These Regulations were signed by Batt O’Keeffe, Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Innovation on 21 December 2010 and came into operation from that date.
These Regulations are complementary to the—
(i) Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road Regulations 2010 (“the Principal Regulations”), which apply to the carriage, in tanks, in bulk and in packages, of dangerous goods by road; in implementing the provisions of the technical Annexes to the “European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) 2009”,
(ii) European Communities (Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road)(ADR Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2010, and
(iii) Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road Act 1998 (Appointment of Competent Authorities) Order 2010, which specifies the competent authorities for the purposes of “the Principal Regulations”.
The Regulations revoke and replace the Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road Act 1998 (Fees) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 291 of 2007).
The Regulations specify the fees that may be charged by a competent authority, authorised examiner or accreditation body under the Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road Regulations 2010.