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1985 Agreement on the Recognition of Domestic Driving Licenses Issued by ASEAN Countries

CIL Subject Classification
Date of Adoption 09/07/1985
Place of Adoption Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 18th Ministerial Meeting (AMM)
Issued/Adopted by Foreign Ministers of ASEAN
Dispute settlement provisions

“Article 12:

Any dispute between the CONTRACTING PARTIES arising out of the interpretation or implementation of this Agreement shall be settled amicably through consultation or negotiation.”

Depository

Secretary-General of the ASEAN Secretariat

Annexes

Text of annexes not available.

Annex A – Classification of Types or Classes of Driving Licenses Issued by Negara Brunei Darussalam

Annex B – Classification of Types or Classes of Driving Licenses Issued by Indonesia

Annex C – Classification of Types or Classes of Driving Licenses Issued by Malaysia

Annex D – Classification of Types or Classes of Driving Licenses Issued by Philippines

Annex E – Classification of Types or Classes of Driving Licenses Issued by Singapore

Annex F – Classification of Types or Classes of Driving Licenses Issued by Thailand

Annex G-L – Sample licenses

Entry Into Force Status In Force
Source

ASEAN Secretariat

Date of Entry into Force

07/01/1988

Entry into Force / Termination Provisions

“Article 10:

The CONTRACTING PARTIES shall deposit their Instruments of Ratification with the Secretary-General of the ASEAN Secretariat who shall promptly inform each CONTRACTING PARTIES of such deposit. This Agreement shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after the sixth Instrument of Ratification has been deposited.”

“Article 11:

This Agreement may be terminated as between any two of the CONTRACTING PARTIES by either of the parties giving to the other six months prior written notice of the intended termination.”

Status
ASEAN States (Source:

ASEAN Secretariat

as of 15/04/2019)
Brunei Darussalam Signature 09/07/1985
Ratification 05/11/1986
Cambodia Accession 30/04/1999
Indonesia Signature 09/07/1985
Ratification 20/11/1986
Lao PDR Accession 16/10/1997
Malaysia Signature 09/07/1985
Ratification 24/02/1986
Myanmar Accession 16/10/1997
Philippines Signature 09/07/1985
Ratification 02/06/1986
Singapore Signature 09/07/1985
Ratification 10/09/1986
Thailand Signature 09/07/1985
Ratification 07/12/1987
Viet Nam Accession 22/01/1997
Related Instruments
Related Instruments

2009 ASEAN Framework Agreement on the Facilitation of Inter-State Transport

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Additional Information

Lao PDR acceded to this Agreement via the 1997 Second Protocol for the Accession of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic to ASEAN Agreements.

Myanmar acceded to this Agreement via the 1997 Second Protocol for the Accession of the Union of Myanmar to ASEAN Agreements.

Cambodia acceded to this Agreement via the 1999 Protocol for the Accession of the Kingdom of Cambodia to ASEAN Agreements.

Viet Nam acceded to this agreement via a 1997 Instrument of Accession.

Dates of ratification and accession given above were obtained from the ASEAN Secretariat’s Legal Instruments website and its electronic collection of instruments of ratification and accession. The dates given appear to be the dates of execution of the instruments of ratification/accession, rather than their date of receipt by the depository.

Prepared By RY On 08/03/2011
Last Updated By CSW On 15/04/2019