Session 183 | Web conference | 9-11 Mar 2021
5.1. Status of the 1998 Agreement, including the implementation of paragraph 7.1 of the Agreement

The secretariat will present an updated list of the Contracting Parties to the Agreement, the adopted UN GTRs, the technical regulations listed in the Compendium of Candidates and the status of the 1998 Agreement incorporating the comments received. A list with the priorities and items, which the World Forum and its subsidiary bodies are considering as exchange of views, will also be presented, including the most recent information.

WP.29-183-04 | Status of the 1998 Agreement Status of the 1998 Agreement of the global registry and of the compendium of candidates - Situation on priorities and proposals to develop UN GTRs as of 5 March 2021.
WP.29-183-04 | Status of the 1998 Agreement Status of the 1998 Agreement of the global registry and of the compendium of candidates - Situation on priorities and proposals to develop UN GTRs as of 5 March 2021.
13. Monitoring of the 1998 Agreement: Reports of the Contracting Parties on the transposition of UN GTRs and their amendments into their national/regional law

AC.3 agreed to continue consideration of this matter. Contracting Parties to the Agreement were invited to use the notification system developed by the secretariat for the annual reports on the transposition of UN GTRs and their amendments. Contracting Parties can use, as a model, the examples provided by the European Union, the Russian Federation and the United States of America (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/1102, paras. 96 and 97). The secretariat will contact the heads of the delegations of the Contracting Parties with pending notifications to facilitate the notification process (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/1108, para. 78).

WP.29-183-04 | Status of the 1998 Agreement Status of the 1998 Agreement of the global registry and of the compendium of candidates - Situation on priorities and proposals to develop UN GTRs as of 5 March 2021.
14. Consideration and vote by AC.3 of draft UN GTR and/or draft amendments to established UN GTR, if any

The Contracting Parties shall establish, through an Executive Committee consisting of all the Contracting Parties in conformity with the rules of procedure set out in Annex B and on the basis of the following articles and paragraphs, UN GTRs on safety, environmental protection, energy efficiency, and anti-theft performance of wheeled vehicles, equipment and parts which can be fitted and/or be used on wheeled vehicles (Article 1, para. 1.1.1).

Proposed new UN GTRs, as well as proposed amendments to established UN GTRs, shall be put to vote. Each country, Contracting Party to the Agreement, shall have one vote. A quorum consisting of not less than one-half of the Contracting Parties to the Agreement is required for the purpose of taking decisions. For determining the quorum, regional economic integration organizations and its member States being Contracting Parties to the Agreement shall be counted as one Contracting Party. The representative of a regional economic integration organization may deliver the votes of its constituent sovereign countries that are Contracting Parties to the Agreement (Annex B, Articles 3 and 5). New draft UN GTRs, as well as draft amendments to established UN GTRs, shall be established by a consensus vote of the Contracting Parties to the Agreement present and voting (Annex B, Article 7.2.).

17. Exchange of information on new priorities to be included in the programme of work

AC.3 may wish to update its Programme of work, if necessary.

WP.29/2019/31 | Draft programme of work (PoW) under the 1998 Agreement
WP.29-183-04
Status of the 1998 Agreement
05 Mar 2021 World Forum Informal Documents 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 Status of the 1998 Agreement of the global registry and of the compendium of candidates - Situation on priorities and proposals to develop UN GTRs as of 5 March 2021. WP.29-183-0004