Preliminary Consultation on Proposed Amendments to Part 11 – Marine, and Short-Run Ferry Provisions under the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations

Preliminary Consultation on Proposed Amendments to Part 11 – Marine, and Short-Run Ferry Provisions under the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations

Published on February 11, 2016

 

Transport Canada is proposing to update the marine provisions in Part 11 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (TDGR) and special case provided for at section 1.30 of the TDGR which grants exemptions for short-run ferries. Please refer to the attached consultation document for detailed information.

 

Transport Canada is soliciting feedback from interested parties with respect to this proposal and requesting the voluntary submission of information related to the transport of dangerous goods by ferry, the needs of the communities served by the ferry services and shippers and consignors that use these ferries to transport dangerous goods.

 

The feedback received will assist in the analysis of the potential impacts that could result from the proposal as well as influence the regulatory amendments that will be published in the Canada Gazette, Part I.

 

Comments may be provided using the attached form named “COMMENTS” and voluntary information may be provided using the attached form named “FEEDBACK QUESTIONNAIRE”.

 

Stakeholders and interested parties are invited to provide their comments and feedback by February 28, 2016, by email or mail to the contact below.

 

 

Regulatory Affairs Branch
Transport Dangerous Goods Directorate
Department of Transport
Place de Ville, Tower C, 9th Floor
330 Sparks Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0N5
Email: TDGRegulatoryProposal-TMDPropositionReglementaire@tc.gc.ca

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