In the framework of the International Whole Vehicle Type Approval (IWVTA) discussion, it was agreed to split Regulation No. 13-H into three distinct Regulations: on Braking, on Brake Assist Systems (BAS) and on Electronic Stability Control (ESC). In order to complete this task and to ease the implementation work of Contracting Parties relying on the existing text of the Regulation to mandate BAS or ESC, new transitional provisions are proposed.
60. The expert from the UK recalled, on behalf of the group of interested experts dealing with this matter, the purpose of GRRF-79-05, GRRF-79-06 and GRRF‑79‑07 superseding official proposals for separate Regulations on Brake Assist Systems (BAS) (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRRF/2014/11) and on Electronic Stability Control (ESC) (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRRF/2014/12) extracted from Regulation No. 13‑H (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRRF/2014/10). She then introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/ GRRF/2015/33 as amended by GRRF-80-32 proposing transitional provisions to make sure that Countries mandating the fitment of ESC or BAS on the basis of the existing text of Regulation No. 13-H would be able to continue to mandate this fitment, unaffected by this extraction. GRRF agreed to reconsider this proposal at its February 2016 session.