Session 182 | Hybrid session | 10-12 Nov 2020
7.1. Status of the 1997 Agreement

The secretariat will present an updated document with the status of the Agreement including the status of the UN Rules annexed to the Agreement, the list of the Contracting Parties to the Agreement and of their Administrative Departments responsible for periodic technical inspection (PTI).

22. Establishment of the Administrative Committee of the 1997 Agreement (AC.4) and election of officers for the year 2020

The Administrative Committee (AC.4) should be convened if the Contracting Parties to the Agreement so require for adopting decisions regarding the Agreement and or the UN Rules annexed to it. AC.4 shall be composed of all the Contracting Parties in accordance with the rules of procedure set out in Appendix 1 of the 1997 Agreement (ECE/RCTE/CONF/4). A quorum consisting of not less than one-half of the Contracting Parties is required for the purposes of taking decisions (Article 5 of Appendix 1 to the Agreement). At its first session, AC.4 should elect the officials for the year.

23. Amendments to Rules annexed to the 1997 Agreement

WP.29 agreed to transmit proposals for amendments to UN Rules annexed to the 1997 Agreement, if any, to the Administrative Committee AC.4 for consideration and adoption by vote. Proposed amendments to Rules shall be put to the vote. Each country, Contracting Party to the Agreement applying the Rule shall have one vote. A quorum of not less than one-half of the Contracting Parties applying the Rule is required for the purposes of taking decisions. For the determination of the quorum, regional economic integration organizations, being Contracting Parties to the Agreement, vote with the number of votes of their Member States. The representative of a regional economic integration organization may deliver the votes of those of its constituent sovereign countries which apply the UN Rule. Draft amendments to UN Rules shall be established by a two-thirds majority of those present and voting (Appendix 1, Article 6 of the 1997 Agreement). Contracting Parties to the Agreement are invited to be represented either by their representatives from the capitals or from their Missions in Geneva). The vote is expected to take place on Wednesday, 24 June 2020 at the end of the morning session.

24. Establishment of new Rules annexed to the 1997 Agreement

WP.29 agreed to transmit the proposals for new UN Rules to the Administrative Committee AC.4 for consideration and adoption by vote, if any. Proposed new Rules shall be put to the vote. Each country, Contracting Party to the Agreement shall have one vote. A quorum of not less than one-half of the Contracting Parties is required for the purposes of taking decisions. For the determination of the quorum, regional economic integration organizations, being Contracting Parties to the Agreement, vote with the number of votes of their Member States. The representative of a regional economic integration organization may deliver the votes of those of its constituent sovereign countries. New UN Rules shall be established by a two-thirds majority of those present and voting (Appendix 1, Article 6 of the 1997 Agreement). Contracting Parties to the Agreement are invited to be represented either by their representatives from the capitals or from their Missions in Geneva). The vote is expected to take place on Wednesday, 24 June 2020 at the end of the morning session.

WP.29-182-01
WP.29 Working Parties, Informal Working Groups and Chairs as of 1 November 2020
09 Nov 2020 World Forum Informal Documents 1958 Agreement 1958 Agreement Agreement Concerning the Adoption of Uniform Technical Prescriptions for Wheeled Vehicles, Equipment and Parts which can be Fitted and/or be Used on Wheeled Vehicles and the Conditions for Reciprocal Recognition of Approvals Granted on the Basis of these Prescriptions 1997 Agreement on Periodical Technical Inspections 1997 Agreement Agreement Concerning the Adoption of Uniform Conditions for Periodical Technical Inspections of Wheeled Vehicles and the Reciprocal Recognition of such Inspections 1998 Global Agreement 1998 Agreement Agreement concerning the establishing of global technical regulations for wheeled vehicles, equipment, and parts which can be fitted and/or be used on wheeled vehicles WP.29-182-0001
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Draft calendar of WP.29 sessions for 2021
09 Nov 2020 World Forum Informal Documents 1958 Agreement 1958 Agreement Agreement Concerning the Adoption of Uniform Technical Prescriptions for Wheeled Vehicles, Equipment and Parts which can be Fitted and/or be Used on Wheeled Vehicles and the Conditions for Reciprocal Recognition of Approvals Granted on the Basis of these Prescriptions 1997 Agreement on Periodical Technical Inspections 1997 Agreement Agreement Concerning the Adoption of Uniform Conditions for Periodical Technical Inspections of Wheeled Vehicles and the Reciprocal Recognition of such Inspections 1998 Global Agreement 1998 Agreement Agreement concerning the establishing of global technical regulations for wheeled vehicles, equipment, and parts which can be fitted and/or be used on wheeled vehicles WP.29-182-0002
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The Inland Transport Committee and the Road Safety Progress Report of the ECE Road Safety Action Plan (2011-2020)
09 Nov 2020 World Forum Informal Documents 1958 Agreement 1958 Agreement Agreement Concerning the Adoption of Uniform Technical Prescriptions for Wheeled Vehicles, Equipment and Parts which can be Fitted and/or be Used on Wheeled Vehicles and the Conditions for Reciprocal Recognition of Approvals Granted on the Basis of these Prescriptions 1997 Agreement on Periodical Technical Inspections 1997 Agreement Agreement Concerning the Adoption of Uniform Conditions for Periodical Technical Inspections of Wheeled Vehicles and the Reciprocal Recognition of such Inspections 1998 Global Agreement 1998 Agreement Agreement concerning the establishing of global technical regulations for wheeled vehicles, equipment, and parts which can be fitted and/or be used on wheeled vehicles WP.29-182-0009