Under Regulation 9(2) of The Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2007, the Secretary of State for Transport, as the competent authority for Great Britain (GB), may issue written authorisations that allow for deviations from the requirements of ADR / RID. These authorisations carry conditions and time limits, and apply to carriage within GB only; they can be withdrawn by the competent authority at any time by means of a written notice.


  • Authorisation 216 (22kb) -
    Allows the carriage of certain class 7 radioactive goods either alone or with other packaged  dangerous goods on a transport unit without the requirements of ADR 8.1.4 relating to fire fighting equipment.
    (Published: 04 September 2009)
  • Authorisation 38 (43 kb) -
    Alternative labelling provisions for UN3291 in LP621.
    (Published: 14 December 2005)

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