Portable tanks and receptacles
24. Where a dangerous substance is brought into a harbour or harbour area from inland in–
(a)a portable tank, the operator of the tank shall ensure that it is correctly filled and either–
(i)in the case of a portable tank to which the Dangerous Substances (Conveyance by Road in Road Tankers and Tank Containers) Regulations 1981 applies, complies with the requirements of regulation 6 of those Regulations; or
(ii)in any other case, the portable tank is suitable for the purpose and complies with the requirements of sub-paragraphs (a) to (c) of regulation 7 of the Classification, Packaging and Labelling of Dangerous Substances Regulations 1984.
(b)a receptacle, the consignor of that substance shall ensure that–
(i)the receptacle is designed, constructed, maintained and closed so as to prevent any of the contents escaping when subjected to the stresses and strains of normal handling or transport except that this shall not prevent the fitting of a suitable safety device,
(ii)the receptacle and any fastenings are, in so far as they are likely to come into contact with the substance, made of materials which are neither liable to be adversely affected by the substance nor liable in conjunction with the substance to form any other substance which is itself a risk to health or safety,
(iii)the receptacle is correctly filled, and
(iv)in the case of a receptacle containing a compressed gas, the receptacle has been appropriately tested.