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Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations

Version of section 1.21 from 2020-02-19 to 2023-07-04:

  •  (1) Part 3 (Documentation), Part 4 (Dangerous Goods Safety Marks), Part 5 (Means of Containment) and Part 6 (Training) do not apply to the handling, offering for transport or transporting of dangerous goods on a road vehicle licensed as a farm vehicle if

    • (a) in the case of

      • (i) dangerous goods included in Class 2, Gases, they are in one or more means of containment in compliance with the requirements for transporting gases in Part 5 (Means of Containment), or

      • (ii) dangerous goods not included in Class 2, Gases, they are in one or more means of containment designed, constructed, filled, closed, secured and maintained so that under normal conditions of transport, including handling, there will be no accidental release of the dangerous goods that could endanger public safety;

    • (b) the gross mass of all dangerous goods on the road vehicle is less than or equal to 1 500 kg;

    • (c) the dangerous goods are to be or have been used by a farmer for farming purposes;

    • (d) the dangerous goods are transported solely on land and the distance on public roads is less than or equal to 100 km; and

    • (e) the dangerous goods do not include

      • (i) Class 1, Explosives, other than explosives included in Class 1.4S,

      • (ii) Class 2.1, Flammable Gases, in a cylinder with a capacity greater than 46 L,

      • (iii) Class 2.3, Toxic Gases,

      • (iv) Class 6.2, Infectious Substances, or

      • (v) Class 7, Radioactive Materials.

  • (2) Despite the exemption from Part 3 (Documentation) in subsection (1), when an ERAP is required under Part 7 (Emergency Response Assistance Plan), the dangerous goods for which the plan is required must be accompanied by a shipping document.

  • SOR/2008-34, s. 11
  • SOR/2019-101, s. 22

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