S.I. No. 616/2010 - European Communities (Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road Act 1998) (Amendment) Regulations 2010.

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S.I. No. 616/2010 - European Communities (Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road Act 1998) (Amendment) Regulations 2010.

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Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in
“Iris Oifigiúil” of 28th December, 2010.
I, BATT O’KEEFFE, Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Innovation, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 3 of the European Communities Act 1972 (No. 27 of 1972) and for the purpose of giving further effect to Directive 2008/68/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 September 2008 on the inland transport of dangerous goods1 , as amended by Commission Decision 2010/187/EU of 25 March 20102 , hereby make the following regulations:
1. These Regulations may be cited as the European Communities (Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road Act 1998) (Amendment) Regulations 2010.
2. Section 1 of the Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road Act 1998 (No. 43 of 1998) is amended by—
(a) substituting the following definition for the definition of “the Annexes”:
“ ‘the Annexes’ means Annexes A and B to the ADR referred to in Annex I to Directive 2008/68/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 September 20081, as amended by Commission Decision 2010/187/EU of 25 March 20102;
and
(b) substituting the following definition for the definition of “the Directives”:
“ ‘the Directives’ means Council Directive 95/50/EC of 6 October 19953 and Directive 2008/68/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 September 20081, as amended by Commission Decision 2010/187/EU of 25 March 20102;
GIVEN under my Official Seal,
21 December 2010.
BATT O’KEEFFE,
Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Innovation.
EXPLANATORY NOTE
(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation)
These Regulations amend the Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road Act 1998 in order to allow for the transposition of Directive 2008/68/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 September 2008 on the inland transport of dangerous goods as amended by Commission Decision 2010/187/EU of 25 March 2010 by means of Regulations made under that Act.
1 OJ L260, 30.09.2008, p.13

2 OJ L83, 30.03.2010, p.24

3 OJ L249, 17.10.1995, p.35

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