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The Carriage of Dangerous Goods (Classification, Packaging and Labelling) and Use of Transportable Pressure Receptacles Regulations 1996

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I INTRODUCTION

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Application of these Regulations

    4. 4.Meaning of and revisions to the Approved Carriage List and other approved documents

  3. PART II CLASSIFICATION, PACKAGING AND LABELLING

    1. 5.Classification and ascertainment of other particulars of dangerous goods

    2. 6.Consignment of dangerous goods in packages

    3. 7.Use of marks on packagings

    4. 8.Particulars to be shown on packages containing dangerous goods

    5. 9.Derogations from regulation 9 of the supply Regulations and regulation 8 of these Regulations

    6. 10.Derogations from regulation 9 of the supply Regulations

    7. 11.Methods of marking or labelling packages

  4. PART III TRANSPORTABLE PRESSURE RECEPTACLES

    1. 12.Design, manufacture, modification and repair

    2. 13.Approved Requirements, approval and certification

    3. 14.Marking of transportable pressure receptacles

    4. 15.Approved persons

    5. 16.Filling of transportable pressure receptacles

    6. 17.Records

  5. PART IV MISCELLANEOUS

    1. 18.Exemption certificates

    2. 19.Defences and enforcement

    3. 20.Transitional defences

    4. 21.Amendments and revocations

    5. 22.Requirements of other Acts etc.

  6. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      CLASSIFICATION AND ASCERTAINMENT OF OTHER PARTICULARS OF DANGEROUS GOODS

      1. PART I TABLE OF CLASSIFICATIONS AND OTHER PARTICULARS

      2. PART II SPECIFICATION OF DANGER SIGNS

        1. 1.The danger signs to be used shall be those shown...

        2. 2.The words in column 7 of Part I of this...

        3. 3.Each danger sign shall be in the form of a...

        4. 4.Danger signs shall have a line of the same colour...

      3. PART III VISCOUS SUBSTANCES NOT REQUIRED TO BE CLASSIFIED AS FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS

      4. PART IV TABLES OF FLASH POINTS AND KINEMATIC VISCOSITY RANGES OF GOODS WHICH HAVE BEEN CLASSIFIED AS FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS IN ACCORDANCE WITH REGULATION 5 OF THESE REGULATIONS, WHICH HAVE A FLASH POINT OF LESS THAN 23°C AND CONTAIN EITHER—NOT MORE THAN 5% OF TOXIC OR CORROSIVE SUBSTANCES WITH A PACKING GROUP OF I OR II, OR NOT MORE THAN 5% OF FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS WITH A PACKING GROUP OF I AND A SUBSIDIARY HAZARD OF TOXIC OR CORROSIVE

      5. PART V CRITERIA FOR ASCERTAINING PACKING GROUPS OF GOODS WHICH HAVE BEEN CLASSIFIED AS TOXIC SUBSTANCES IN ACCORDANCE WITH REGULATION 5 OF THESE REGULATIONS

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      SUBSIDIARY HAZARD SIGNS

      1. PART I ASCERTAINMENT

      2. PART II SPECIFICATION

        1. 1.The subsidiary hazard signs to be used shall be those...

        2. 2.The words in column 3 of Part I of this...

        3. 3.Each subsidiary hazard sign shall be in the form of...

        4. 4.Subsidiary hazard signs shall have a line of the same...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH INDIVIDUAL RECEPTACLES NEED NOT COMPLY WITH REGULATION 6(1)(e) AND PARTICULARS NEED NOT BE SHOWN ON PACKAGES IN ACCORDANCE WITH REGULATION 8(1)

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      FEES FOR APPROVALS AND SURVEILLANCE INSPECTIONS

      1. 1.On the making of an application to the Executive for...

      2. 2.On receipt of an application for approval, the Executive shall...

      3. 3.On determination of the application, the Executive shall prepare and...

      4. 4.If the cost stated under paragraph 3 differs from the...

      5. 5.In estimating or stating the cost of carrying out any...

      6. 6.Following a surveillance inspection under regulation 15(3) the Executive shall...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      AMENDMENTS TO THE DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES IN HARBOUR AREAS REGULATIONS 1987

      1. 1.The Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations 1987 shall be...

      2. 2.In regulation 2(1)— (a) for the definition of “approved carriage...

      3. 3.In regulation 3(2) for sub-paragraph (b) substitute the following sub-paragraph—...

      4. 4.In regulation 24(a)(ii) for the words “the Carriage of Dangerous...

      5. 5.In regulation 25— (a) in paragraph (1)(b)(ii) for the words...

      6. 6.In Schedule 1— (a) in note 3 for the words...

      7. 7.In sub-paragraph (d) of Schedule 3 for the words “the...

      8. 8.For the words “approved carriage list” wherever they occur in...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      AMENDMENTS TO THE PRESSURE SYSTEMS AND TRANSPORTABLE GAS CONTAINERS REGULATIONS 1989

      1. 1.The Pressure Systems and Transportable Gas Containers Regulations 1989 shall...

      2. 2.In regulation 2(1)— (a) delete the definitions of “approved design...

      3. 3.In regulation 3— (a) in paragraph (1), for sub-paragraphs (a),...

      4. 4.In regulation 4— (a) in paragraph (1) delete the words...

      5. 5.Regulations 16 to 22 are revoked.

      6. 6.In paragraph (1) of regulation 24— (a) at the end...

      7. 7.Schedules 1 and 2 are revoked insofar as they relate...

      8. 8.In Part I of Schedule 2— (a) for paragraph 9...

      9. 9.In Part II of Schedule 2— (a) in paragraphs 2(a)...

      10. 10.Schedule 5 is revoked.

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      REVOCATIONS

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      REQUIREMENTS FOR TRANSPORTABLE PRESSURE RECEPTACLES MANU FACTURED BEFORE 1st JANUARY 1999 WHICH ARE NOT COVERED BY THE APPROVED REQUIREMENTS

      1. 1.The requirements referred to in regulation 3(5)(b) are specified in...

      2. 2.(1) Any person who designs, manufactures, imports or supplies any...

      3. 3.(1) No person shall supply or import a transportable pressure...

      4. 4.(1) From 1st January 1999, the owner of a transportable...

      5. 5.(1) From the 1st Januray 1999, the employer of a...

      6. 6.In these Regulations “competent person” means a competent individual person...

      7. 7.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2) below— (a) every employer shall...

      8. 8.(1) Every employer shall ensure that no person employed by...

      9. 9.(1) This paragraph applies to the re-rating of a transportable...

      10. 10.(1) The manufacturer or, if he does not have a...

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      EXCEPTIONS TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF SCHEDULE 8 FOR TRANSPORT ABLE PRESSURE RECEPTACLES

      1. 1.The requirements of Schedule 8 shall not apply to any...

      2. 2.The requirements of Schedule 8 (other than paragraph 5(4) thereof)...

      3. 3.Paragraphs 3, 4, 5(1)(a) and 10(1) of Schedule 8 shall...

  7. Explanatory Note

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