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The Air Navigation (Overseas Territories) Order 2001

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Carriage of dangerous goods

2.—(1) An aircraft shall not carry or have loaded therein or suspended thereunder any dangerous goods unless such goods are carried, loaded or suspended:

(a)with the written permission of the Governor and in accordance with any conditions to which such permission may be subject; and

(b)in accordance with the Technical Instructions and any conditions specified therein.

(2) A person shall not:

(a)take or cause to be taken on board,

(b)suspend or cause to be suspended beneath, or

(c)deliver or cause to be delivered for loading on or suspension beneath

an aircraft any dangerous goods, which he knows or ought to know or suspect to be goods capable of posing significant risk to health, safety or property when carried by air, unless the Technical Instructions have been complied with and the package of those goods is in a fit condition for carriage by air.

(3) These Regulations shall not apply to dangerous goods of a type specified in Chapters 1.1.2(a), 1.1.2(b) and 2.3 of Part 1 and Chapter 1.2 of Part 9 of the Technical Instructions which are carried, loaded or suspended in accordance with the provisions of the aforesaid Chapters 1.1.2(a), 1.1.2(b) and 2.3 of Part 1 and Chapter 1.2 of Part 9 and which are:

(a)articles and equipment which are required to be carried on an aircraft by or under this Order or are otherwise intended for use on an aircraft for the purpose of the good order of the flight in accordance with normal practice whether or not, in either case, such articles and equipment are required to be carried or intended to be used on that particular flight;

(b)solely intended for the use of passengers or crew members or for sale to the passengers or crew members of the aircraft during the flight in question;

(c)subject to paragraph (4) to provide during flight veterinary aid or a humane killer for an animal; or

(d)subject to paragraph (4) to provide during flight medical aid to a person.

(4) The goods specified in sub-paragraphs (c) and (d) of paragraph (3) shall only be carried if:

(a)they are or may be required for use during the flight:

(b)they are or may be required for use during a subsequent flight by the same aircraft and it will not be practicable to load the goods on the aircraft in the intervening period before the commencement of that subsequent flight; or

(c)they were used or might have been required for use during a previous flight by the same aircraft and it has not been practicable to unload them from the aircraft since that flight.

(5) Save for regulations 2(1)(a), 6(1) (but only to the extent that it refers to the provisions in Chapter 2.1 of Part 5 of the Technical Instructions), 6(2) and 7(3), these Regulations shall not apply to dangerous goods of the classification specified in Chapter 2.5 of Part 1 of the Technical Instructions:

(a)which do not exceed the appropriate quantity limitations specified therein; and

(b)in respect of which such other conditions as are specified therein are complied with.

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