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

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1.—(1) Where explosives in packages or unpackaged explosive articles are being carried in a container or wagon and those explosives are such that—

(a)a label is required by regulation 6(1), (2), (3) or (4) of the 1991 Regulations to be displayed on packages containing those explosives or on unpackaged explosive articles, subject to sub-paragraphs (2) and (3), a danger sign ascertained in accordance with paragraphs 5 and 6 shall be affixed to or displayed on the outside of the container or wagon concerned;

(b)a label is required by regulation 6(5) and (6) of the 1991 Regulations to be displayed on packages containing those explosives or on unpackaged explosive articles, a subsidiary hazard sign ascertained in accordance with paragraphs 7 and 8 shall be affixed to or displayed on the outside of the container or wagon concerned, as follows—

(i)the danger sign on each side of the container or wagon; and

(ii)the subsidiary hazard sign, if any, adjacent to and on the same horizontal plane as each danger sign.

(2) Where explosives with different Compatibility Groups are being carried in the same container or wagon, the Compatibility Group Letters for those Groups shall not be shown on the danger sign required to be affixed to the container or wagon concerned.

(3) Where explosives with different Division numbers are being carried in the same container or wagon, the Division number amongst them which comes highest in the following list (that is 1.1 highest), 1.5, 1.2, 1.3, 1.6 and 1.4 (lowest)), shall be shown on the danger sign required to be affixed to the container or wagon concerned, except that where explosives with a Division number of 1.2 are carried together with explosives with a Division number of 1.5 the Division number of 1.1 shall be shown on the danger sign.

(4) Nothing in this Schedule shall require a danger sign for a particular classification or a subsidiary hazard sign for a particular subsidiary hazard to be displayed more than once on the side of any container or wagon.

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