3 – Paragraph 2 of the Draft Revised 1958 Agreement
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Reference Number: WP.29-166-06
Origin: Russia
Date: 20 June 2015
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WP.29/2015/40 | Proposal for Revision 3 of the 1958 Agreement
World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations | Session 166 | 23-26 Jun 2015

54. The Chair of the informal group on IWVTA reported on the outcomes of the last meeting. He reported that OICA had made a formal proposal to revise paragraph 3 of the frozen text of the revision of the 1958 Agreement. After discussions, the group decided not to change the frozen text, but to address the concern of OICA in the revised guidance document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/1044/Rev.1 currently under development. This issue would be revisited at the September meeting of Subgroup for the 1958 Agreement. The representative of OICA clarified he had withdrawn his proposals so as not to risk delaying the final decision on the revision of the 1958 Agreement in many Contracting Parties. The Chair of IWVTA also reported that the decision of the informal group not to amend the current frozen text was also in line with the request from the Russian Federation to keep the frozen text unchanged.