Written authorisation allowing UK fire and rescue authorities and their inspection bodies to use certain breathing apparatus.
Authorisation 105: allows UK fire and rescue authorities and their inspection bodies to use certain breathing apparatus
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This authorisation comes into effect immediately and remains valid until 30 June 2022 unless otherwise revoked.
This authorisation allows deviations from the European requirements for transporting dangerous goods within Great Britain. It permits fire and rescue authorities to use and carry certain breathing apparatus cylinders for their full design life.
Background to carriage of dangerous goods authorisations
The Secretary of State for Transport for transport, can issue written authorisations that allow for deviations from the requirements of European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road and Regulations concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail. These authorisations carry conditions and time limits, and apply to carriage within Great Britain only. The authorisations can be withdrawn by the competent authority at any time by means of a written notice.