Document WP.29/2021/50
Vehicle alarm systems: Proposal for a new UN Regulation
Status: Adopted

Proposal to create a new UN Regulation on uniform provisions concerning the approval of a vehicle alarm system and approval of a vehicle with regard to its vehicle alarm system, pursuant to splitting the UN R116 into three separate regulations.

Discussions and Outcomes
183rd WP.29 session (9-11 Mar 2021)

90. The Chair of GRSG presented draft proposals for new UN Regulations contained in documents ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2020/123/Rev.1, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2021/48, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2021/49 and ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2021/50, under agenda items 4.12.1 to 4.12.4., as well as a proposal for the 01 series of amendments, contained in document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2021/58, to the draft proposal for the new UN Regulation on Event Data Recorder (EDR) contained in document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2020/123/Rev.1. The World Forum recommended their submission to AC.1 for voting.

This proposal (WP.29/2021/50) was adopted by the World Forum. Thirty-nine Contracting Parties to the 1958 Agreement were present for the vote by AC.1. Thirty-eight voted in favor with zero against and one abstaining.
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.