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The Carriage of Explosives by Rail Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001

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Carriage Information to be provided to operators and infrastructure controllers

10.—(1) Any operator of any container or wagon which is being used for the carriage of explosives shall ensure that any train operator who has undertaken to carry that container or wagon is provided with the Carriage Information.

(2) Any operator of a large container which is being used for the carriage of explosives, where those explosives are intended for carriage by sea, shall ensure that any train operator who has undertaken to carry that large container is provided with a container packing certificate comprising the information set out in paragraph 12.3.7 of the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code, as revised or reissued from time to time by the International Maritime Organisation [Current Edition: Volumes I to IV ISBN 92-801-1465-4].

(3) Any consignor of explosives for carriage, other than in a container or wagon, shall ensure that any train operator engaged by him to carry those explosives is provided with the Carriage Information.

(4) Any train operator who engages another train operator to carry explosives shall ensure that that train operator is provided with the Carriage Information.

(5) The operator of any train which is being used for the carriage of explosives shall ensure that each infrastructure controller on whose railway the explosives are to be carried is provided with the Carriage Information.

(6) An operator of a container, wagon or train or anyone acting on his behalf shall not provide false nor misleading information to any other operator engaged by him concerning the explosives to be carried.

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