Document GRSG/2020/14
UN Consolidated Resolution R.E.3 Proposal for amendment
Status: Superseded
Submitted by Egypt

The text prepared by the expert from Egypt to amend Consolidated Resolution R.E.3.

Discussions and Outcomes
121st GRSG session (12-16 Apr 2021)
GRSG/2021/14

110. The secretary of GRSG introduced the proposal for amendments to the Consolidated Resolution on the construction of vehicles (R.E.3) (GRSG-121-30), a consolidated text based on ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/14 as amended by informal document GRSG-119-24 and decisions taken at the 119th GRSG session (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/98 para. 63). It also included ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2020/82, adopted by AC.1 in June 2020.

111. Following comments from the Netherlands, Switzerland and OICA, GRSG adopted ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2021/14, the proposal for amendments to the Consolidated Resolution R.E.3, as amended by GRSG-121-30 and in session, and requested the secretariat to submit it as an official document to WP.29 for consideration and vote at its November 2021 session.

119th GRSG session (6-9 Oct 2020)
GRSG-119-24

61. The expert from OICA introduced GRSG-119-24, amending the proposal for amendments to the Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (R.E.3) (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/14).

62. The expert from CLEPA supported the proposal of OICA to delete paragraph 1.17 and the experts from Japan, Germany and the Netherlands supported the proposal of OICA to delete paragraph 2.10 proposed in ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/14.

63. GRSG decided to defer considerations related to amendments to R.E.3 to its April 2021 session. Towards that end, the secretariat was requested to prepare a revised and consolidated version, based on revised and supplemented texts of document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/14, as amended by GRSG-119-24, and in alignment with the amendments to R.E.3 adopted by WP.29 at its June 2020 session, for consideration at the April 2021 session of GRSG.

118th GRSG session (15-17 Jul 2020)

52. On behalf of the expert from Egypt, the secretariat introduced document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/14, the proposal for amendments to the Consolidated Resolution R.E.3.

53. The Chair of GRSG requested the addition of Pakistan to the list of Contracting Parties to the 1958 Agreement, along with their distinguishing number.

54. The expert of Japan recommended the deletion of paragraph 2.10. on page 14, with support from Germany and Netherlands.

55. The expert from OICA supported the request of Japan, recommended the deletion of paragraph 1.14. on page 6, and requested guidance of GRVA concerning the content of paragraph 1.17. on page 6.

56. The expert from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland commented on the removal of the year designating ISO Standards listed in paragraphs 2.8.3.1-2.8.3.3, recommending that the year be kept, or updated to reflect the latest version of the ISO Standard.

57. GRSG decided to keep document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/14, on amendments to the Consolidated Resolution on the construction of vehicles (R.E.3), on the agenda of the October meeting of the group, pending further consultations on its content in the meantime. The Chair of GRSG expressed that he looked forward to the participation of the expert from Egypt at the next session of the group, and to the presentation of potential updates to the document under consideration.

117th GRSG session (8-11 Oct 2019)
GRSG-117-33

66. The secretariat presented GRSG-117-33 on behalf of Egypt proposing several amendments to the Consolidated Resolution on the construction of vehicles, R.E.3. GRSG considered the several of the amendments as logical while others would need further review. GRSG agreed to resume consideration on GRSG-117-33 on basis of an official documents at its next session.

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