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Packaging, Labelling and Carriage of Radioactive Material by Rail Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998

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Regulation 1(2)

SCHEDULE 1Competent Authority Identification Marks

1.  Each approval certificate issued by a competent authority shall be assigned an identification mark.

2.  The mark shall be of the following generalised type—“VRI/Number/Type Code”, where—

(a)“VRI” represents the international vehicle registration identification code of the state issuing the certificate;

(b)“Number” represents the number assigned by the competent authority, which shall be unique with regard to the particular design or shipment; and

(c)“Type Code” represents the code used to indicate the type of approval certificate issued as follows—

AFType A package design for fissile material
B(U)Type B(U) package design, (B(U)F if for fissile material)
B(M)Type B(M) package design, (B(M)F if for fissile material)
IFIndustrial package design for fissile material
SSpecial form radioactive material
XSpecial arrangement

3.  The shipment approval identification mark shall be clearly related to the design approval identification mark.

4.  For package design approval certificates, other than those issued under the provisions of regulation 9, the symbols ‘–85' shall be added to the Type Code of the package design.

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