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Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/166 of 3 February 2015 supplementing and amending Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the inclusion of specific procedures, assessment methods and technical requirements, and amending Directive 2007/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, and Commission Regulations (EU) No 1003/2010, (EU) No 109/2011 and (EU) No 458/2011 (Text with EEA relevance)

C/2015/0439

OJ L 28, 4.2.2015, p. 3–39 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

In force

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/2015/166/oj

4.2.2015   

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Official Journal of the European Union

L 28/3


COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2015/166

of 3 February 2015

supplementing and amending Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the inclusion of specific procedures, assessment methods and technical requirements, and amending Directive 2007/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, and Commission Regulations (EU) No 1003/2010, (EU) No 109/2011 and (EU) No 458/2011

(Text with EEA relevance)

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to 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) (1), and in particular Article 39(2) thereof,

Having regard to 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 (2), and in particular Article 14(1)(a) and (f) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

It is necessary to lay down detailed provisions for the type-approval of motor vehicles, their trailers and systems, components and separate technical units intended therefor regarding their general safety and to clarify the conditions of application of the relevant legislation made compulsory by Regulation (EC) No 661/2009.

(2)

Without prejudice to the list of regulatory acts setting the requirements for the purpose of EC type-approval of vehicles laid down in Annex IV to Directive 2007/46/EC, Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 provides vehicle manufacturers with the possibility to submit an application for type-approval for measures implementing Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 setting out requirements in areas covered by UNECE regulations.

(3)

It is in particular necessary to set out specific procedures for type-approval according to Article 20 of Directive 2007/46/EC concerning new technologies or concepts incompatible with the existing measures implementing Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 covered by UNECE regulations, as such provisions are currently unavailable, but needed.

(4)

It is in principle not possible to obtain type-approval in accordance with UNECE regulations in the case of installed components or separate technical units which have only a valid EC type-approval. However, this should be made possible for the purposes of EC type-approval according to Regulation (EC) No 661/2009, based on the provisions of the UNECE regulations.

(5)

Annex XV to Directive 2007/46/EC lists regulatory acts for which a manufacturer may be designated as technical service, including a number of Directives that are repealed by Regulation (EC) No 661/2009. It is therefore necessary to replace the references to the relevant Directives with references to the appropriate measures implementing Regulation (EC) No 661/2009.

(6)

Annex XVI to Directive 2007/46/EC lists the regulatory acts for which virtual testing may be used by the manufacturer or a technical service, including a number of Directives that are repealed by Regulation (EC) No 661/2009. It is therefore necessary to replace the relevant references to the relevant Directives with the references to the appropriate measures implementing Regulation (EC) No 661/2009.

(7)

To allow for a consistent approach with regard to the numbering of EC type-approval certificates and EC type-approval marks, it is further necessary to set out specific administrative provisions as well as a numbering and marking system under Regulation (EC) No 661/2009.

(8)

UNECE regulations contain specific provisions on the particulars that must accompany an application for type approval. In the context of the procedures provided for in this Regulation, those particulars should equally be indicated in the information folder.

(9)

Compliance with Council Directive 71/320/EEC (3), repealed by Regulation (EC) No 661/2009, is still compulsory for replacement brake lining assemblies but compliance with UNECE Regulation No 90 (4) was accepted as an alternative. Detailed provisions, including adequate transitional provisions, have to be provided for regarding the replacement of brake lining assemblies, drum brake linings, brake discs and brake drums for power-driven vehicles and their trailers in accordance with UNECE Regulation No 90.

(10)

Concerning vehicles of category N, pursuant to Article 6(4) of Regulation (EC) No 661/2009, the vehicle cab or the space provided for the driver and passengers must be of sufficient strength to offer protection to the occupants in the event of an impact, taking account of UNECE Regulation No 29 (5). For this purpose, this regulation is to be included in the list of UNECE regulations which comply on a compulsory basis.

(11)

The table in Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 laying down the scope of application for the requirements referred to in Article 5(1) and (2) of that Regulation needs to be updated following the adoption of Commission Directive 2010/19/EU (6).

(12)

Additional requirements concerning cab strength, tyre-pressure monitoring, advanced emergency braking, lane departure warning, gear shift indicator and electronic stability control set out in Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 are not incorporated in the table in Annex I, but should still apply for the purposes of type-approval.

(13)

The list of UNECE regulations which apply on a compulsory basis in Annex IV to Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 is updated frequently to reflect the current situation concerning amendments made to the respective UNECE regulations.

(14)

That list should be complemented with information clarifying under what conditions existing EC type-approvals granted on the basis of Directives repealed by Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 continue to be valid for certain vehicles, components and separate technical units.

(15)

Commission Regulation (EU) No 1003/2010 (7) concerning the space for mounting and the fixing of rear registration plates needs to be revised to take account of specific vehicle designs.

(16)

Commission Regulation (EU) No 109/2011 (8) concerning spray suppression systems needs to be amended to update the reference to the Commission Regulation on wheel guards as well as the latter being applicable for additional vehicle categories.

(17)

Commission Regulation (EU) No 458/2011 (9) concerning the installation of tyres needs to be adapted to technical progress concerning the optional spare wheel for N1 category vehicles laid down in UNECE Regulation No 64 (10).

(18)

Two items in Annex XI to Directive 2007/46/EC listing regulatory acts for special purpose vehicles need to be revised with respect to vehicle sound level requirements so as to bring the applicable requirements back in conformity with provisions that were applied previously.

(19)

The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the Technical Committee — Motor Vehicles,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Subject matter

1.   This Regulation lays down detailed rules concerning the specific procedures, technical requirements and tests for the type-approval of vehicles of categories M, N and O, as well as components and separate technical units intended for such vehicles.

2.   This Regulation also amends certain Annexes to Directive 2007/46/EC to adapt them to technical progress and to provide for procedures allowing type-approval:

of new technologies or concepts in accordance with Article 20 of Directive 2007/46/EC,

of vehicle systems in cases where components and separate technical units bearing an EC type-approval mark are applied instead of an ECE type-approval mark in the context of measures implementing Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 setting out requirements in areas covered by UNECE regulations,

in cases where a manufacturer is designated as technical service in accordance with Annex XV to Directive 2007/46/EC, and

in cases where virtual testing in accordance with Annex XVI to Directive 2007/46/EC has been applied.

Article 2

Application for EC type-approval

1.   The manufacturer or his representative shall submit to the type-approval authority an application drawn up in accordance with the provisions of this Regulation.

2.   An application for EC type-approval following one or more of the procedures of Article 1(2) of this Regulation shall consist of the information folder containing the particulars required by the measures implementing Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 setting out requirements in areas covered by UNECE regulations, and shall be made in accordance with Annex I to Directive 2007/46/EC.

3.   The type-approval authority shall confirm that it considers the application to be complete.

4.   Any EC or UNECE type-approved components and separate technical units which are installed on a vehicle or incorporated within a second component or separate technical unit need not to be fully described in terms of their particulars in the information document if the type-approval numbers and markings are provided in the information document and the relevant type-approval certificates with annexed information packages are made available to the technical service.

5.   Components and separate technical units which have a valid EC type-approval mark shall be accepted even in cases where they are applied instead of components and separate technical units that are required to bear an ECE type-approval mark in the context of measures implementing Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 setting out requirements in areas covered by UNECE regulations.

Article 3

Type-approval

1.   Where the type of vehicle, component or separate technical unit presented for type-approval complies with the relevant technical prescriptions and measures to ensure conformity of production with the UNECE regulations made compulsory by Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 and where the applicant fulfils the relevant requirements laid down in Article 2 of this Regulation, the type-approval authority shall grant an EC type-approval pursuant to Article 13(15)(a) of Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 and issue a type-approval number in accordance with the numbering system set out in Annex VII to Directive 2007/46/EC.

2.   A Member State may not assign the same number to another type of vehicle, component or separate technical unit.

3.   For the purposes of paragraph 1, the type-approval authority shall deliver an EC type-approval certificate established in accordance with the model set out in Part 2 of Annex I in case of a type of vehicle, component or separate technical unit incorporating new technologies or new concepts incompatible with UNECE regulations, or Part 3 of Annex I in case of a type of vehicle, component or separate technical unit complying with the essential technical requirements of UNECE regulations and/or in case of self-testing and/or virtual testing.

Article 4

New technologies or new concepts incompatible with the acts implementing Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 covered by UNECE regulations

1.   Where a Member State is authorised to grant EC type-approval of a vehicle with regard to a system, component or separate technical unit, in accordance with Article 20 of Directive 2007/46/EC, the procedure set out in paragraphs 2 to 5 shall be followed.

2.   The type-approval authority shall grant an EC type-approval pursuant to Article 3 of this Regulation and issue a type-approval number in accordance with the numbering system set out in Annex VII to Directive 2007/46/EC.

3.   The type-approval authority shall deliver an EC type-approval certificate established in accordance with the model set out in Part 2 of Annex I with annexed thereto the completed communication form conforming to the relevant model in the applied UNECE regulation with the entry of its UNECE type-approval number left blank.

4.   The information folder in accordance with Article 2 shall subsequently be annexed to the type-approval certificate and communication form referred to in paragraph 3 of this Article.

5.   Where applicable, an example of the EC type-approval marking, in accordance with the Appendix to Annex VII to Directive 2007/46/EC, shall be provided in the type-approval certificate referred to in paragraph 3 of this Article.

Article 5

Self-testing

1.   In line with Articles 11(1) and 41(6) of Directive 2007/46/EC and Annexes V and XV thereto, a manufacturer may be appointed as technical service. The general conditions which the designation of a manufacturer as a technical service shall fulfil are set out in the Appendix to Annex XV to Directive 2007/46/EC. The prescriptions as amended by this Regulation shall apply and the procedure set out in paragraphs 2 to 5 shall be followed.

2.   The type-approval authority shall grant an EC type-approval pursuant to Article 3 of this Regulation and issue a type-approval number in accordance with the numbering system set out in Annex VII to Directive 2007/46/EC.

3.   The type-approval authority shall deliver an EC type-approval certificate established in accordance with the model set out in Part 3 of Annex I with annexed thereto the completed communication form conforming to the relevant model in the applied UNECE regulation with the entry of its UNECE type-approval number left blank.

4.   The information folder in accordance with Article 2 shall subsequently be annexed to the type-approval certificate and communication form referred to in paragraph 3 of this Article.

5.   Where applicable, an example of the EC type-approval marking, in accordance with the Appendix to Annex VII to Directive 2007/46/EC, shall be provided in the type-approval certificate referred to in paragraph 3 of this Article.

Article 6

Virtual testing

1.   In line with Article 11(4) of Directive 2007/46/EC and Annex XVI thereto, virtual testing methods are permitted, provided that the prescriptions set out in the Appendices to Annex XVI to Directive 2007/46/EC are fulfilled. The prescriptions as amended by this Regulation shall apply and the procedure set out in paragraphs 2 to 5 shall be followed.

2.   The type-approval authority shall grant an EC type-approval pursuant to Article 3 of this Regulation and issue a type-approval number in accordance with the numbering system set out in Annex VII to Directive 2007/46/EC.

3.   The type-approval authority shall deliver an EC type-approval certificate established in accordance with the model set out in Part 3 of Annex I with annexed thereto the completed communication form conforming to the relevant model in the applied UNECE regulation with the entry of its UNECE type-approval number left blank.

4.   The information folder in accordance with Article 2 shall subsequently be annexed to the type-approval certificate and communication form referred to in paragraph 3 of this Article.

5.   Where applicable, an example of the EC type-approval marking, in accordance with the Appendix to Annex VII to Directive 2007/46/EC, shall be provided in the type-approval certificate referred to in paragraph 3 of this Article.

Article 7

Replacement brake lining assemblies, replacement brake discs and replacement brake drums

1.   With effect from 1 November 2014, UNECE Regulation No 90 shall apply for the purposes of the sale and entry into service of new replacement brake lining assemblies concerning vehicle types of categories M1 with a permissible maximum laden mass not exceeding 3,5 tonnes, M2 with a permissible maximum laden mass not exceeding 3,5 tonnes, N1, O1 and O2, for which vehicle type-approval is granted in accordance with Directive 71/320/EEC, UNECE Regulation No 13 or UNECE Regulation No 13-H on or after 7 April 1998.

2.   With effect from 1 November 2014, UNECE Regulation No 90 shall apply for the purposes of the sale and entry into service of new replacement brake lining assemblies concerning vehicle types of categories M1 with a permissible maximum laden mass exceeding 3,5 tonnes, M2 with a permissible maximum laden mass exceeding 3,5 tonnes, M3, N2, N3, O3 and O4, for which vehicle type-approval is granted in accordance with UNECE Regulation No 13 or UNECE Regulation No 13-H on or after 1 November 2014.

3.   With effect from 1 November 2016, UNECE Regulation No 90 shall apply for the purposes of the sale and entry into service of new replacement brake discs and drums concerning vehicle types of categories M1 and N1 for which vehicle type-approval is granted in accordance with UNECE Regulation No 13 or UNECE Regulation No 13-H on or after 1 November 2016.

4.   With effect from 1 November 2014, UNECE Regulation No 90 shall apply for the purposes of the sale and entry into service of new replacement brake discs concerning vehicle types of categories M2, M3, N2 and N3, for which vehicle type-approval is granted in accordance with UNECE Regulation No 13 on or after 1 November 2014.

5.   With effect from 1 November 2016, UNECE Regulation No 90 shall apply for the purposes of the sale and entry into service of new replacement brake drums concerning vehicle types of categories M2, M3, N2 and N3, for which vehicle type-approval is granted in accordance with UNECE Regulation No 13 on or after 1 November 2016.

6.   With effect from 1 November 2016, UNECE Regulation No 90 shall apply for the purposes of the sale and entry into service of new replacement brake discs and drums concerning vehicle types of categories O1 and O2 for which vehicle type-approval is granted in accordance with UNECE Regulation No 13 on or after 1 November 2016.

7.   With effect from 1 November 2014, UNECE Regulation No 90 shall apply for the purposes of the sale and entry into service of new replacement brake discs concerning vehicle types of categories O3 and O4 for which vehicle type-approval is granted in accordance with UNECE Regulation No 13 on or after 1 November 2014.

8.   With effect from 1 November 2016, UNECE Regulation No 90 shall apply for the purposes of the sale and entry into service of new replacement brake drums concerning vehicle types of categories O3 and O4 for which vehicle type-approval is granted in accordance with UNECE Regulation No 13 on or after 1 November 2016.

Article 8

Commercial vehicle cab strength

1.   With effect from 30 January 2017, national authorities shall refuse, on grounds relating to the protection of the occupants of the cab of a commercial vehicle, to grant EC type-approval or national type-approval in respect of new types of vehicle of category N which do not comply with the provisions of UNECE Regulation No 29.

2.   With effect from 30 January 2021, national authorities shall, on grounds relating to the protection of the occupants of the cab of a commercial vehicle, consider the certificates of conformity to be no longer valid for the purposes of Article 26 of Directive 2007/46/EC, and shall prohibit the registration, sale and entry into service of vehicles of category N which do not comply with the provisions of UNECE Regulation No 29.

Article 9

Amendments to Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

1.   Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 is amended in accordance with Annex II to this Regulation.

2.   Annex IV to Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 is replaced by the text in Annex III to this Regulation.

Article 10

Amendments to Directive 2007/46/EC

Annexes I, IV, VII, XI, XV and XVI to Directive 2007/46/EC are amended in accordance with Annex IV to this Regulation.

Article 11

Amendments to Regulation (EU) No 1003/2010

Annex II to Regulation (EU) No 1003/2010 is amended in accordance with Annex V to this Regulation.

Article 12

Amendments to Regulation (EU) No 109/2011

1.   Article 1 is replaced by the following:

‘Article 1

Scope

This Regulation applies to vehicles of categories N and O, as defined in Annex II to Directive 2007/46/EC, as well as to spray suppression systems intended for fitment to vehicles of categories N and O.’

2.   Annexes I and IV to Regulation (EU) No 109/2011 are amended in accordance with Annex VI to this Regulation.

Article 13

Amendments to Regulation (EU) No 458/2011

Annex I to Regulation (EU) No 458/2011 is amended in accordance with Annex VII to this Regulation.

Article 14

Entry into force

This Regulation shall enter into force on the twentieth day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Done at Brussels, 3 February 2015.

For the Commission

The President

Jean-Claude JUNCKER


(1)  OJ L 263, 9.10.2007, p. 1.

(2)  OJ L 200, 31.7.2009, p. 1.

(3)  Council Directive 71/320/EEC of 26 July 1971 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the braking devices of certain categories of motor vehicles and of their trailers (OJ L 202, 6.9.1971, p. 37).

(4)  OJ L 185, 13.7.2012, p. 24.

(5)  OJ L 304, 20.11.2010, p. 21.

(6)  Commission Directive 2010/19/EU of 9 March 2010 amending, for the purposes of adaptation to technical progress in the field of spray-suppression systems of certain categories of motor vehicles and their trailers, Council Directive 91/226/EEC, and Directive 2007/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (OJ L 72, 20.3.2010, p. 17).

(7)  Commission Regulation (EU) No 1003/2010 of 8 November 2010 concerning type-approval requirements for the space for mounting and the fixing of rear registration plates on motor vehicles and their trailers and implementing Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning type-approval requirements for the general safety of motor vehicles, their trailers and systems, components and separate technical units intended therefor (OJ L 291, 9.11.2010, p. 22).

(8)  Commission Regulation (EU) No 109/2011 of 27 January 2011 implementing Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards type-approval requirements for certain categories of motor vehicles and their trailers as regards spray suppression systems (OJ L 34, 9.2.2011, p. 2).

(9)  Commission Regulation (EU) No 458/2011 of 12 May 2011 concerning type-approval requirements for motor vehicles and their trailers with regard to the installation of their tyres and implementing Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning type-approval requirements for the general safety of motor vehicles, their trailers and systems, components and separate technical units intended therefor (OJ L 124, 13.5.2011, p. 11).

(10)  OJ L 310, 26.11.2010, p. 18.


ANNEX I

Administrative provisions for the type-approval of vehicles, components or separate technical units for measures implementing Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 setting out requirements in areas covered by UNECE regulations

PART 1

Information document

MODEL

Information document No … relating to the EC type-approval of a vehicle with regard to a system/component/separate technical unit (1) with regard to UNECE Regulation No … concerning … based on and formatted according to the item numbering of Annex I to Directive 2007/46/EC (1)

The following information, where applicable, shall be supplied in triplicate and include a list of contents. Any drawings shall be supplied in appropriate scale and in sufficient detail on size A4 or on a folder of A4 format. Photographs, if any, shall show sufficient detail.

Where the systems, components or separate technical units referred to in this information document have electronic controls, information concerning their performance shall be supplied.

0.   GENERAL

0.1.

Make (trade name of manufacturer):

0.2.

Type:

0.2.1.

Commercial name(s) (if available):

0.3.

Means of identification of type, if marked on the vehicle/component/separate technical unit (1)  (2):

0.3.1.

Location of that marking:

0.4.

Category of vehicle (3):

0.5.

Company name and address of manufacturer:

0.8.

Name(s) and address(es) of assembly plant(s):

0.9.

Name and address of the manufacturer's representative (if any)

1.   GENERAL CONSTRUCTION CHARACTERISTICS

1.1.

Photographs and/or drawings of a representative vehicle/component/separate technical unit (1):

All subsequent items and information relevant for the vehicle, component or separate technical unit shall be provided in agreement with the technical service and type-approval authority responsible for granting the EC type-approval for which the application was submitted. It may be based on a model for an information document if provided by UNECE Regulation No …, otherwise it shall insofar practicable be based on the item numbering of Annex I to Directive 2007/46/EC (i.e. the complete list of information for the purpose of EC type-approval of vehicles, components and separate technical units) and any additional information or particulars required for approval under UNECE Regulation No … shall be included.

Explanatory notes:

PART 2

EC type-approval certificate

MODEL

Format: A4 (210 × 297 mm)

EC TYPE-APPROVAL CERTIFICATE

(IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE 20 OF THE FRAMEWORK DIRECTIVE)

Stamp of type-approval authority

Communication concerning:

EC type-approval (2)

extension of EC type-approval (2)

refusal of EC type-approval (2)

withdrawal of EC type-approval (2)

of a type of vehicle with regard to a system/component/separate technical unit (2) incorporating new technologies or new concepts incompatible with UNECE Regulation No …

with regard to Regulation (EC) No 661/2009, as last amended by Regulation (EU) …/…

EC type-approval number:

Reason for extension:

SECTION I

0.1.

Make (trade name of manufacturer):

0.2.

Type:

0.2.1.

Commercial name(s) (if available):

0.3.

Means of identification of type, if marked on the vehicle/component/separate technical unit (2)  (3):

0.3.1.

Location of that marking:

0.4.

Category of vehicle (4):

0.5.

Name and address of manufacturer:

0.8.

Name(s) and address(es) of assembly plant(s):

0.9.

Name and address of the manufacturer's representative (if any):

SECTION II

1.

Additional information: see Addendum.

2.

Technical service responsible for carrying out the tests:

3.

Date of test report:

4.

Number of test report:

5.

Remarks (if any): see Addendum.

6.

Place:

7.

Date:

8.

Signature:

Attachments:

Information package

Test report

Completed communication form conforming to the relevant model in the applicable UNECE Regulation, albeit without the mentioning of an UNECE approval being granted or extended as well as without the mentioning of an UNECE type-approval number.

NB: If this model is used for type-approval pursuant to Article 20 of Directive 2007/46/EC it shall not bear the heading ‘EC Vehicle Type-Approval Certificate’, except in the case mentioned in Article 20 where the Commission has decided to allow a Member State to grant a type-approval in accordance with the Framework Directive.

Addendum

to EC type-approval certificate No …

1.

Approval procedure according to Article 20 of Directive 2007/46/EC (exemptions for new technologies or new concepts), authorised by the Commission: yes/no (5)

2.

Implementing measure of Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 forming the basis of this EC type-approval: UNECE Regulation No … concerning

3.

In case of components and separate technical units, example of the type-approval marking on the component or separate technical unit:

4.

EC type-approval valid until (DD/MM/YYYY):

5.

Remarks:

PART 3

EC type-approval certificate

MODEL

Format: A4 (210 × 297 mm)

EC TYPE-APPROVAL CERTIFICATE

Stamp of type-approval authority

Communication concerning:

EC type-approval (6)

extension of EC type-approval (6)

refusal of EC type-approval (6)

withdrawal of EC type-approval (6)

of a type of vehicle with regard to a system/component/separate technical unit (6) complying with the requirements laid down in UNECE Regulation No … as amended by supplement … (6) to the … series

with regard to Regulation (EC) No 661/2009, as last amended by Regulation (EU) …/…

EC type-approval number:

Reason for extension:

SECTION I

0.1.

Make (trade name of manufacturer):

0.2.

Type:

0.2.1.

Commercial name(s) (if available):

0.3.

Means of identification of type, if marked on the vehicle/component/separate technical unit (6)  (7):

0.3.1.

Location of that marking:

0.4.

Category of vehicle (8):

0.5.

Name and address of manufacturer:

0.8.

Name(s) and address(es) of assembly plant(s):

0.9.

Name and address of the manufacturer's representative (if any):

SECTION II

1.

Additional information: see Addendum.

2.

Technical service responsible for carrying out the tests:

3.

Date of test report:

4.

Number of test report:

5.

Remarks (if any): see Addendum.

6.

Place:

7.

Date:

8.

Signature:

Attachments:

Information package

Test report

Completed communication form conforming to the relevant model in the applicable UNECE Regulation, albeit without the mentioning of an UNECE approval being granted or extended as well as without the mentioning of an UNECE type-approval number.

Addendum

to EC type-approval certificate No …

1.

Based on UNECE Regulation using EC type-approved components or separate technical units: yes/no (9)

2.

Approval procedure according to Articles 11(1) and 41(6) of Directive 2007/46/EC (self-testing): yes/no (9)

3.

Approval procedure according to Article 11(4) of Directive 2007/46/EC (virtual testing): yes/no (9)

4.

In case of components and separate technical units, example of the type-approval marking on the component or separate technical unit:

5.

Remarks:


(1)  Delete where not applicable.

(1)  If a part (e.g. component or separate technical unit) has been type-approved, that part need not be described if reference is made to such approval. Similarly, a part need not be described if its construction is clearly apparent from the attached diagrams or drawings. For each item for which drawings or photographs shall be attached, give numbers of the corresponding attached documents.

(2)  If the means of identification of type contains characters not relevant to describe the vehicle, component or separate technical unit types covered by this information document, such characters shall be represented in the documentation by the symbol ‘?’ (e.g. ABC??123??).

(3)  Classified according to the definitions set out in Directive 2007/46/EC Part A of Annex II.

(2)  Delete where not applicable.

(3)  If the means of identification of type contains characters not relevant to describe the vehicle, component or separate technical unit types covered by this information document, such characters shall be represented in the documentation by the symbol ‘?’ (e.g. ABC??123??).

(4)  As defined in Directive 2007/46/EC, Annex II, Section A.

(5)  Delete where not applicable.

(6)  Delete where not applicable.

(7)  If the means of identification of type contains characters not relevant to describe the vehicle, component or separate technical unit types covered by this information document, such characters shall be represented in the documentation by the symbol ‘?’ (e.g. ABC??123??).

(8)  As defined in Directive 2007/46/EC, Annex II, Section A.

(9)  Delete where not applicable.


ANNEX II

Amendments to scope of application of Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 is amended as follows:

(1)

the row ‘Spray-suppression systems’ is replaced by the following:

‘Spray-suppression systems

 

 

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

X’

(2)

the following row is added to the end the list:

‘Electric safety

X

X

X

X

X

X’

 

 

 

 


ANNEX III

Amendments to Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

ANNEX IV

List of UNECE Regulations which apply on a compulsory basis

Regulation Number

Subject

Series of amendments published in the OJ

OJ Reference

Scope covered by the UNECE Regulation

1

Headlamps emitting an asymmetrical passing beam and/or driving beam equipped with filament lamps R2 and/or HS1

02 series of amendments

OJ L 177, 10.7.2010, p. 1.

M, N (a)

3

Retro-reflecting devices for power-driven vehicles

Supplement 12 to the 02 series of amendments

OJ L 323, 6.12.2011, p. 1.

M, N, O

4

Illumination of rear-registration plates of power-driven vehicles and their trailers

Supplement 15 to the original version of the Regulation

OJ L 4, 7.1.2012, p. 7.

M, N, O

6

Direction indicators for power-driven vehicles and their trailers

Supplement 25 to the 01 series of amendments

OJ L 213, 18.7.2014, p. 1.

M, N, O

7

Front and rear position (side) lamps, stop-lamps and end-outline marker lamps for power-driven vehicles and their trailers

Supplement 23 to the 02 series of amendments

OJ L 285, 30.9.2014, p. 1.

M, N, O

8

Motor vehicles headlamps (H1, H2, H3, HB3, HB4, H7, H8, H9, HIR1, HIR2 and/or H11)

05 series of amendments Corrigendum 1 to Revision 4

OJ L 177, 10.7.2010, p. 71.

M, N (a)

10

Electromagnetic compatibility

Supplement 1 to the 04 series of amendments

OJ L 254, 20.9.2012, p. 1.

M, N, O

11

Door latches and door retention components

Supplement 2 to the 03 series of amendments

OJ L 120, 13.5.2010, p. 1.

M1, N1

12

Protection of the driver against the steering mechanism in the event of impact

Supplement 1 to the 04 series of amendments

OJ L 89, 27.3.2013, p. 1.

M1, N1

13

Braking of vehicles and trailers

Supplement 3 to the 11 series of amendments

OJ L 297, 13.11.2010, p. 183.

M2, M3, N, O (b)

13-H

Braking of passenger cars

Supplement 9 to the original version of the Regulation

OJ L 230, 31.8.2010, p. 1.

M1, N1 (c)

14

Safety-belt anchorages, ISOFIX anchorages systems and ISOFIX top tether anchorages

Supplement 1 to the 07 series of amendments

OJ L 109, 28.4.2011, p. 1.

M, N

16

Safety-belts, restraint systems, child restraint systems and ISOFIX child restraint systems

Supplement 1 to the 06 series of amendments

OJ L 233, 9.9.2011, p. 1.

M, N (d)

17

Seats, their anchorages and any head restraints

08 series of amendments

OJ L 230, 31.8.2010, p. 81.

M, N

18

Protection of motor vehicles against unauthorized use

Supplement 2 to the 03 series of amendments

OJ L 120, 13.5.2010, p. 29.

M2, M3, N2, N3

19

Power-driven vehicle front fog lamps

Supplement 6 to the 04 series of amendments

OJ L 250, 22.8.2014, p. 1.

M, N

20

Headlamps emitting an asymmetrical passing beam or a driving beam or both and equipped with halogen filament lamps (H4)

03 series of amendments

OJ L 177, 10.7.2010, p. 170.

M, N (a)

21

Interior fittings

Supplement 3 to the 01 series of amendments

OJ L 188, 16.7.2008, p. 32.

M1

23

Reversing lights for power-driven vehicles and their trailers

Supplement 19 to the original version of the Regulation

OJ L 237, 8.8.2014, p. 1.

M, N, O

25

Head restraints (headrests), whether or not incorporated in vehicle seats

04 series of amendments Corrigendum 2 to Revision 1

OJ L 215, 14.8.2010, p. 1.

M1

26

External projections

Supplement 1 to the 03 series of amendments

OJ L 215, 14.8.2010, p. 27.

M1

28

Audible warning devices and signals

Supplement 3 to the original version of the Regulation

OJ L 323, 6.12.2011, p. 33.

M, N

29

Protection of the occupants of the cab of a commercial vehicle

03 series of amendments

OJ L 304, 20.11.2010, p. 21.

N

30

Pneumatic tyres for motor vehicles and their trailers (Class C1)

Supplement 16 to the 02 series of amendments

OJ L 307, 23.11.2011, p. 1.

M, N, O

31

Power-driven vehicle's sealed-beam headlamps (SB) emitting an European asymmetrical passing beam or a driving beam or both

Supplement 7 to the 02 series of amendments

OJ L 185, 17.7.2010, p. 15.

M, N

34

Prevention of fire risks (liquid fuel tanks)

Supplement 3 to the 02 series of amendments

OJ L 109, 28.4.2011, p. 55.

M, N, O (e)

37

Filament lamps for use in approved lamp units of power-driven vehicles and their trailers

Supplement 42 to the 03 series of amendments

OJ L 213, 18.7.2014, p. 36.

M, N, O

38

Rear fog lamps for power-driven vehicles and their trailers

Supplement 15 to the original version of the Regulation

OJ L 4, 7.1.2012, p. 20.

M, N, O

39

Speedometer equipment including its installation

Supplement 5 to the original version of the Regulation

OJ L 120, 13.5.2010, p. 40.

M, N

43

Safety glazing materials

Supplement 2 to the 01 series of amendments

OJ L 42, 12.2.2014, p. 1.

M, N, O

44

Restraining devices for child occupants of power-driven vehicles (“child restraint system”)

Corrigendum 4 to Revision 2 of the 04 series of amendments

OJ L 233, 9.9.2011, p. 95.

M, N

46

Devices for indirect vision and their installation

Supplement 1 to the 04 series of amendments

OJ L 237, 8.8.2014, p. 24.

M, N

48

Installation of lighting and light-signalling devices on motor vehicles

05 series of amendments

OJ L 323, 6.12.2011, p. 46.

M, N, O

54

Pneumatic tyres for commercial vehicles and their trailers (Classes C2 and C3)

Supplement 17 to the original version of the Regulation

OJ L 307, 23.11.2011, p. 2.

M, N, O

55

Mechanical coupling components of combinations of vehicles

Supplement 1 to the 01 series of amendments

OJ L 227, 28.8.2010, p. 1.

M, N, O (f)

58

Rear underrun protective devices (RUPDs) and their installation; Rear underrun protection (RUP)

Supplement 3 to the 02 series of amendments

OJ L 89, 27.3.2013, p. 34.

N2, N3, O3, O4

61

Commercial vehicles with regard to their external projections forward of the cab's rear panel

Supplement 1 to the original version of the Regulation

OJ L 164, 30.6.2010, p. 1.

N

64

Temporary-use spare unit, run-flat tyres/system and tyre pressure monitoring system

Corrigendum 1 to the 02 series of amendments

OJ L 310, 26.11.2010, p. 18.

M1, N1

66

Strength of the superstructure of large passenger vehicles

02 series of amendments

OJ L 84, 30.3.2011, p. 1.

M2, M3

67

Motor vehicles using LPG

Supplement 7 to the 01 series of amendments

OJ L 72, 14.3.2008, p. 1.

M, N

73

Lateral protection of goods vehicles

01 series of amendments

OJ L 122, 8.5.2012, p. 1.

N2, N3, O3, O4

77

Parking lamps for power-driven vehicles

Supplement 14 to the original version of the Regulation

OJ L 4, 7.1.2012, p. 21.

M, N

79

Steering equipment

Supplement 3 to the 01 series of amendments Corrigendum

OJ L 137, 27.5.2008, p. 25.

M, N, O

80

Seats of large passenger vehicles

03 series of amendments to the Regulation

OJ L 226, 24.8.2013, p. 20.

M2, M3

87

Daytime running lamps for power-driven vehicles

Supplement 15 to the original version of the Regulation

OJ L 4, 7.1.2012, p. 24.

M, N

89

Speed limitation devices

Supplement 2 to the original version of the Regulation

OJ L 4, 7.1.2012, p. 25.

M, N (g)

90

Replacement brake lining assemblies and drum brake linings for power-driven vehicles and their trailers

02 series of amendments

OJ L 185, 13.7.2012, p. 24.

M, N, O

91

Side-marker lamps for motor vehicles and their trailers

Supplement 13 to the original version of the Regulation

OJ L 4, 7.1.2012, p. 27.

M, N, O

93

Front underrun protective devices (FUPDs) and their installation; front underrun protection (FUP)

Original version of the Regulation

OJ L 185, 17.7.2010, p. 56.

N2, N3

94

Protection of occupants in the event of a frontal collision

Supplement 2 to the 02 series of amendments

OJ L 254, 20.9.2012, p. 77.

M1

95

Protection of occupants in the event of a lateral collision

Supplement 1 to the 02 series of amendments Corrigendum

OJ L 313, 30.11.2007, p. 1.

M1, N1

97

Vehicle Alarm Systems (VAS)

Supplement 6 to the 01 series of amendments

OJ L 122, 8.5.2012, p. 19.

M1, N1

98

Motor vehicle headlamps equipped with gas-discharge light sources

Supplement 4 to the 01 series of amendments

OJ L 176, 14.6.2014, p. 64.

M, N

99

Gas-discharge light sources for use in approved gas-discharge lamp units of power-driven vehicles

Supplement 9 to the original version of the Regulation

OJ L 285, 30.9.2014, p. 35.

M, N

100

Electric safety

01 series of amendments

OJ L 57, 2.3.2011, p. 54.

M, N

102

Close-coupling device (CCD); fitting of an approved type of CCD

Original version of the Regulation

OJ L 351, 30.12.2008, p. 44.

N2, N3, O3, O4

104

Retro-reflective markings (heavy and long vehicles)

Supplement 7 to the original version

OJ L 75, 14.3.2014, p. 29.

M2, M3, N, O2, O3, O4

105

Vehicles for the carriage of dangerous goods

05 series of amendments

OJ L 4, 7.1.2012, p. 30.

N, O

107

M2 and M3 vehicles

03 series of amendments

OJ L 255, 29.9.2010.

M2, M3

110

Specific components for CNG

Supplement 9 to the original version of the Regulation

OJ L 120, 7.5.2011, p. 1.

M, N

112

Motor vehicle headlamps emitting an asymmetrical passing beam or a driving beam or both and equipped with filament lamps and/or LED modules

Supplement 4 to the 01 series of amendments

OJ L 250, 22.8.2014, p. 67.

M, N

116

Protection of motor vehicles against unauthorized use

Supplement 3 to the original version of the Regulation

OJ L 45, 16.2.2012, p. 1.

M1, N1

117

Tyres with regard to rolling sound emissions, adhesion on wet surfaces and rolling resistance (Classes C1, C2 and C3)

Corrigendum 3 to the 02 series of amendments

OJ L 307, 23.11.2011, p. 3.

M, N, O

118

Burning behaviour of materials used in the interior construction of certain categories of motor vehicles

Original version of the Regulation

OJ L 177, 10.7.2010, p. 263.

M3

119

Cornering lamps

Supplement 3 to the 01 series of amendments

OJ L 89, 25.3.2014, p. 101.

M, N

121

Location and identification of hand controls, tell-tales and indicators

Supplement 3 to the original version of the Regulation

OJ L 177, 10.7.2010, p. 290.

M, N

122

Heating system of vehicles

Supplement 1 to the original version of the Regulation

OJ L 164, 30.6.2010, p. 231.

M, N, O

123

Adaptive front-lighting systems (AFS) for motor vehicles

Supplement 4 to the original version of the Regulation

OJ L 222, 24.8.2010, p. 1.

M, N

125

Forward field of vision

Supplement 2 to the original version of the Regulation

OJ L 200, 31.7.2010, p. 38.

M1

128

Light Emitting Diode (LED) light sources

Supplement 2 to the original version of the Regulation

OJ L 162, 29.5.2014, p. 43.

M, N, O

Notes to the table:

The transitional provisions of the UNECE regulations listed in this table apply, except where specific alternative dates are provided for in this Regulation. Compliance with prescriptions in accordance with subsequent amendments to those listed in this table shall also be accepted.

The dates specified in the UNECE regulations listed in this table, as regards the obligations of Contracting Parties to the “Revised 1958 Agreement” (Council Decision of 27 November 1997 with a view to accession by the European Community to the Agreement of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe concerning the adoption of uniform technical prescriptions for wheeled vehicles, equipment and parts which can be fitted to and/or be used on wheeled vehicles and the conditions for reciprocal recognition of approvals granted on the basis of these prescriptions (“Revised 1958 Agreement”) (OJ L 346, 17.12.1997, p. 78).), linked to first registration, entry into service, making available on the market, sale, and any similar provisions, apply on a compulsory basis for the purposes of Articles 26 and 28 of Directive 2007/46/EC except in the case where alternative dates are specified in Regulation (EC) No 661/2009, which should then be taken instead.

In certain instances, a UNECE regulation listed in this table provides in its transitional provisions that as from a specified date, Contracting Parties to the “Revised 1958 Agreement”, applying a certain series of amendments to that UNECE regulation, shall not be obliged to accept or may refuse to accept, for the purpose of national or regional type-approval, a type approved in accordance with a preceding series of amendments, or wording with similar intention and meaning. This shall be construed as a binding provision for national authorities to consider the certificates of conformity to be no longer valid for the purposes of Article 26 of Directive 2007/46/EC, except in the case where alternative dates are specified in Regulation (EC) No 661/2009, which should then be taken instead.

(a)

UNECE Regulation Nos 1, 8 and 20 are not applicable for EC type-approval of new vehicles.

(b)

The fitting of an electronic stability control system is required in accordance with Article 12(1) and (2) of Regulation (EC) No 661/2009. Therefore, the application of Annex 21 to UNECE Regulation No 13 is mandatory for the purposes of EC type-approval of new types of vehicles as well as for registration, sale and entry into service of new vehicles. However, the implementation dates concerning electronic stability control systems mentioned in Article 13(1), (4) and (5) as well as Annex V this Regulation shall apply instead of the dates mentioned in that UNECE Regulation.

(c)

The fitting of an electronic stability control system is required in accordance with Article 12(1) of Regulation (EC) No 661/2009. Therefore, the application of Part A of Annex 9 to UNECE Regulation No 13-H is mandatory for the purposes of EC type-approval of new types of vehicles as well as for registration, sale and entry into service of new vehicles. However, the implementation dates concerning electronic stability control systems mentioned in Article 13(1) and (5) of this Regulation shall apply instead of the dates mentioned in that UNECE Regulation.

(d)

A safety-belt reminder is not required for a driver position equipped with an S-type belt or Harness belt.

(e)

Compliance with Part II of UNECE Regulation No 34 is not compulsory.

(f)

Where it is declared by the vehicle manufacturer that a vehicle is suitable for towing loads (point 2.11.5 of Annex I to Directive 2007/46/EC), no mechanical coupling device fitted to the vehicle shall (partly) obscure any lighting component (e.g. rear fog lamp) or the space for mounting and the fixing of the rear registration plate, unless the installed mechanical coupling device can be removed or repositioned without the use of any tools, including release keys.

(g)

Only Speed Limitation Devices (SLD) and the mandatory installation of SLD on vehicles of category M2, M3, N2 and N3 are concerned.

Appendix

Validity and extension of approvals granted under the Directives repealed by this Regulation

In accordance with Article 13(14) of this Regulation, EC type-approval certificates for vehicles, components and separate technical units issued in accordance with the directives listed below may be used to demonstrate compliance with the relevant UNECE regulations.

Regulation Number

Subject

Corresponding Directive

OJ Reference

Applicability

10

Electromagnetic compatibility

Directive 72/245/EEC

OJ L 152, 6.7.1972, p. 15.

M, N, O, component, STU (a)

11

Door latches and door retention components

Directive 70/387/EEC

OJ L 176, 10.8.1970, p. 5.

M1, N1 (b)

12

Protection of the driver against the steering mechanism in the event of impact

Directive 74/297/EEC

OJ L 165, 20.6.1974, p. 16.

M1, N1 (a)

14

Safety-belt anchorages, ISOFIX anchorages systems and ISOFIX top tether anchorages

Directive 76/115/EEC

OJ L 24, 30.1.1976, p. 6.

M (c)

18

Protection of motor vehicles against unauthorized use

Directive 74/61/EEC

OJ L 38, 11.2.1974, p. 22.

M2, M3, N2, N3, component, STU

21

Interior fittings

Directive 74/60/EEC

OJ L 38, 11.2.1974, p. 2.

M1

26

External projections

Directive 74/483/EEC

OJ L 266, 2.10.1974, p. 4.

M1, STU (d)

28

Audible warning devices and signals

Directive 70/388/EEC

OJ L 176, 10.8.1970, p. 12.

M, N, component

30

Pneumatic tyres for motor vehicles and their trailers (Class C1)

Directive 92/23/EEC

OJ L 129, 14.5.1992, p. 95.

component (e)

34

Prevention of fire risks (liquid fuel tanks)

Directive 70/221/EEC

OJ L 76, 6.4.1970, p. 23.

M, N, O (f)

39

Speedometer equipment including its installation

Directive 75/443/EEC

OJ L 196, 26.7.1975, p. 1.

M, N (g)

43

Safety glazing materials

Directive 92/22/EEC

OJ L 129, 14.5.1992, p. 11.

M, N, O, component

46

Devices for indirect vision and their installation

Directive 2003/97/EC

OJ L 25, 29.1.2004, p. 1.

M, N, component

48

Installation of lighting and light-signalling devices on motor vehicles

Directive 76/756/EEC

OJ L 262, 27.9.1976, p. 1.

M, N, O

55

Mechanical coupling components of combinations of vehicles

Directive 94/20/EC

OJ L 195, 29.7.1994, p. 1.

M, N, O, component

58

Rear underrun protective devices (RUPDs) and their installation; Rear underrun protection (RUP)

Directive 70/221/EEC

OJ L 76, 6.4.1970, p. 23.

M, N, O, STU

61

Commercial vehicles with regard to their external projections forward of the cab's rear panel

Directive 92/114/EEC

OJ L 409, 31.12.1992, p. 17.

N

73

Lateral protection of goods vehicles

Directive 89/297/EEC

OJ L 124, 5.5.1989, p. 1.

N2, N3, O3, O4

79

Steering equipment

Directive 70/311/EEC

OJ L 133, 18.6.1970, p. 10.

M, N, O (h)

89

Speed limitation devices

Directive 92/24/EEC

OJ L 129, 14.5.1992, p. 154.

M2, M3, N2, N3, STU

90

Replacement brake lining assemblies and drum brake linings for power-driven vehicles and their trailers

Directive 71/320/EEC

OJ L 202, 6.9.1971, p. 37.

STU (i)

93

Front underrun protective devices (FUPDs) and their installation; front underrun protection (FUP)

Directive 2000/40/EC

OJ L 203, 10.8.2000, p. 9.

N2, N3, STU

97

Vehicle Alarm Systems (VAS)

Directive 74/61/EEC

OJ L 38, 11.2.1974, p. 22.

M1, N1, component, STU

116

Protection of motor vehicles against unauthorized use

Directive 74/61/EEC

OJ L 38, 11.2.1974, p. 22.

M1, N1, component, STU

118

Burning behaviour of materials used in the interior construction of certain categories of motor vehicles

Directive 95/28/EC

OJ L 281, 23.11.1995, p. 1.

M3, component

122

Heating system of vehicles

Directive 2001/56/EC

OJ L 292, 9.11.2001, p. 21.

M, N, O, component

125

Forward field of vision

Directive 77/649/EEC

OJ L 267, 19.10.1977, p. 1.

M1

Notes to the table:

(a)

Not applicable for vehicle types equipped with electric propulsion.

(b)

Not applicable for vehicle types in case of design changes to and/or the introduction of any back door and/or sliding door.

(c)

Only applicable for special purpose completed vehicles of category M1, excluding motor-caravans, with a permissible maximum laden mass exceeding 2,0 tonnes, as well as for vehicle categories M2 and M3.

(d)

Not applicable for radio receiving or transmitting aerials considered as separate technical units.

(e)

Only applicable for Class C1 tyres manufactured before, on or after 1 November 2014, to be sold and put into service after 1 November 2014 and being identified by means of the letter code “Z” placed within the tyre size designation.

(f)

Not covering Part II of UNECE Regulation No 34.

(g)

See Article 4 of Regulation (EU) No 130/2012 (Commission Regulation (EU) No 130/2012 of 15 February 2012 concerning type-approval requirements for motor vehicles with regard to vehicle access and manoeuvrability and implementing Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning type-approval requirements for the general safety of motor vehicles, their trailers and systems, components and separate technical units intended therefor (OJ L 43, 16.2.2012, p. 6)).

(h)

Not applicable for vehicle types equipped with steering equipment containing complex electronic control systems.

(i)

Notwithstanding the provisions of Article 7(1) of Regulation (EU) 2015/166 and not applicable for brake discs and drums.


ANNEX IV

Amendments to Directive 2007/46/EC

Directive 2007/46/EC is amended as follows:

(1)

Annex I is amended as follows:

(a)

the title is replaced by the following:

‘Complete list of information for the purpose of EC type-approval of vehicles, components or separate technical units (a)’

;

(b)

point 0.3 is replaced by the following:

‘0.3.

Means of identification of type, if marked on the vehicle/component/separate technical unit (1) (b):’

;

(c)

points 1 and 1.1 are replaced by the following:

‘1.   GENERAL CONSTRUCTION CHARACTERISTICS

1.1.

Photographs and/or drawings of a representative vehicle/component/separate technical unit (1):’

.

(2)

Part I of Annex IV is amended as follows:

(a)

item 6A is replaced by the following:

‘6A

Vehicle access and manoeuvrability (steps, running boards and handholds)

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

Regulation (EU) No 130/2012

X

 

 

X

X

X’

 

 

 

 

(b)

item 17A is replaced by the following:

‘17A

Vehicle access and manoeuvrability (reverse gear)

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

Regulation (EU) No 130/2012

X

X

X

X

X

X’

 

 

 

 

(c)

item 71 is added:

‘71

Cab strength

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 29

 

 

 

X

X

X’

 

 

 

 

(d)

explanatory note 15 is replaced by the following:

‘(15)

Compliance with Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 is mandatory, however, type-approval under this single item is not provided for as the item covers the combination of individual items 3A, 3B, 4A, 5A, 6A, 6B, 7A, 8A, 9A, 9B, 10A, 12A, 13A, 13B, 14A, 15A, 15B, 16A, 17A, 17B, 18A, 19A, 20A, 21A, 22A, 22B, 22C, 23A, 24A, 25A, 25B, 25C, 25D, 25E, 25F, 26A, 27A, 28A, 29A, 30A, 31A, 32A, 33A, 34A, 35A, 36A, 37A, 38A, 42A, 43A, 44A, 45A, 46A, 46B, 46C, 46D, 46E, 47A, 48A, 49A, 50A, 50B, 51A, 52A, 52B, 53A, 54A, 56A, 57A and 64 to 71.’

;

(e)

Appendix 1 to Part I of Annex IV is amended as follows:

(i)

in Table 1, item 13A is replaced by the following:

‘13A

Protection of motor vehicles against unauthorised use

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 116

 

A

The provisions of paragraph 8.3.1.1.1 of UNECE Regulation No 116 may be applied instead of paragraph 8.3.1.1.2 of that Regulation regardless of the type of powertrain’

(ii)

in Table 1, item 63 is replaced by the following:

‘63

General Safety

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

 

See footnote (15) of the table in Part I of Annex IV with regulatory acts for EC type-approval of vehicles produced in unlimited series’

(iii)

in Table 2, item 13A is replaced by the following:

‘13A

Protection of motor vehicles against unauthorised use

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 116

 

A

The provisions of paragraph 8.3.1.1.1 of UNECE Regulation No 116 may be applied instead of paragraph 8.3.1.1.2 of that Regulation regardless of the type of powertrain’

(iv)

in Table 2, item 63 is replaced by the following:

‘63

General Safety

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

 

See footnote (15) of the table in Part I of Annex IV with regulatory acts for EC type-approval of vehicles produced in unlimited series’

(v)

in Table 2, item 71 is added:

‘71

Cab strength

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 29

 

C’

(3)

Annex VII is amended as follows:

(a)

in Section 2, the following paragraph is added:

‘In case of EC type-approval for systems, components or separate technical units covered by the implementing measures of Regulation (EC) No 661/2009, the base Regulation reference shall be the Regulation number (i.e. the implementing act) adopted pursuant to Article 14(1)(a) to (e) of Regulation (EC) No 661/2009.’

;

(b)

section 3 is amended as follows:

(i)

the first paragraph is replaced by the following:

‘The number of the latest amending Directive or Regulation, including implementing acts applicable to the type-approval in accordance with the following indents. However, in case such amending Directive or Regulation or applicable implementing act does not yet exist, the number referred to in Section 2 is repeated in Section 3:’

;

(ii)

the following indent is inserted after the third indent:

‘—

this means the latest Regulation, containing amendments to implementing measures of Regulation (EC) No 661/2009, with which a system, component or technical unit complies,’

;

(c)

in point 4.1, the following items are added:

‘(c)

to Commission Regulation (EU) No 1008/2010 (2) (windscreen wiper and washer systems)

e2*1008/2010*1008/2010*00003*00

(d)

to Commission Regulation (EU) No 19/2011 (3) as amended by Commission Regulation (EU) No 249/2012 (4) (statutory markings)

e2*19/2011*249/2012*0003*00

(2)  Commission Regulation (EU) No 1008/2010 of 9 November 2010 concerning type-approval requirements for windscreen wiper and washer systems of certain motor vehicles and implementing Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning type-approval requirements for the general safety of motor vehicles, their trailers and systems, components and separate technical units intended therefor (OJ L 292, 10.11.2010, p. 2)."

(3)  Commission Regulation (EU) No 19/2011 of 11 January 2011 concerning type-approval requirements for the manufacturer's statutory plate and for the vehicle identification number of motor vehicles and their trailers and implementing Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning type-approval requirements for the general safety of motor vehicles, their trailers and systems, components and separate technical units intended therefor (OJ L 8, 12.1.2011, p. 1)."

(4)  Commission Regulation (EU) No 249/2012 of 21 March 2012 amending Regulation (EU) No 19/2011 as regards type-approval requirements for the manufacturer's statutory plate of motor vehicles and their trailers (OJ L 82, 22.3.2012, p. 1).’"

(d)

point 5 is replaced by the following:

‘5.

Annex VII does not apply to type-approvals granted in accordance with UNECE Regulations listed in Annex IV, as the relevant numbering system is provided for in the respective UNECE Regulations. However, Annex VII applies to EC type-approvals granted under Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 which are based on UNECE Regulations (i.e. incorporating new technologies, EC type-approved components and STUs, virtual testing and self-testing). In this case, the following numbering system is applied:

 

Section 1: as above

 

Section 2: “661/2009” (i.e. General Safety Regulation)

 

Section 3: First portion is the UNECE Regulation No, followed by “R-”, the second portion is the series of amendments or “00” if it is the original series, followed by “-” and the third portion is the supplement level (with leading zeroes if applicable) or “00” when there is no supplement to the relevant series.

 

Section 4: as above

 

Section 5: as above

Examples:

e1*661/2009*13-HR-10-05*00001*00

(granted by Germany, according to UNECE Regulation No 13-H, 10 series of amendments, supplement level 5, first approval issued, no extensions)

e25*661/2009*28R-00-03*0123*05

(granted by Croatia, according to UNECE Regulation No 28, original series of amendments, supplement 3, 123rd approval issued, 5th extension)’

(e)

in the Appendix, point 4 is added:

‘4.

This Appendix does not apply to type-approvals granted in accordance with UNECE Regulations listed in Annex IV, as the relevant arrangements of approval marks are provided for in the respective UNECE Regulations. However, this Appendix applies to EC component and separate technical unit type-approvals granted under Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 which are based on UNECE Regulations (i.e. components or separate technical units incorporating new technologies). In this case, the following arrangement of markings is applied:

The distinguishing type-approval marking shall be as prescribed in the relevant UNECE Regulation and as if granted through conventional UNECE Regulation type-approval, however, the following shall be taken into account:

When a circle surrounding the letter “E” is prescribed, this shall be not a circle, but a rectangle. Its height (a) shall at least correspond to the prescribed diameter size and its width shall exceed that value (i.e. > a). Instead of the upper-case letter “E”, the lower-case letter “e” shall be used, followed by the distinguishing number of the Member State which has granted the EC component or separate technical unit type-approval.

Example:

Image

(granted by Germany, based on UNECE Regulation No 28, original series, first approval issued, for a Class II audible warning device incorporating new technologies)’

(4)

Annex XI is amended as follows:

(a)

in Appendix 3, item 1A is replaced by the following:

‘1A

Sound level

Regulation (EU) No 540/2014

G + W9

(b)

in Appendix 5, item 1A is replaced by the following:

‘1A

Sound level

Regulation (EU) No 540/2014

T + Z1

(c)

in Appendix 6, meaning of notes, the following note is inserted after W8:

‘W9

Modification of the exhaust system length is permitted without the need for retesting, provided that the exhaust back pressure characteristics remain similar.’

(5)

In Annex XV, point 2 is replaced by the following:

‘2.   List of regulatory acts and restrictions

 

Subject

Regulatory act reference

4

Rear registration plate space

Directive 70/222/EEC

4A

Space for mounting and fixing rear registration plates

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

Regulation (EU) No 1003/2010

7

Audible warning

Directive 70/388/EEC

7A

Audible warning devices and signals

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 28

10

Radio interference (electromagnetic compatibility)

Directive 72/245/EEC

10A

Electromagnetic compatibility

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 10

18

Plates (statutory)

Directive 76/114/EEC

18A

Manufacturer's statutory plate and vehicle identification number

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

Regulation (EU) No 19/2011

20

Installation of lighting and light signalling devices

Directive 76/756/EEC

20A

Installation of lighting and light-signalling devices on vehicles

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 48

27

Towing hooks

Directive 77/389/EEC

27A

Towing device

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

Regulation (EU) No 1005/2010

33

Identification of controls, tell-tales and indicators

Directive 78/316/EEC

33A

Location and identification of hand controls, tell-tales and indicators

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 121

34

Defrost/demist

Directive 78/317/EEC

34A

Windscreen defrosting and demisting systems

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

Regulation (EU) No 672/2010

35

Wash/wipe

Directive 78/318/EEC

35A

Windscreen wiper and washer systems

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

Regulation (EU) No 1008/2010

36

Heating systems

Directive 2001/56/EC

Except the provisions in Annex VIII relating to LPG combustion heaters and LPG heating systems

36A

Heating systems

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 122

Except the provisions in Annex 8 relating to LPG combustion heaters and LPG heating systems

37

Wheel guards

Directive 78/549/EEC

37A

Wheel guards

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

Regulation (EU) No 1009/2010

44

Masses and dimensions (cars)

Directive 92/21/EEC

44A

Masses and dimensions

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

Regulation (EU) No 1230/2012

45

Safety glazing

Directive 92/22/EEC

Restricted to the provisions included in Annex III

45A

Safety glazing materials and their installation on vehicles

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 43

Restricted to the provisions included in Annex 21

46

Tyres

Directive 92/23/EEC

46A

Installation of tyres

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

Regulation (EU) No 458/2011

48

Masses and dimensions (other than vehicles referred to in item 44)

Directive 97/27/EC

48A

Masses and dimensions

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

Regulation (EU) No 1230/2012

49

External projections of cabs

Directive 92/114/EEC

49A

Commercial vehicles with regard to their external projections forward of the cab's rear panel

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 61

50

Couplings

Directive 94/20/EC

Restricted to the provisions included in Annex V (up to and including point 8) and Annex VII

50A

Mechanical coupling components of combinations of vehicles

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 55

Restricted to the provisions included in Annex 5 (up to and including paragraph 8) and Annex 7

61

Air-conditioning system

Directive 2006/40/EC’

(6)

Annex XVI is amended as follows:

(a)

point 1 is replaced by the following:

‘1.   List of regulatory acts

 

Subject

Regulatory act reference

3

Fuel tanks/rear protective devices

Directive 70/221/EEC

3B

Rear underrun protective devices (RUPDs) and their installation; rear underrun protection (RUP)

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 58

6

Door latches and hinges

Directive 70/387/EEC

6A

Vehicle access and manoeuvrability

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

Regulation (EU) No 130/2012

6B

Door latches and door retention components

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 11

8

Indirect vision devices

Directive 2003/97/EC

8A

Devices for indirect vision and their installation

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 46

12

Interior fittings

Directive 74/60/EEC

12A

Interior fittings

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 21

16

Exterior projections

Directive 74/483/EEC

16A

External projections

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 26

20

Installation of lighting and light signalling devices

Directive 76/756/EEC

20A

Installation of lighting and light-signalling devices on vehicles

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 48

27

Towing hooks

Directive 77/389/EEC

27A

Towing device

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

Regulation (EU) No 1005/2010

32

Forward vision

Directive 77/649/EEC

32A

Forward field of vision

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 125

35

Wash/wipe

Directive 78/318/EEC

35A

Windscreen wiper and washer systems

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

Regulation (EU) No 1008/2010

37

Wheel guards

Directive 78/549/EEC

37A

Wheel guards

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

Regulation (EU) No 1009/2010

42

Lateral protection

Directive 89/297/EEC

42A

Lateral protection of goods vehicles

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 73

48A

Masses and dimensions

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

Regulation (EU) No 1230/2012

49

External projections of cabs

Directive 92/114/EEC

49A

Commercial vehicles with regard to their external projections forward of the cab's rear panel

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 61

50

Couplings

Directive 94/20/EC

50A

Mechanical coupling components of combinations of vehicles

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 55

50B

Close-coupling device (CCD); fitting of an approved type of CCD

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 102

52

Buses and coaches

Directive 2001/85/EC

52A

M2 and M3 vehicles

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 107

52B

Strength of the superstructure of large passenger vehicles

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 66

57

Front underrun protection

Directive 2000/40/EC

57A

Front underrun protective devices (FUPDs) and their installation; front underrun protection (FUP)

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 93’

(b)

Appendix 2 is replaced by the following:

‘Appendix 2

Specific conditions concerning virtual testing methods

1.   List of regulatory acts

 

Regulatory act reference

Annex and paragraphs

Specific conditions

3

Directive 70/221/EEC

Annex II, points 5.2 and 5.4.5

Rear underrun dimensions and resistance to forces

3B

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 58

Paragraphs 2.3, 7.3 and 25.6

Dimensions and resistance to forces

6

Directive 70/387/EEC

Annex II, point 4.3

Equivalent methods for tensile strength tests and resistance of latches to acceleration

6A

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

Regulation (EU) No 130/2012

Annex II, Part I and 2

Dimensions of steps, running boards and handholds

6B

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 11

Annex 3

Annex 4, point 2.1

Annex 5

Tensile strength tests and resistance of latches to acceleration

8

Directive 2003/97/EC

Annex III

All provisions in Sections 3, 4 and 5.

Prescribed fields of vision of rear-view mirrors.

8A

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 46

Paragraph 15.2.4

Prescribed fields of vision of rear-view mirrors.

12

Directive 74/60/EEC

(a)

Annex I, all provisions in point 5 (Specifications)

(b)

Annex II

(a)

Measurement of all radii of curvature and of all projections except for those requirements where a force has to be applied in order to check compliance with the provisions.

(b)

Determination of the head-impact zone.

12A

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 21

(a)

Paragraph 5 to 5.7

(b)

Paragraph 2.3

(a)

Measurement of all radii of curvature and of all projections except for those requirements where a force has to be applied in order to check compliance with the provisions.

(b)

Determination of the head-impact zone.

16

Directive 74/483/EEC

Annex I, all provisions in point 5 (General specifications) and point 6 (Particular specifications).

Measurement of all radii of curvature and of all projections except for those requirements where a force has to be applied in order to check compliance with the provisions.

16A

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 26

Paragraph 5.2.4

Measurement of all radii of curvature and of all projections except for those requirements where a force has to be applied in order to check compliance with the provisions.

20

Directive 76/756/EEC

Paragraph 6 (Individual specifications) of UNECE Regulation No 48.

Provisions of Annexes 4, 5 and 6 to UNECE Regulation No 48.

The test drive provided for in point 6.22.9.2.2 shall be performed on a real vehicle.

20A.

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 48

Paragraph 6, Annexes 4, 5 and 6

The test drive provided for in point 6.22.9.2.2 shall be performed on a real vehicle.

27

Directive 77/389/EEC

Annex II, point 2

Tractive and compressive static force

27A

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

Regulation (EU) No 1005/2010

Annex II, point 1.2

Tractive and compressive static force

32

Directive 77/649/EEC

Annex I, point 5 (Specifications)

Obstructions and field of vision

32A

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 125

Paragraph 5

Obstructions and field of vision

35

Directive 78/318/EEC

Annex I, point 5.1.2

Determination of the swept area only.

35A

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

Regulation (EU) No 1008/2010

Annex III, points 1.1.2 and 1.1.3

Determination of the swept area only.

37

Directive 78/549/EEC

Annex I, point 2 (Special requirements)

 

37A

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

Regulation (EU) No 1009/2010

Annex II, point 2

Verification of the dimensional requirements

42

Directive 89/297/EEC

Annex, point 2.8

Resistance under a horizontal force and deflection measurement.

42A

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 73

Paragraph 12.10

Resistance under a horizontal force and deflection measurement.

48A.

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

Regulation (EU) No 1230/2012

(a)

Annex I, Part B, points 7 and 8

(b)

Annex I, Part C, points 6 and 7

(a)

Check of compliance with the manoeuvrability requirements including manoeuvrability of vehicles fitted with lift- or loadable axles.

(b)

Measurement of the maximum rear swing-out.

49

Directive 92/114/EEC

Annex I, point 4 (Specific requirements)

Measurement of all radii of curvature and of all projections except for those requirements where a force has to be applied in order to check compliance with the provisions.

49A

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 61

Paragraphs 5 and 6

Measurement of all radii of curvature and of all projections except for those requirements where a force has to be applied in order to check compliance with the provisions.

50

Directive 94/20/EC

(a)

Annex V “Requirements for mechanical coupling Devices”

(b)

Annex VI, point 1.1

(c)

Annex VI, point 4 (Testing of mechanical coupling devices)

(a)

All provisions of points 1 to 8 included.

(b)

Strength tests on mechanicals couplings of simple design may be replaced by virtual tests.

(c)

Points 4.5.1 (Strength test), 4.5.2 (Resistance to buckling) and 4.5.3 (Resistance to bending moment) only.

50A

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 55

(a)

Annex 5 “Requirements for mechanical coupling Devices”

(b)

Annex 6, paragraph 1.1

(c)

Annex 6, paragraph 3

(a)

All provisions of paragraphs 1 to 8 included.

(b)

Strength tests on mechanicals couplings of simple design may be replaced by virtual tests.

(c)

Paragraphs 3.6.1 (Strength test), 3.6.2 (Resistance to buckling) and 3.6.3 (Resistance to bending moment) only.

52

Directive 2001/85/EC

(a)

Annex I

(b)

Annex IV Strength of superstructure

(a)

Point 7.4.5 Stability test under the conditions specified in the Appendix to Annex I.

(b)

Appendix 4 — Verification of strength of the superstructure by calculation.

52A

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 107

Annex 3

Paragraph 7.4.5 (calculation method)

52B

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 66

Annex 9

Computer simulation of rollover test on complete vehicle as an equivalent approval method

57

Directive 2000/40/EC

Paragraph 3 of Annex 5 to UNECE Regulation 93.

Resistance under a horizontal force and deflection measurement.

57A

Regulation (EC) No 661/2009

UNECE Regulation No 93

Annex 5, Paragraph 3.

Resistance under a horizontal force and deflection measurement.’



ANNEX V

Amendments to Regulation (EU) No 1003/2010

Annex II to Regulation (EU) No 1003/2010 is amended as follows:

(1)

point 1.2.1.2.1 is replaced by the following:

‘1.2.1.2.1.

The plate shall be perpendicular (± 5°) to the longitudinal plane of the vehicle.’

(2)

points 1.2.1.5.1 and 1.2.1.5.2 are replaced by the following:

‘1.2.1.5.1.

If the height of the upper edge of the plate from the ground surface does not exceed 1,20 m, the plate shall be visible in the whole space included within the following four planes:

the two vertical planes touching the two lateral edges of the plate and forming an angle measured outwards to the left and to the right of the plate of 30° in relation to the longitudinal plane, parallel to the longitudinal median plane of the vehicle, passing through the centre of the plate,

the plane touching the upper edge of the plate and forming an angle measured upwards of 15° with the horizontal,

the horizontal plane through the lower edge of the plate.

1.2.1.5.2.

If the height of the upper edge of the plate from the ground surface exceeds 1,20 m, the plate shall be visible in the whole space included within the following four planes:

the two vertical planes touching the two lateral edges of the plate and forming an angle measured outwards to the left and to the right of the plate of 30° in relation to the longitudinal plane, parallel to the longitudinal median plane of the vehicle, passing through the centre of the plate,

the plane touching the upper edge of the plate and forming an angle measured upwards of 15° with the horizontal,

the plane touching the lower edge of the plate and forming an angle measured downwards of 15° with the horizontal.’

(3)

point 1.2.3 is replaced by the following:

‘1.2.3.

Whenever it is declared by the vehicle manufacturer that a vehicle is suitable for towing loads (point 2.11.5 of Annex I to Directive 2007/46/EC) and if the space for mounting the rear registration plate may as a result be (partly) obscured within the planes of geometrical visibility due to the permitted and/or recommended installation of any mechanical coupling device, this shall be noted in the test report and stated on the EC type-approval certificate. Furthermore, vehicle type-approval shall not be granted unless measures are taken to ensure that such mechanical coupling device, if installed and not in use, can be removed or repositioned only without the use of any tools, including release keys.’


ANNEX VI

Amendments to Regulation (EU) No 109/2011

Regulation (EU) No 109/2011 is amended as follows:

(1)

in Annex I, Part I, footnote (*) is deleted;

(2)

in Annex IV, point 0.1 is replaced by the following:

‘0.1.

Category N and O vehicles, with the exception of off-road vehicles as defined in Annex II to Directive 2007/46/EC, shall be constructed and/or fitted with spray suppression systems in such a way as to meet the requirements laid down in this Annex. In the case of chassis/cab vehicles, these requirements may only be applied to the wheels covered by the cab.

At the manufacturer's discretion, for vehicles of category N1, N2 with a permissible maximum laden mass not exceeding 7,5 tonnes, O1 and O2, the requirements of Commission Regulation (EU) No 1009/2010 (1) as set out for vehicle category M1 may be applied instead of the requirements of this Annex. In such a case, the information document shall include all the particulars relevant to wheel guards as laid down in Article 3(2) of that Regulation.

(1)  Commission Regulation (EU) No 1009/2010 of 9 November 2010 concerning type-approval requirements for wheel guards of certain motor vehicles and implementing Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning type-approval requirements for the general safety of motor vehicles, their trailers and systems, components and separate technical units intended therefor (OJ L 292, 10.11.2010, p. 21).’"



ANNEX VII

Amendments to Regulation (EU) No 458/2011

Annex I to Regulation (EU) No 458/2011 is amended as follows:

in Part 2, Addendum, point 3.2 is replaced by the following:

‘3.2.

Vehicle category N1: yes/no (1), type 1/2/3/4/5 (1)’

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