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The Explosives (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009

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Labelling of single receptacles and receptacles in outer packagings

8.  (1)  Where except for this regulation a package would be required to show the particulars required by regulation 7 and to be labelled and marked in accordance with any of the national or international transport rules, it shall be sufficient compliance with regulation 7 if the package shows the particulars specified in paragraphs (2) or (3) of this regulation.

(2) Where the package consists of only a single receptacle, the specified particulars are—

(a)the particulars required by—

(i)paragraph (2)(a), (b), (c)(ii), (iii) and (iv) in the case of substances; and

(ii)paragraph (3)(a), (b), (c)(i), (iii), (iv) and (v) in the case of preparations,

of regulation 7 in accordance with regulation 10;

(b)the labels and markings required by whichever of the national or international transport rules is appropriate; and

(c)where a substance or preparation has been classified as dangerous for the environment, the appropriate indication of danger and the danger symbol from Schedule 2 in accordance with regulation 10.

(3) Where the package consists of one or more receptacles in outer packagings, the particulars specified are the labels and markings required by whichever of the national or international transport rules is appropriate.

(4) For the purpose of this regulation and regulation 9(3)—

(a)the national transport rules are—

(i)the Merchant Shipping (Dangerous Goods and Marine Pollutants) Regulations 1997;

(ii)the Air Navigation (Dangerous Goods) Regulations 2002(1); and

(iii)the Carriage of Explosives Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006; and

(b)the international transport rules are—

(i)the European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road signed at Geneva on 30th September 1957, as revised or re-issued from time to time(2);

(ii)the European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterway, as revised or re-issued from time to time(3);

(iii)the Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air, as revised or re-issued from time to time(4);

(iv)the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code, as revised or re-issued from time to time(5); and

(v)the Regulation concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail including its Annex which together form Appendix C to the Convention concerning the International Carriage by Rail(6), as revised or re-issued from time to time.

(1)

S.I. 2002/2786, as amended by S.I. 2008/1943 and S.I. 2008/2429

(2)

Current edition (2009): ISBN 978-92-1-139131-2

(3)

Current edition (2009): ISBN 978-92-1-139134-3

(4)

Current edition (2009): ISBN 9789292311766

(5)

Current edition (2008): ISBN 978-92-801-4241-9

(6)

Current edition (2009): ISBN 9788086206394

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