Official Journal of the European Union

L 125/1

Amendment to the Customs Convention on the international transport of goods under cover of TIR carnets (TIR Convention) of 14 November 1975 (1)

According to the UN Depositary Notification C.N.387.2009.TREATIES-3 the following amendment has entered into force on 1 October 2009 for all Contracting Parties

In Annex 6, the following Explanatory Note is inserted:


Article 3


The provisions of Article 3(a)(iii) do not cover passenger cars (HS code 8703) travelling by their own means. However, passenger cars may be carried under the TIR procedure if transported by means of other vehicles as referred to in subparagraph (a)(i) and (a)(ii) of Article 3.’

(1)  Consolidated text published by Council Decision 2009/477/EC (OJ L 165, 26.6.2009, p. 1).