Regulation No. 0 - Uniform provisions concerning International Whole Vehicle Type Approval (IWVTA)
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Proposal from the IWVTA informal group.

Reference Number: WP.29-171-11
Date: 13 March 2017
Proposal Status: Superseded
Related Documents:
WP.29/2017/104 | Draft UN Regulation No. 0 on uniform provisions concerning International Whole Vehicle Type Approval
Discussion(s):
World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations | Session 171 | 14-17 Mar 2017

60. The representative of Japan, on behalf of the Chair of the IWG on IWVTA, presented WP.29-171-12, on the progress made by the group at the recent meetings on the development of draft UN Regulation No. 0 on IWVTA and seeking guidance from WP.29 the language for application for approval and accompanying documentation. Referring to WP.29-171-11, he reiterated the intention of the IWG to submit a final proposal of the draft UN Regulation for consideration at the November 2017 session of WP.29. The secretariat was requested to circulate WP.29-171-11 with an official symbol at the next session of WP.29.

61. The representative of Japan, on behalf of the Chair of the IWG on IWVTA requested guidance from WP.29 on the matter of streamlining the administrative procedures of type approval processes with the use of the English language as a common language, as proposed in paragraph 3.3 of the draft proposal for UN Regulation No. 0 (informal document WP.29-171-11). The representatives of France and the Russian Federation expressed their concerns about the expansion of this norm for other UN Regulations, which now use three languages as equals and requested additional time to reflect on this issue.