Hazardous Products And Dangerous Goods Air Transport Arrangements

Original Language Title: Bīstamo izstrādājumu un bīstamo kravu gaisa pārvadājumu veikšanas kārtība

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 123 in Riga in 2008 (26 February. 6. § 12) hazardous products and dangerous goods transport by air, the order Issued in accordance with the law "on the air" 84. the second paragraph of article i. General questions 1. detects hazardous products and dangerous goods air services arrangements with air transport. 2. the purpose of the rules is to ensure the uniform application of the requirements, laid down 7 December 1944 Convention on international civil aviation (hereinafter referred to as the Convention), in annex 18. International Civil Aviation Organization document "technical instructions for the safe transport of dangerous products by air (Doc 9284) (hereinafter referred to as the technical instructions), the Council of 16 December 1991, in Regulation (EEC) No 3922/91 on the harmonisation of technical requirements and administrative procedures in the field of civil aviation and the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2006, Regulation (EC) no 1899/2006 amending Council Regulation (EEC) No 3922/91 on the harmonisation of technical requirements and administrative procedures in the field of civil aviation (hereinafter Regulation No 1899/2006). 3. the requirements apply to: 3.1. natural and legal persons in the Republic of Latvia to offer dangerous goods for transport by air;
3.2. natural and legal persons and shall offer mediation services for air services (for example, processed and packaged goods, delivered them to the aircraft operator, prepares and draws up the cargo or mail transport document);
3.3. aircraft operators that perform commercial activities in the Republic of Latvia;
3.4. in the Republic of Latvia registered aircraft operators if they do business in foreign countries;
3.5. natural and legal persons, to whom this rule 3.3. bottom referred to aircraft operators contracted for certain activities related to air transport (hereinafter referred to as agents). 4. Rules on matters contained in the competent authority is the national agency of Civil Aviation Agency "(hereinafter – Civil Aviation Agency). Civil Aviation Agency to monitor hazardous products and dangerous goods air transport annex of the Convention 18. compliance, technical instructions and regulations no 1899/2006 requirements. 5. the terms used in the rules comply with the Convention in annex 18. used terms. The term "hazardous products" refer to hazardous products and substances that may endanger human health, safety, property or the environment and which are classified according to the technical instructions. The term "dangerous goods" refers to a dangerous product to commercial carriage of goods by air. II. air transport of dangerous goods permit 6. Republic of Latvia registered aircraft operator for the transport of dangerous goods requires a Civil Aviation Agency issued air transport of dangerous goods the authorisation (hereinafter licence). Other country registered aircraft operator for the transport of dangerous goods, the airspace of the Republic of Latvia require the authorization of the country of registration. 7. Civil Aviation Agency shall examine the application of the air operator authorisation Regulation No. 1899/2006. 8. Permission is granted in accordance with the requirements of this regulation and under Regulation No. 1899/2006 requirements. Permission to include the air operator certificate, under "special permission/approval". 9. in order to make a decision on the authorisation of the Civil Aviation Agency, may request of the aircraft operator for additional information required to complete the assessment of conformity under certain circumstances, geographical areas or specific types of dangerous products transportation. 10. Before an authorization is issued by the Civil Aviation Agency to make sure that the operator has complied with the requirements of the laws relating to explosives and radioactive materials and related activities. 11. If the Civil Aviation Agency establishes that the operator complies with the technical instructions, no 1899/2006 of the regulation, the provisions of this and other civil aviation safety regulatory requirements and the laws and conditions which can be determined by evaluating the provision referred to in paragraph 9, it issued permits for more information. III. National supervisory arrangements 12. Civil Aviation Agency carried out under official supervision, to ensure that aircraft operators and their authorized representatives in respect of technical instruction requirements: 12.1. with respect to the Republic of Latvia registered aircraft operators: 12.1.1. Approves the Regulation No. 1899/2006 established the air operator's manual included in the operator's monitoring of the quality of the proc, instructions and punch necessary qualification requirements to employees and the operator's authorized representative to ensure the safe carriage of dangerous goods and to prevent undeclared dangerous shipments of the products;
12.1.2. the training programme approved air operator employees and verify the conformity of qualification training of trainers;
12.1.3. not less frequently than once a year check the carriage of hazardous products in compliance with the applicable safety requirements of the air operator's operations, the qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of tasks and an internal quality control system of the air operator and its authorised agents for compliance monitoring activities;
12.1.4. cooperate with aviation the competent authorities in the countries to which the Republic of Latvia registered aircraft operators performing air transport of dangerous goods to ensure the aviation laws applicable in compliance with the operator's activity in any country;
12.1.5. finding that the operator has not complied with the requirements of the laws and aviation, the Civil Aviation Agency in accordance with the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approved the classification of offences mentioned in the methodology assess the impact of the infringement on the level of flight safety and shall take the following measures to ensure that the laws and regulations in the field of aviation for air operations and commercial security level: determines how important the alleged infringement or set a lower level of security , jeopardizing the aircraft, passengers, crew, or other assisting personnel; in accordance with Regulation (EC) no 1899/2006 shall take a decision on the transport of dangerous goods part of the limitation or suspension and shall set the limits applicable to the permitted risk prevention; notify the air operator and define the actions to be taken to prevent irregularities and their deadlines. Prevention term is determined depending on the nature, causes and magnitude, but no longer than three months; the limits apply to the time when the operator proves the Civil Aviation Agency that violations are prevented; If the irregularity is not remedied within the time limit set, the Civil Aviation Agency takes a decision on the withdrawal of the authorisation or further limit or the imposition of sanctions in accordance with the requirements of the legislation in the field of aviation;
12.2 in relation to foreign registered aircraft operators and their authorized agents who perform commercial activities in the Republic of Latvia: 12.2.1. regularly check the security requirements of the operator, as well as their authorized representatives;
12.2.2. inform the operator and the competent authority of the country of registration Aviation of the alleged infringements and requires you to take measures to prevent it;
12.2.3. If the alleged infringement or set significantly lowers the security level, exposing the security risk to aircraft, passengers, crew, or other assisting personnel, Civil Aviation Agency determines in writing foreign registered aircraft operator restrictions on the transport of dangerous goods to and from airfields in the territory of the Republic of Latvia. 13. Civil Aviation Agency carried out under official supervision to make sure, as operators and operators of aerodromes serving air operator shall, in respect of the technical requirements of the instructions and other normative acts in the field of aviation, including check: 13.1. security requirements an aerodrome operator's activity, personnel qualifications, required the work tasks, as well as an internal quality control system of the aerodrome operator's compliance monitoring activities;
13.2. the aerodrome emergency and rescue service readiness to neutralize hazardous products leak aerodrome territory, ready to kill or isolate dangerous pollution and prevent possible harm to persons, property and the environment;
13.3. passengers, baggage, cargo and mail security checks of staff employed in the training program and working instructions, as well as compliance with aviation safety checks of staff employed in the knowledge and practical skills for compliance with the technical instructions and the applicable regulations of the European Union;

13.4. the aircraft, passengers, baggage and cargo service work involved merchant staff training programme, work procedures and instructions, as well as compliance with the hazardous products storage conditions match, if he said maintenance work carried out on the basis of the contract with the aircraft operator. 14. If the Civil Aviation Agency establishes that the operator of an aerodrome or 13.4. these provisions of subparagraph proprietors breaking the technical instructions, applicable European Union legislation of the Republic of Latvia or normative acts in the field of aviation, it shall take the following measures: 14.1 the merchant and request inform the deadline to take appropriate action in order to prevent abuses. Prevention term is determined depending on the nature and extent of the breach, but not more than three calendar months. If the irregularities are not corrected, the Civil Aviation Agency's deadline, it shall take a decision on further restrictions or the imposition of sanctions under applicable laws in the field of aviation;
14.2. If a violation of the merchant, which made the aircraft operator contract assigned its technical instructions under certain obligations in connection with the carriage of hazardous products, and the alleged infringement or set is a lowering of the level of safety of the air operator to apply this rule 12.1.5. the measures laid down in point. 15. Civil Aviation Agency informs, in the Republic of Latvia registered aircraft operators and airport operators for any action related to the additional conditions or limitations applicable in connection with the technical instructions published amendments to the technical instructions given during the period of application of expenditure, as well as monitor the condition or restriction. IV. Applicable conditions and restrictions 16. The operator is allowed to load aircraft and transported hazardous products, dangerous goods and mail transport services only: 16.1. subject to any applicable technical instructions and legislation of the European Union, the Republic of Latvia Law aviation requirements and restrictions that apply to the air operator's aircraft type used;
16.2. to the extent specified in the air operator's certificate and described in detail in the Regulation No. 1899/2006 designated operator's manual operator used in all aircraft types;
16.3. subject to the provisions of the technical instructions specified detailed requirements and procedures. 17. The operator may carry the types of hazardous products, with technical instructions set specific exceptions: 17.1. dangerous products being in the aircraft determined no 1899/2006 of the regulation;
17.2. products used for technical instructions specified particular objectives in accordance with their terms;
17.3. the property of passengers and crew or to the possession of the existing products, which allowed technical instructions, with the restrictions applicable to the air operator's aircraft type used. 18. The provisions referred to in paragraph 17 of the conditions of carriage of dangerous products and the detailed requirements for each operator's aircraft type used is described in Regulation No. 1899/2006 in the operator's manual and included staff training programs. 19. with respect to certain kinds of dangerous products, which the air transport technical instructions is prohibited in all circumstances, comply with the following requirements: 19.1. legal or natural person that sent hazardous products for transportation by air, not allowed to offer such products for transport, which is prohibited in accordance with the technical instructions;
19.2. If the air operator or its authorized representative has come in possession of freight shipment, for which it is not possible to be sure that it can be carried by the operator's duty is to prevent the shipment of this cargo carriage and immediately to inform the competent authority of the country from which the consignment is delivered, as well as the Civil Aviation Agency. Further storage of the consignment or other actions to be carried out in accordance with the authorities of the sending Member State competent authorities and the Civil Aviation Agency's instructions, subject to the provisions of Regulation No. 1899/2006 requirements. 20. For the transport of the aerodromes of the Republic of Latvia or hazardous products which technical instructions allowed only in exceptional cases, or fly over the territory of the Republic of Latvia with these dangerous products, comply with the following requirements: 20.1. aircraft operator shall inform the Agency of Civil Aviation following the application of the exceptions and the reasons for the measures it takes to ensure the technical instructions according to the level of flight safety;
20.2. The Civil Aviation Agency allows a single, specified period of scheduled air transportation of dangerous products from the territory of the Republic of Latvia or the passage of the territory after it is satisfied that: 20.2.1. the measures introduced by the operator is appropriate for the maintenance of the level of safety;
20.2.2. an operator shall have been checked by the consignor and the consignee, carrier introduced a secure treatment measures necessary transport origin, destination and transit airports;
20.3. If transport is carried out by the operator that is not registered in the Republic of Latvia, and it happens only when crossing the territory of the Republic of Latvia, the Civil Aviation Agency issued flight, after all, that point towards the operator's country of registration, as well as shipping origin and destination countries have given permission for this operation. 21. If the Republic of Latvia registered operator intends to introduce in more stringent requirements than specified in the technical instructions, that 30 days before the implementation of these requirements shall inform the Civil Aviation Agency. The Civil Aviation Agency, the International Civil Aviation Organization established that organization informed on the operator's requirements, introduced in order to publish the technical instructions. V. obligations of the operator, transport cargo and mail 22. If the aircraft on the territory of the Republic of Latvia or has happened in airspace incident or aviation accidents caused by cargo or mail carried for hazardous products, the air operator shall immediately notify the Transport accident and incident investigation Bureau and Civil Aviation Agency for all to this transport-related facts, including the provisions referred to in paragraph 16 of the conditions of implementation of operations. 23. Transport of cargo and mail that are not declared as dangerous goods of the products, the aircraft operator will take the following precautions: 23.1. ensure the aircraft operator or the authorized representative of the goods acceptance training employees to be able to identify and detect undeclared hazardous products in consignments sent as cargo or mail;
23.2. If the cargo acceptance staff finds possible undeclared dangerous goods cargo the presence or mailing, they require from the cargo or mail sending officers information about the cargo or mail;
14.5. If the operator or his representative could not explicitly determine whether cargo or mail does not contain any hazardous products, it does not allow cargo or mail and air carrier shall inform the competent authority of the country in which the cargo or mail is accepted for transport. Vi. the air operator's obligation to provide information 24. The operator shall ensure that the Guide would be sufficient information on hazardous products and manuals in paper form or electronically to work easily accessible to the operator. On hazardous products to be at least the following: 24.1. ground staff and air crew members work to prevent dangerous products TRANS portēšan and undeclared movement of dangerous products;
24.2. the action if an emergency situation with dangerous products;
24.3. news on hazardous products that were not subject to the requirements of technical instruction if: 24.3.1. used flight navigation or safety;
24.3.2. they use to provide medical assistance to the patient during the flight;
24.3.3. using them to flight support search and rescue operations;
24.3.4. they are authorized for the transport of passengers and crew members;
24.3.5. air crew used or traded during the flight. 25. The operator will ensure that this provision of the information referred to in paragraph 24 of the job duties, to the extent necessary to provide also the merchants: 25.1. with which the air operator has entered into contracts for flight operations, passengers, baggage and cargo handling, and airfares;

25.2. which has delegated any of the operator's aircraft maintenance and repair of the necessary functions. VII. Staff training and curriculum approval 26. Economic operators established in the Republic of Latvia and the works, provides initial and recurrent staff training according to the technical instructions: 26.1. Republic of Latvia registered aircraft operators;
26.2. shippers or other legal and natural persons who prepare the task the consignor of dangerous products transportation by air, including packer and shipper of cargo be screened representatives;
26.3. merchants who have air operator accepts the task, stored, loaded, unloaded, or otherwise processed goods containing hazardous products;
26.4. the economic operators that the operator accepts the task, stored, loaded, unloaded, or otherwise handles cargo and mail that does not contain hazardous products;
26.5. merchants that aircraft operator airport recorded on behalf of passengers and their luggage, as well as other air procedures required for transport;
16.5. merchants who have the task to the carrier of passengers for a flight recorded outside the airport;
16.6. aerodrome operators and aircraft operators to train air security workers carrying out passenger, baggage, cargo or mail security screening;
16.7. the operator of an aerodrome emergency and rescue services responsible for leaks of dangerous products or fire consequences liquidation at the premises and the tenant of the aircraft;
26.9. traders who train their employees to dangerous products, cargo and mail in the field of transport or offer such training to other legal and natural persons. 27. training for economic operators have the following responsibilities: 27.1. recruiting a person whose job responsibilities are associated with the transport of dangerous goods by air or undeclared dangerous goods transport is excluded, the operator shall ensure that person adequate training before they started work on the exercise of responsibilities;
16.9. this rule 26.1.,.,., 16.6 26.5 26.8 and 26.9. the referred merchant must train their employees and other persons only in accordance with the Civil Aviation Agency approved training programmes;
16.3. to ensure that the trainee personal knowledge and practical skills of work in the performance of his duties and actions in emergency situations that individuals may work, the operator shall ensure that the training course in the final round of qualifying this person;
27.4. the economic operator shall ensure that the recurrent training of staff at least once every two years to staff the knowledge would be appropriate;
17.1. the operator shall ensure that, following the successful completion of the training course instructor will issue the employee of formal qualifications indicating the provision referred to in paragraph 34. 28. the training programme is included in the technical instructions the minimum requirements complemented with information on the specific obligations of employees according to the operator's work instructions and set action plans in emergency situations. Training programmes include the following parts: 28.1. General provisions and regulatory requirements relating to the carriage of dangerous products;
28.2. job responsibilities, providing details of the provisions in those areas for which the employee is responsible;
28.3. security rules, which also includes information about safe work practices, the risks associated with dangerous products and actions in emergency situations;
28.4. practical action in emergency situations, if there is a hazardous products and substances or fire, including the use of personal protective equipment, leak source isolation, fire, human and material value of the evacuation of the premises and reporting emergency and rescue services. 29. developing and implementing staff training programs, the operator shall take into account the employee's responsibilities and the necessary training. If the employee's responsibilities include more tasks, it must acquire the appropriate training program for the entire task. 30. the training programme as a separate part of the added information on the theoretical and practical qualification examination and its successful execution. 31. the training programme shall also include information on the legal or natural persons that developed the application (indicate the name of that person the name and ID number (registration number)), and information about the instructors who will train people under this program (instructor experience specifies the dangerous product transport and handling, and added to the instructor qualifications certificate copies). 32. This rule 26.1.,.,., 16.6 26.5 26.8 and 26.9. traders referred by employee training programs, the Civil Aviation Agency. Civil Aviation Agency within 15 working days of the programmes presented and examined if the curriculum is defined according to the range of employee training and technical instruction and no 1899/2006 of the regulation requirements, they confirm in writing. 33. The training of the instructors of the National Civil Aviation Agency be granted within 30 days of receipt of the application by the applicant, if the applicant's qualifications comply with the technical instructions. 34. The merchant in writing to register information about employee training and stored in the merchant and employee labour relations and during six months after the termination of employment. The following information shall be recorded: 34.1. persons name, surname and personal code;
21.3. the date when the last successfully completed the training course;
21.3. the training program name and the date on which the competent authority has approved the training programme;
21.4. synoptic presentation of the programme, to learn the subject name, the time for theoretical and practice sessions, qualification tests of the trainees working copies;
34.5. the address and name of the economic operator who carried out the training. 35. The merchant also stores the individual employee training, copies of the supporting documents. The documents include the person's name, surname and personal code, the period of study, the curriculum name, instructor's name, signature and indicates that the person has passed the qualifying examination. 36. Information on training be presented at the Civil Aviation Agency staff request. 37. The operator will ensure that this rule 26.1.,.,., 16.6 26.5 26.8 and 26.9. the economic operators referred to in point has been confirmed by its training programme for Civil Aviation Agency or other competent national authority if the operator made the commercial activities in the country, before it entered into an agreement on the technical instructions and specific air operator functions in the area of responsibility. 38. before the operator shall conclude contracts for the technical instructions and specific air operator's responsibilities in the fulfilment of this function make sure that rule 26.2 26.3 26.4.,., and 16.5. referred to the merchant or other legal and natural persons training employees comply with the technical instructions. 39. The operator shall not conclude contracts with merchants or other legal and natural persons, if the training does not correspond to the provisions in paragraph 37 and 38. VIII. informing Passengers 40. Air operators, their authorised representatives and the aerodrome operators shall inform passengers of air traffic prohibited hazardous products, at least in the following ways: 24.9. information indicates a passenger ticket (even if the passenger has purchased an electronic ticket), ensuring that the passenger before the purchase of the ticket shall be informed of the restrictions applicable to the transport of hand luggage and hold baggage;
40.2. the information placed in a prominent place at the airport, where passengers buy tickets, register for flight, pre-flight pass a security check before boarding an aircraft. 41. The operator will ensure that employees record the passengers for the flight, the ability to explain to qualified passengers requirements applicable to the transport of dangerous products, as well as the prohibition to provide accurate information on products which are certified to carry passengers by way of exception, and the precise conditions of carriage. 42. Air ticket sales business operators shall ensure that employees who sell airline tickets, able to: explain. qualified 42.1 passengers requirements attributable to the prohibition of dangerous products transportation;
26.2. to provide accurate information about products which may transport passengers exceptional;

26.3. explain the precise conditions of carriage in the planned route of flight with the transport operators involved in the used aircraft types. IX. the hazardous products transport of undeclared investigation 43. The case of undeclared or wrongly declared the movement of dangerous products or such transport, the Civil Aviation Agency to find out what happened in the circumstances according to the technical instructions to prevent the circumstances that led to or contributed to the aviation law infringements. 44. Civil Aviation Agency requires from non-declared or incorrectly declared in the carriage of dangerous goods or transport persons involved in the attempt on the information and explanations, if necessary, in cooperation with competent aviation monitoring authorities in countries that have violated the requirements of technical instruction. The Prime Minister's site-traffic Minister a. shlesers cultural demakova, Minister H.