Document GRSG/2019/22
Proposal for a draft new UN Regulation on vehicle alarm system and approval of a vehicle with regard to its vehicle alarm system
Status: Superseded
Submitted by OICA

Proposal for a new regulation on uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicle alarm systems and approval of a vehicle with regard to its vehicle alarm system. The regulation would extract provisions from UN R116 in order to advance UN R0 on the international whole vehicle type approval system.

Discussions and Outcomes
119th GRSG session (6-9 Oct 2020)

52. The expert from OICA introduced documents ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/25, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/26 (as amended by GRSG-119-17), ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/27, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/28, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/29 and ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/30, on new UN Regulations (on Devices Against Unauthorized Use, on Immobilizers, and on Vehicle Alarm Systems) and on amendments to UN Regulations Nos. 18, 97 and 116 related to the splitting of the existing regulation into three new UN Regulations and the subsequent administrative adjustments to the existing ones.

53. GRSG adopted the documents introduced by the expert from OICA and agreed to submit them for consideration and vote at the March 2021 session of WP.29/AC.1.

117th GRSG session (8-11 Oct 2019)

53. The expert from OICA presented GRSG-117-29 providing an overview of the splitting of UN Regulation No. 116 into three new regulations on (i) anti-theft and alarm systems, (ii) on devices against unauthorized use and (iii) on approvals of immobilizers and vehicle with regards to its immobilizer.

54. GRSG agreed to resume consideration on this item at its next session in March 2020.

116th GRSG session (8-12 Apr 2019)

45. The expert from OICA presented GRSG-116-40-Rev.1 on the historical highlights and progress of the splitting of UN Regulation No. 116 (GRSG-116-09-Rev.1). She reported on the status of ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2017/23, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2017/24/ Rev.1, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2017/25 and its Corr.1, as reflected in GRSG-116-06-Rev.1, GRSG-116-07 and GRSG-116-08. She invited all interested experts to send her their final comments not later than by the end of May 2019 to allow her to set up a TF to review the proposals and to prepare, in due time, the final versions of the draft official documents for submission to the secretariat. She added that the provisions of Annex 5 on ElectroMagnetic Compatibility (EMC) should be scrutinized by the Working Party on Lighting and Light-Signalling (GRE), particularly by its TF on EMC.

46. GRSG endorsed the request. The Chair announced that he would inform the GRE Chair in the near future, and WP.29 at its June 2019 session. GRSG agreed to resume discussions at its next session based on official documents.