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The Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2007

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 INTRODUCTORY PROVISIONS

    1. Introductory

      1. 1.Citation and commencement

      2. 2.Interpretation—General

      3. 3.Interpretation matters relating to the armed forces

      4. 4.The sending etc of documents

      5. 5.Member States of the Communities which are not Contracting Parties to ADR or Member States of COTIF

      6. 6.Competent authority

      7. 7.Appointments

    2. Application

      1. 8.Application

    3. Exceptions

      1. 9.The issuing of authorisations to carry dangerous goods in circumstances where carriage would otherwise contravene the Regulations

      2. 10.Armed forces

      3. 11.The Channel Tunnel

      4. 12.Carriage by road in or on certain vehicles

      5. 13.Carriage wholly within an enclosed area

    4. Derogations

      1. 14.The crossing of public roads

      2. 15.Old tanks

      3. 16.Old pressure receptacles

      4. 17.Carriage of liquefied gas

      5. 18.Certain commercial products containing radioactive material

      6. 19.Load threshold for class 1 goods

      7. 20.The carriage of UN 0335 FIREWORKS by road

      8. 21.Exemption from certain requirements for certain metal drums and metal IBCs

      9. 22.The carriage of alcohol in wooden casks

      10. 23.Alternative to the requirement to comply with Section 5.3.2 of ADR relating to orange-coloured plates etc pursuant to regulation 53(4)

      11. 24.Display of information during piggyback carriage

      12. 25.Shunting labels

      13. 26.Retail distribution by road

      14. 27.Exemption from the requirement to fit sheet steel spark-guards

      15. 28.Mixing rules for vehicles and wagons carrying class 1 goods

      16. 29.Quantities of class 1 explosive articles

      17. 30.Exemptions from the need to carry transport documents

      18. 31.Exemption from the requirements relating to fire-fighting equipment for the carriage of certain class 7 goods by road

      19. 32.Exemption from the prohibition on opening packages

      20. 33.Supervision requirements for vehicles carrying class 1 goods

      21. 34.The application of Part 9 to vehicles constructed before 1997 and FL, OX and AT vehicles

    5. Exceptions arising from or connected to the application of ADR and RID

      1. 35.International carriage

      2. 36.Non-application arising from the provisions of Section 1.1.3

      3. 37.Applicability of other regulations relating to the carriage of dangerous goods and the applicability of ADR and the provisions of these Regulations relating to carriage by road to piggyback transport

  3. PART 2 REQUIREMENTS OF ADR AND RID

    1. 38.Training

    2. 39.Safety obligations

    3. 40.Temporary derogations under Section 1.5.1

    4. 41.Transitional measures

    5. 42.Requirements relating to the carriage of class 7 goods

    6. 43.Safety advisers

    7. 44.Reports on accidents or incidents

    8. 45.Security provisions

    9. 46.Emergency plans for marshalling yards

    10. 47.Classification of goods

    11. 48.Prohibition from carriage

    12. 49.Dangerous goods list and special provisions

    13. 50.Goods packed in limited quantities

    14. 51.Use of packaging and packages

    15. 52.Use of tanks, battery-vehicles, battery-wagons, MEGCs and UN MEGCs

    16. 53.Consignment

    17. 54.Construction and testing of packaging

    18. 55.Construction and testing of pressure receptacles, aerosol dispensers and gas cartridges

    19. 56.Construction and testing of packaging for class 6.2 goods

    20. 57.Construction, testing and approval of special form radioactive material, low dispersible radioactive material, packages and packaging for class 7 goods

    21. 58.Construction and testing of IBCs

    22. 59.Construction and testing of large packaging

    23. 60.Construction and testing of tanks etc.

    24. 61.Construction and testing of bulk containers

    25. 62.Carriage, loading, unloading and handling

    26. 63.Vehicle crews (other than training), equipment, operation and documentation

    27. 64.Training of the vehicle crew

    28. 65.Construction and approval of vehicles

  4. PART 3

    GB COMPETENT AUTHORITY FUNCTIONS

    1. 66.Functions of the GB competent authority arising from requirements in ADR and RID

    2. 67.The appointment of persons to perform the functions of the GB competent authority

    3. 68.Fees in relation to functions of the GB competent authority

    4. 69.Appointment of persons as a body or expert

    5. 70.Certain functions to be deemed to have been performed by the GB competent authority pursuant to regulation 66(1)

  5. PART 4 TRANSPORTABLE PRESSURE EQUIPMENT

    1. 71.Interpretation of Part 4

    2. 72.Transportable pressure equipment

    3. 73.Placing on the market and use at work of transportable pressure equipment

    4. 74.Transportable pressure equipment placed on the market and used at work exclusively in Great Britain

    5. 75.Reassessment of conformity

    6. 76.Periodic inspection and repeated use

    7. 77.Notified bodies

    8. 78.Approved bodies

    9. 79.Appointment of notified bodies and approved bodies by the GB competent authority

    10. 80.Conformity marking

  6. PART 5 REQUIREMENTS IN ADDITION TO RID AND ADR

    1. 81.Attendant for carriage of class 1 goods by road

    2. 82.Duration of carriage and delivery of class 1 goods by road

    3. 83.Miscellaneous security requirements for carriage of class 1 goods by road

    4. 84.Miscellaneous security requirements for carriage of class 1 goods by rail

    5. 85.Security requirement

    6. 86.Carriage of class 1 goods in vehicles used to carry passengers for hire or reward

    7. 87.Carriage of class 1 goods by road in motor vehicles

    8. 88.Marshalling and formation of trains

    9. 89.Application of regulations for the carriage of class 1 goods in the circumstances set out inSub-section 1.1.3.1 (a) and (c)

    10. 90.Keeping of information

    11. 91.Placards, marks and plate markings for carriage within Great Britain

  7. PART 6 MISCELLANEOUS

    1. 92.Enforcement

    2. 93.Defence

    3. 94.Amendments

    4. 95.Revocations

  8. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      APPOINTMENTS

      1. 1.Applications for appointment

      2. 2.Appointment by the GB competent authority

      3. 3.Fees that may be charged by appointees

      4. 4.The inspection of appointees

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      OLD TANKS

      1. 1.Interpretation

      2. 2.Further matters relating to interpretation

      3. 3.Construction of tanks of old tank-vehicles, tank-containers and old tank wagons for carriage by road or rail

      4. 4.Testing, examination and maintenance for carriage by road or rail

      5. 5.Testing, examination and maintenance for carriage by road

      6. 6.Testing, examination and maintenance for carriage by rail

      7. 7.Use of old tank-vehicles, old tank wagons or tank-containers for carriage by road or rail

      8. 8.Keeping of documents

      9. 9.Appointment of inspection bodies by the GB competent authority

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      OLD PRESSURE RECEPTACLES

      1. 1.Interpretation

      2. 2.Further matters relating to interpretation

      3. 3.Duties on those designing, manufacturing, importing, supplying, modifying or repairing old pressure receptacles

      4. 4.Conformity to approved design standard or specification

      5. 5.Examination of old pressure receptacles

      6. 6.Filling of old pressure receptacles

      7. 7.Approved design specification

      8. 8.Modification, repair and re-rating of old pressure receptacles

      9. 9.Additional requirements for old pressure receptacles containing certain dangerous goods not classified as class 2 goods

      10. 10.Appointment of approved persons or inspection bodies by the GB competent authority

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Certain class 1 goods

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Radiological Emergencies

      1. 1.Interpretation

      2. 2.Information to the public about health protection measures

      3. 3.Duties with respect to the monitoring of particular persons

      4. 4.Duties of consignor and carrier with regard to the preparation of emergency arrangements

      5. 5.Duties of drivers, carriers and consignors in the event of the occurrence of a radiological emergency

      6. 6.Packages involved in a radiological emergency

      7. 7.Power of the competent authority to require documents and require testing, rehearsal and revision of the emergency arrangements

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      CERTAIN ADR FUNCTIONS DEEMED PERFORMED PURSUANT TO REGULATION 66(1)

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      PLACARDS, MARKS AND PLATE MARKINGS FOR CARRIAGE WITHIN GREAT BRITAIN

      1. PART 1 CARRIAGE OF GOODS BY ROAD

        1. 1.Hazard Identification Numbers to be replaced by Emergency Action Codes (road)

        2. 2.Display of the orange coloured-plate if one type of dangerous good is being carried (road)

        3. 3.Display of the orange-coloured plate if more that one type of dangerous good is being carried (road)

        4. 4.Telephone number to be used to obtain specialist advice to be displayed (road)

        5. 5.Use of hazard warning panels (road)

      2. PART 2 CARRIAGE OF GOODS BY RAIL

        1. 6.Hazard Identification Numbers to be replaced by Emergency Action Codes (rail)

        2. 7.Telephone number to be used to obtain specialist advice to be displayed (rail)

        3. 8.Use of hazard warning panels (rail)

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      AMENDMENTS

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      REVOCATIONS

  9. Explanatory Note

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