Dangerous Goods Transportation Regulations

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Dangerous Goods Transportation Regulations

made under Section 16 of the
Dangerous Goods Transportation Act
R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 119
O.I.C. 85-1013 (September 17, 1985), N.S. Reg. 152/85
as amended up to O.I.C. 2002-361A (August 15, 2002), N.S. Reg. 105/2002

1 These regulations may be cited as the Dangerous Goods Transportation Regulations.
Section 1 added: O.I.C. 2002-361A, N.S. Reg. 105/2002.

1A In these regulations

(a) "Act" means the Dangerous Goods Transportation Act;

(b) "Federal Regulations" means the English version, exclusive of the provisions dealing with radioactive materials, of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (Canada), SOR/2001-286 as amended from time to time, made under the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act (Canada).
Clause 1A(b) replaced: O.I.C. 2002-361A, N.S. Reg. 105/2002.
Section 1 renumbered 1A: O.I.C. 2002-361A, N.S. Reg. 105/2002.

2 The safety requirements, safety standards and safety marks set out in the Federal Regulations are prescribed for the purpose of Section 5 of the Act and the Federal Regulations shall have the same force and effect as if made by the Governor in Council.

3 No person shall transport dangerous goods on a highway under circumstances where the transportation is prohibited in the Federal Regulations.

4 No person shall transport dangerous goods in or on a vehicle on a highway where a direction has been given under the Federal Regulations in respect of that transportation except in accordance with the direction.

5 For the purposes of these regulations,

(a) "inspector" when used in the Federal Regulations includes an inspector appointed under Section 7 of the Act; and

(b) "means of transportation" when used in the Federal Regulations means a vehicle or combination of vehicles.

6 These regulations come into force on the 1st day of November, 1985.

7 The certificate of appointment as inspector to be furnished to an inspector pursuant to subsection (1) of Section 8 of the Act shall be in the form set out as Form 1 in the Schedule to these regulations or to like effect.
Section 7 added: O.I.C. 86-194, N.S. Reg. 31/86.

8 The certificate under subsection (2) of Section 8 of the Act evidencing an inspection or taking of a sample shall be in the form set out as Form 2 in the Schedule to these regulations or to like effect.
Section 8 added: O.I.C. 86-194, N.S. Reg. 31/86.

[Note: The Schedule to these regulations, consisting of Form 1 - Certificate of Appointment as Inspector, and Form 2 - Certificate Pursuant to Subsection 8(2) of the Dangerous Goods Transportation Act, is not available in this format. Please contact the Registry of Regulations for a hard copy.]


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