Carriage of dangerous goods: approved derogations and transitional provisions

Publisher:Department for Transport
Publication type:Instructional
Published date: 1 July 2009
Mode/topic:Rail, Roads, Freight
ISBN: 978 0 11 553053 1

Introduction

This document is that specified in regulation 11(3) of the Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2009 (CDG 2009). It sets out the circumstances under which particular types of carriage or carriage in particular circumstances are exempt from requirements and prohibitions arising under CDG 2009. It also provides for alternative requirements and prohibitions to apply.

This document should be read in conjunction with CDG 2009. It is legally binding and enforceable in the same way as if its provisions were included in the text of CDG 2009. Where a reference is made in this document to a provision of RID or ADR it is to that provision as applied by CDG 2009.

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Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2009 (CDG 2009)