Policy paper

Exemptions to requirements on transporting dangerous goods

Circumstances where transporting dangerous goods may be exempt from requirements and prohibitions in the UK.


The carriage of dangerous goods: approved derogations and transitional provisions

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‘Carriage of Dangerous Goods: Approved Derogations and Transitional Provisions’ is a legally binding document.

It sets out:

  • the circumstances in which the carriage of dangerous goods is exempt from requirements and prohibitions in the UK
  • information about where alternative requirements and prohibitions apply

It should be read in conjunction with:

Published 16 April 2012