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ADR Multilateral agreements

List of Bilateral and Multilateral Agreements
 

Procedures to be followed for the communication of multilateral agreements concluded in accordance with Section 1.5.1 of ADR       

 

 

1) The initiating country contacts the secretariat and informs it of its intention to initiate a multilateral agreement, the draft of which it transmits by e-mail or by mail.  
2) The secretariat registers the title of the draft agreement and assigns it a serial number which it communicates immediately to the initiating country.  
3) The initiating country includes the serial number in the heading of the draft agreement (e.g. "Multilateral agreement M252") and then proposes it to the other Contracting Parties to ADR.  
4) As soon as the initiating country has reached agreement with the parties concerned on the final version of the clauses of the multilateral agreement, it transmits its signed copy to the secretariat in hard copy and electronically and transmits unsigned copies to the other Contracting Parties to ADR.  
5) Each signatory country returns its signed copy to the initiating country and transmits a signed copy to the secretariat.  
6) As soon as the secretariat receives the copy signed by a second signatory, the agreement is entered in a database which may be consulted on e-mail/Internet.  
7) Each Contracting Party which revokes an agreement shall immediately so inform the secretariat.  
8)

The final clause of a multilateral agreement should be worded as follows:
"This agreement shall be valid until (...)a for the carriage on the territories of those ADR Contracting Parties signatory to this agreement. If it is revoked before then by one of the signatories, it shall remain valid until the above mentioned date only for carriage on the territories of those ADR Contracting Parties signatory to this agreement which have not revoked it. (date ...)b The competent authority for ADR of ... ... (Signature)".

 
9) Where a signatory country signs a multilateral agreement with reservations regarding its application, these reservations shall be expressly mentioned in the copy which it transmits to the secretariat.  
 
Notes
a) Date of expiry of the multilateral agreement which must be indicated by the initiating country in the final version it transmits to the secretariat and to the other Contracting Parties in accordance with paragraph (4) above. This date of expiry must correspond to a maximum period of validity of five years as from the date of signature by the initiating country.  
b) Date of signature for each country concerned.
   

 

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LIST OF MULTILATERAL AGREEMENTS WITH LIST OF COUNTRIES AND DATES

List of Multilateral agreements expired between 2007 and 1 March 2021

M85 Use of the Scandinavian languages in transport documents

COUNTRY SIGNED REVOKED
Norway 15/12/1998  
Denmark 1/02/1999  
Sweden 15/02/1999  

Date of Expiry: Until revoked by one of the Contracting Parties
View M85 in English.


M178 Language of the particulars to be entered in the transport document

COUNTRY SIGNED REVOKED
Portugal 13/02/2006  
Spain 1/03/2006  

Date of Expiry: Until revoked by one of the Contracting Parties
View M178 in English


M241 Use of equipment for tanks - Circulated by Germany on 16 June 2016


M288 Carriage of UN 1361 CARBON, packing group III and UN 3088 SELF-HEATING SOLID, ORGANIC, N.O.S. packing group III (Initiated by Germany)


M298 Carriage of unground hard coal, coke and anthracite (Reserved Germany)


M300 Transport document in sale delivery operations 

COUNTRY SIGNED REVOKED
Portugal 29/06/2016  
Spain 11/07/2016  
Italy 22/05/2017  
Poland 6/02/2020  

Date of Expiry: 12 May 2021

View agreement in English (version corrected on 21 January 2020), in Spanish


M301 Periodic inspection of some steel cylinders intended for the carriage of liquefied petroleum gas (UN 1965)

COUNTRY SIGNED REVOKED
France 20/07/2016  
Belgium 15/02/2017  
Denmark 31/07/2017  

Date of Expiry: 1 January 2022

View explanatory letter in English
View agreement in English, in French


M304 Concerning the number of trailers in a transport unit

COUNTRY SIGNED REVOKED
Sweden 9/12/2016  
Spain 30/01/2017  
Finland 31/03/2017  
Denmark 25/04/2018  
Norway 03/01/2019  

Date of expiry: 17 December 2021

View explanatory letter and agreement in English

View agreement in Spanish


M308 Periodic inspection of LPG welded steel cylinders

COUNTRY SIGNED REVOKED
Italy 7/11/2017  
France 14/12/2017  

Date of expiry: 1 January 2023

View explanatory letter in English

View agreement in English, in French


M310 Transport of UN 2672 ammonia solution in rigid and composite IBCs

COUNTRY SIGNED REVOKED
Ireland 25/01/2018  
United Kingdom 26/01/2018  
Italy 28/03/2018  

Date of expiry: 1 February 2022 (corrected)

View explanatory letter

View agreement in English 


M311 Placarding of containers used exclusively in a road transport operation

COUNTRY SIGNED REVOKED
Portugal 26/02/2018  
Spain 26/03/2018  

Date of expiry: 1 January 2023

View agreement in English, in Spanish


M313 Carriage of explosive substances and articles belonging to the Armed Forces set to be destroyed

COUNTRY SIGNED REVOKED
Sweden 2/07/2018  
Germany 2/08/2018  
United Kingdom 5/07/2018  
Netherlands 26/09/2018  
France 27/02/2019  
Norway 19/06/2019  
Italy 12/09/2019  
Denmark 29/11/2019  
Austria 3/01/2020  
Finland (excluding the Åland Islands) 20/01/2020  
Luxembourg 18/06/2020  

Date of expiry: 15 June 2023

View explanatory letter in English

View agreement in English


M315 Carriage of waste contaminated with viruses causing haemorrhagic fever

COUNTRY SIGNED REVOKED
Belgium 30/11/2018  
Germany 12/12/2018  
Switzerland 07/01/2019  
Luxembourg 06/02/2019  
Netherlands 19/03/2019  
Austria 4/07/2019  
Spain 8/07/2019  

Date of expiry: 31 December 2023

View agreement in French


M316 Working pressure of composite cylinders intended for the carriage of hydrogen (UN 1049) 

COUNTRY SIGNED REVOKED
France 15/03/2019  
Belgium 30/04/2019  

Date of expiry:1 January 2024

View letter and agreement in English


M318 Carriage of pressure receptacles authorized by the United States of America Department of Transportation in relation to 1.1.4.2 

COUNTRY SIGNED REVOKED
United Kingdom 18/04/2019  
France 29/04/2019  
Sweden 17/05/2019  
Germany 20/05/2019  
Ireland 29/05/2019  
Switzerland 29/05/2019  
Austria 5/06/2019  
Netherlands 14/06/2019  
Poland 22/08/2019  
Italy 12/09/2019  
Denmark 15/11/2019  
Lithuania 5/12/2019  
Latvia 13/01/2020  
Luxembourg 29/01/2020  
Finland 25/05/2020  
Slovenia 28/10/2020  
Norway 16/03/2021  

Date of expiry: 1 June 2023

View letter and agreement in English, in French, in German


M320 Carriage of UN 1965 in fixed tanks (tank-vehicles)

COUNTRY SIGNED REVOKED
Norway 14/05/2019  
Sweden 29/05/2019  
Denmark 29/11/2019  

Date of Expiry: For application from 1 June 2019 up to 31 May 2024

View explanatory letter in English
View agreement in English


M322 Carriage of UN Nos. 0335 and 0336 fireworks

COUNTRY SIGNED REVOKED
United Kingdom 14/06/2019  
Norway 20/06/2019
Czech Republic 12/09/2019

Date of expiry: 20 August 2024

View explanatory letter in English
View agreement in English


M323 - Carriage of cobalt dihydroxide in flexible intermediate bulk containers 

COUNTRY SIGNED REVOKED
Belgium 2/04/2020  
France 2/07/2020  
Luxembourg 4/07/2020  
United Kingdom 27/08/2020  

Date of expiry: 2 April 2022

View proposed agreement in English


M329 - Carriage of certain wastes containing dangerous goods

COUNTRY SIGNED REVOKED
Austria 21/09/2020  
Italy 3/11/2020  
Czechia 23/11/2020  
Hungary 9/02/2021  

Date of expiry: 21 September 2025

View agreement in English


M331 - Periodic inspection and test of pressure receptacles for the carriage of gases of Class 2

COUNTRY SIGNED REVOKED
France 3/11/2020  
Luxembourg 4/11/2020  
Belgium 13/11/2020  
Italy 17/11/2020  
Hungary 17/11/2020  
Poland 18/11/2020  
Sweden 18/11/2020  
Turkey 24/11/2020  
Denmark 30/11/2020  
Germany 1/12/2020  
Spain 2/12/2020  
Norway 3/12/2020  
Slovenia 7/12/2020  
Netherlands 10/12/2020  
Serbia 17/12/2020  
Portugal 27/01/2021  

Date of expiry: 31 March 2021

View agreement in English


M332 -  Low specific activity LSA-III material in accordance with 2.2.7.2.3.1.4 of ADR

COUNTRY SIGNED REVOKED
Spain 11/12/2020  
Romania 21/12/2020  
Germany 23/12/2020  
France 7/01/2021  
Slovakia 11/01/2021  
Sweden 20/01/2021  
Hungary 9/02/2021  
Norway 23/02/2021  
Czechia 19/03/2021  
Italy 23/03/2021  

Date of expiry: 31 December 2022

View agreement in English.


M333 - Driver training certificates in accordance with 8.2.2.8.2 of ADR

COUNTRY SIGNED REVOKED
Germany 25/01/2021  
Greece 26/01/2021  
Czechia 26/01/2021  
San Marino 26/01/2021  
Slovenia 26/01/2021  
Ireland 27/01/2021  
Slovakia 28/01/2021  
Norway 29/01/2021  
Sweden 3/02/2021  
Poland 9/02/2021  
Netherlands 10/02/2021  
Finland 15/02/2021  
Portugal 17/02/2021  
Russian Federation 18/02/2021  
Denmark 24/02/2021  
Hungary 25/02/2021  
Latvia 9/03/2021  
Italy 23/03/2021  
Serbia 23/03/2021  
Bulgaria 15/04/2021  

Date of expiry: 1 October 2021

View agreement in English


M334 - Safety adviser certificates in accordance with 1.8.3.7 of ADR

COUNTRY SIGNED REVOKED
Germany 25/01/2021  
Greece 26/01/2021  
Czechia 26/01/2021  
Slovenia 26/01/2021  
Ireland 27/01/2021  
Slovakia 28/01/2021  
Norway 29/01/2021  
Sweden 3/02/2021  
Poland 9/02/2021  
Netherlands 10/02/2021  
Finland 15/02/2021  
Portugal 17/02/2021  
Russian Federation 18/02/2021  
Denmark 24/02/2021  
Hungary 25/02/2021  
Latvia 9/03/2021  
Italy 23/03/2021  
Serbia 23/03/2021  

Date of expiry: 1 October 2021

View agreement in English


M335 - Carriage of assembled lithium batteries (UN 3090 3091 3480 and 3481) not equipped with overcharge protection 

COUNTRY SIGNED REVOKED
France 15/03/2021  
Germany 1/04/2021  
Belgium 13/04/2021  

Date of expiry: 1 January 2023

View agreement 


M336 - Periodic inspection and test of pressure receptacles for the carriage of gases of Class 2 (renewal of M331)

COUNTRY SIGNED REVOKED
France 16/03/2021  
Italy 23/03/2021  
Netherlands 30/03/2021  
Sweden 31/03/2021  
Germany 1/04/2021  
Norway 6/04/2021  
Slovenia 6/04/2021  
Belgium 12/04/2021  
Luxembourg 15/04/2021  
Poland 22/04/2021  

Date of expiry: 1 July 2021

View agreement


M337 - Periodic or intermediate inspections of tanks in accordance with 6.8.2.4.2, 6.8.2.4.3, 6.8.3.4.6, 6.8.3.4.12, 6.9.5.2 and 6.10.4 of ADR, and certificate of approval for vehicles in accordance with 9.1.3.4 of ADR (renewal of M325) - Circulated by Portugal on 30/04/2021

View proposed agreement

View explanatory letter


LIST OF BILATERAL AGREEMENTS


3582 Use of Dutch language for the particulars to be entered in the transport document  

COUNTRY SIGNED REVOKED 
Netherlands 11/03/2009
Belgium 20/03/2009


View bilateral agreement 3582 in Dutch , in French