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Electronic submission of data to ITDB becomes mandatory

16 November 2021

On 15 November 2021, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, acting in his capacity as depositary, issued depositary notification C.N.370.2021.TREATIES-XI.A.16 (English, French), informing that, by 4 November 2021, none of the Parties to the TIR Convention, 1975, had communicated an objection to various amendment proposals to the Convention, including those that make the electronic submission of data to the International TIR Data Bank (ITDB) obligatory. Consequently, in accordance with the provisions of article 59 (3) of the Convention, the amendments shall come into force with respect to all Parties to the Convention on 4 February 2022.