Implementation of the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP29) Framework in Malaysia - Technical - JPJ Portal
Implementation of the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP29) Framework in Malaysia
The Malaysian Government through the Ministry of Transport has been a member of the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP. 29) since 4th April 2006. Through this membership, the Malaysian Government has signed an agreement, namely:
· 1958 Agreement ( Agreement concerning Adoption of Uniform Technical Prescriptions )
1958 Agreement is an agreement which requires the certification process for each approval of technical standards on products or automotive systems.
As contracting state under WP.29, Malaysia has the obligation to proclaim the UN Rules into National Legislation namely the Motor vehicles Rule (Construction and Use) 1959 under the Road Transport Act 1987.
E-marking certification is the evaluation, compliance, testing and certifications process carried out on automotive components and motor vehicles systems based on UN regulations to ensure the safety of a vehicle.
E-marking certification allows e-marking to be used and placed on each component by the producer or manufacturer to show that the components or systems comply with the UN regulations.
WP. 29 have been recognized Malaysia with the E52 marking indicating certification is done and approved by Malaysia.
Each contracting state should receive and validate the certification approved by other contracting states.
IMPLEMENTATION of 100 UN RULES BY YEAR 2017
To date, a total of 100 UN Rules out of 136 UN Rules have been enacted into the Motor Vehicle Rule (Construction and Use) 1959 carried out through the process of vehicle type approval (VTA) as follows:
IMPLEMENTATION OF THE UN RULE BASED ON VEHICLE CATEGORY
Implementation of 100 UN Rules by the year 2017 based on the vehicle category are as follows:
The implementation of the UN Rules framework in Malaysia is one of the initiatives and mechanisms in ensuring the safety of vehicles is at the highest level to be used on the road.
In addition, the framework is also able in ensuring that a vehicle is safe and is eligible to be driven as well as guaranteeing environmental sustainability.
Rules WP29 - senarai UNR 2016.pdf