Consultation outcome

Amending exemptions and provisions regulations for transporting dangerous goods

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This consultation has concluded

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Consultation response document

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Detail of outcome

This consultation response document aims to identify the key points made by the people who responded to the consultation.

There were many responses from different private sector organisations and consultancies, which:

  • addressed some or all of the questions posed in the consultation paper
  • proposed different wording for the final version of the ‘Carriage of Dangerous Goods: Approved Derogations and Transitional Provisions’ and ‘VCA Document: Procedures for Inspection Bodies: Testing and Inspection of UK Tanks’

Original consultation

Summary

How documents relating to exemptions and provisions of the carriage of dangerous goods can be updated with the most current information.

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Consultation description

The Secretary of State for Transport may grant certain exemptions from regulations about transporting dangerous goods. When exemptions are granted, they must be published in the Carriage of Dangerous Goods: Approved Derogations and Transitional Provisions (AD&TP).

The purpose of this consultation is to seek views on:

  • the way we explain the meaning and purpose of exemptions included in the AD&TP
  • the explanation for the updated transitional provisions covering the inspection of certain tanks
  • the explanation for the new transitional provisions covering the inpection of mobile explosive manufacturing units (MEMUs)
  • the proposal to consolidate separate versions of the AD&TP into one single document covering the UK
  • other minor changes that have been made

Documents

Consultation document (and annexes B and C), July 2011

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Consultation document (and annexes B and C), July 2011

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Annex D - draft approved derogations and transitional provisions

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Annex D - draft approved derogations and transitional provisions

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Annex A, impact assessment on the carriage of dangerous goods: approved derogations and transitional provisions

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Annex A, impact assessment on the carriage of dangerous goods: approved derogations and transitional provisions

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Procedures for inspection bodies - testing and inspection of UK tanks

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Procedures for inspection bodies - testing and inspection of UK tanks

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Published 4 July 2011