European Union (Transport of Dangerous Goods by Rail) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

Jurisdiction:  Republic of Ireland

Commencement:   30th June 2019

Amends:   European Communities (Transport of Dangerous Goods by Rail) Regulations 2010


Mini Summary

These Regulations update two definitions to ensure the 2010 Regulations function correctly. The word directive is updated to include reference to Directive (EU) 2018/1846 on the inland transport of dangerous goods to take into account scientific and technical progress. RID is also updated to mean the Regulations concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail. A reference to Directive (EU) 2018/1846 is made stating that it will be effective from 1st January 2019.


In order for the 2010 Regulations to function correctly and ensure they are in line with the latest European Union (EU) Directive, the following definitions are updated:


There are no changes to duties for organisations.


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