Type of Notification
regular notification
Date of Distribution
2018.08.01
WTO Country
Agency Responsible
European Commission
Regions Affected
European Commission EU-TBT Enquiry Point Fax: +(32) 2 299 80 43 E-mail: grow-eu-tbt@ec.europa.eu Website: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/tools-databases/tbt/en/
Notified Document Details
<p style="margin:2px !important;">Draft Commission Regulation amending Annex IV to Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council and Annexes I, III and IV to Directive 2007/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards updating the references to and inclusion of certain Regulations of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe on the type-approval of motor vehicles (and its accompanying annexes) (7 pages + 6 pages of annexes, in English)</p>
ICS Code
Covered Products
<p style="margin:2px !important;">New motor vehicles and systems, components and separate technical units intended for such vehicles</p>
Description of Content

The main objective of this draft Commission Regulation is to update the references to UN regulations listed in the respective annexes to the General Safety Regulation (Regulation (EC) No 661/2009)and the Framework Directive (Directive 2007/46/EC) on motor vehicle type-approval in order to ensure that technical progress is not hampered. This is the 5th cycle of amendments to the General Safety Regulation since its adoption in 2009. Annexes I, III and IV to the Framework Directive are also complemented to reflect the adoption of UN Regulation No 0 on uniform provisions concerning International Whole Vehicle Type Approval.

Objectives & Rationale
<p style="margin:2px !important;"><span style="font-face: Verdana;">Protection of human health and safety.</span></p>
Relevant Documents

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 July 2009 concerning type-approval requirements for the general safety of motor vehicles, their trailers and systems, components and separate technical units intended therefor

EUR-Lex - 32009R0661 - EN - EUR-Lex

 

Directive 2007/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 September 2007 establishing a framework for the approval of motor vehicles and their trailers, and of systems, components and separate technical units intended for such vehicles (Framework Directive)

EUR-Lex - 32007L0046 - EN - EUR-Lex

Final Date of Comments
2018.09.30
Contact Details
European Commission EU-TBT Enquiry Point Fax: + (32) 2 299 80 43 E-mail: grow-eu-tbt@ec.europa.eu The text is available on the EU-TBT Website: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/tools-databases/tbt/en/
Document Online Link (EN)
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