UN R116: Proposal for a new series of amendments
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Proposal to update the definition of “key” in line with technological progress and clarifying that a “key” is specifically a means for access, not an anti-theft system.

Reference Number: GRSG-117-31
Origin: OICA
Date: 4 October 2019
Proposal Status: Superseded
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GRSG-117-31-Rev.1 | UN R116: Proposal for amendment concerning key definition
GRSG-117-31-Rev.1 | UN R116: Proposal for amendments
GRSG/2020/24 | UN R116: Proposal for the 01 series of amendments
Working Party on General Safety | Session 117 | 8-11 Oct 2019

52. The expert from OICA presented GRSG-117-31 amending ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2019/07 to amend the definition of keys that take account of innovative vehicle alarms systems, such as silent alarm or door-unlocking using smart phone. GRSG agreed that further work was needed and to this end considered establishment of a task force. Experts of France, Germany, Netherlands and United Kingdom showed interest in this work.