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Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail Regulation (Northern Ireland) 1998

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7.—(1) Notwithstanding paragraphs 3(1) and (2) and 4—

(a)the information required to be displayed on an orange-coloured panel;

(b)the danger sign; and

(c)the telephone number,

may be displayed on a hazard warning panel, which panel shall conform to figure 2 and be orange-coloured, except that part of it which incorporates the danger sign, which part shall be coloured white.

(2) Notwithstanding paragraph 1(3)(c), where a hazard warning panel is displayed—

(a)the danger sign incorporated within the panel shall have—

(i)sides which measure not less than 200 mm, and

(ii)a line of the same colour as the symbol not more than 12·5 mm inside the edge and running parallel to it; and

(b)the subsidiary hazard sign, if any, shall be the same size as the danger sign and shall be displayed adjacent to it and in the same horizontal plane.

(3) Wherever an orange-coloured panel is required to be displayed at the sides of the container, tank container, tank wagon or wagon the hazard warning panel may be displayed instead at the sides of the container, tank container, tank wagon or wagon concerned.

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