Save

Land Transport Rule: Dangerous Goods 2005

Abbreviation
Land Transport Rule: Dangerous Goods 2005
Valid from
27/06/2005

Information provider
NZ Transport Agency
Author
Land Transport New Zealand (now NZ Transport Agency)
Information type
Rules
Format
PDF


Description

This rule sets out the requirements for the safe transport of dangerous goods on land in New Zealand. 

Scope

This Rule applies to the transport on land of:

  • (a) substances or articles that have the properties and belong to the classes and divisions described in Table A: Properties and classification of dangerous goods for land transport; and
  • (b) substances or articles declared to be dangerous goods for transport on land by the relevant regulatory authority; and
  • (c) empty receptacles that have contained substances or articles referred to in 1.2(1)(a) or (b), but have not been cleaned.

The Rule does not apply to the transport on land of dangerous goods that are:

  • (a) required for the motive power or control of the vehicle and are contained within the fuel system, electrical system or control system; or
  • (b) required for the operation of ancillary equipment on the vehicle and are contained within the fuel system or electrical system; or
  • (c) required for the operation of ancillary equipment on the vehicle and are an integral part of that equipment and are not part of the load; or
  • (d) domestic rubbish transported for disposal in accordance with local authority requirements; or
  • (e) transported under the direction of a dangerous goods enforcement officer, a police officer, a HSNO enforcement officer or emergency services personnel in an emergency situation; or
  • (f) transported by a member of the New Zealand Defence Force, a police officer or an employee of the Crown if:
    • (i) the dangerous goods are being transported for reasons of national security or in the interests of the safety or health of any member of the public in an emergency or when carrying out training exercises for emergencies; and
    • (ii) a Dangerous Goods Declaration as specified in 5.2(2) and emergency response information are located in a position in the vehicle where they would be readily available in an emergency involving the vehicle; or
  • (g) animal wastes discharged from animals while being transported on the vehicle.

The Rule does not apply to the transport of substances or articles that are declared not to be dangerous goods for transport on land by the relevant regulatory authority.

For assistance with locating previous versions, please contact the information provider.
Notes/comments

HSNO Code of Practice 2-1 09-04 cites Land Transport Rule: Dangerous Goods 1999, which is not currently available online. We have provided you with a link to this more recent version for your information only. 

Superseded by the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017

 

View on Information Provider website Download this resource (PDF)
For assistance with locating previous versions, please contact the information provider.

HSNO Code of Practice 2-1 09-04 cites Land Transport Rule: Dangerous Goods 1999, which is not currently available online. We have provided you with a link to this more recent version for your information only. 

Superseded by the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017

 

This resource is cited by:

Land Transport Rule: Dangerous Goods 2005

This document is CITED BY:

Land Transport Rule: Dangerous Goods 2005

Description

This rule sets out the requirements for the safe transport of dangerous goods on land in New Zealand. 

View on Information Provider website Download this resource (PDF)
Land Transport Rule: Dangerous Goods 2005
Description

This rule sets out the requirements for the safe transport of dangerous goods on land in New Zealand. 

View on Information Provider website Download this resource (PDF)
This resource does not cite any other resources.

Land Transport Rule: Dangerous Goods 2005

This resource does not CITE any other resources.
Save
Feedback