European Communities (Carriage Of Dangerous Goods By Road And Use Of Transportable Pressure Equipment) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

Jurisdiction:  ROI

Commencement:   30th June 2019

Amends:  European Communities (Carriage Of Dangerous Goods By Road And Use Of Transportable Pressure Equipment) Regulations 


Mini Summary

These Regulations specify the requirements for vehicles, tanks, tank containers, receptacles and packages containing dangerous goods during their transport. The Regulations require that the drivers, and others involved in the transport by road of the dangerous goods, be adequately trained. Drivers must hold certificates of such training.


Directive 2008/68/EC on the inland transport of dangerous goods and ADR are updated periodically. These Amendment Regulations make minor amendments to the European Communities (Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment) Regulations 2011 (which implement Directive 2008/68/EC and ADR) to update references and align the 2011 Regulations with the most up to date version of ADR. The Regulations give effect to the changes to the ADR agreement that came into force on 1st January 2019.  


References to thorough examinations of gas receptacles constructed before 1 July 2003 are changed to references to periodic examinations.


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