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2.4 .         Approval of types of packaging

        (1)         Application may be made in writing to the Chief Inspector for approval of packaging of a certain type for the packing of particular dangerous goods.

        (2)         An application under subregulation (1) shall be accompanied by — 

            (a)         particulars of the dangerous goods to be packed in the packaging; and

            (b)         a report of the results of tests carried out on a sample of packaging of the type for which approval is sought sufficient to satisfy the Chief Inspector that the packaging is suitable for the purpose,

                and, before determining the application, the Chief Inspector — 

            (c)         may require the applicant to provide samples of the packaging and such further particulars as he sees fit for the purposes of enabling him to determine the application;

            (d)         shall, if he considers it necessary or desirable for the purpose of determining the application, examine, inspect, or test the packaging or a sample thereof and determine the fee payable in relation to the application being of an amount not exceeding the fee prescribed in item 1 of Schedule 1.

        (3)         Where the Chief Inspector is not satisfied that packaging of a particular type is suitable to be unconditionally approved for a particular purpose under subregulation (1) but is satisfied that the packaging has been in use for that purpose before the coming into operation of these regulations the Chief Inspector may approve packaging of that type for that purpose for such time and upon such conditions as he sees fit.

        (4)         Where the Chief Inspector approves packaging of a certain type under subregulation (1), packaging used pursuant to that approval shall be used in the manner that is approved by the Chief Inspector and as indicated by the marking assigned to the packaging by the Chief Inspector.

        (5)         A mark assigned to packaging under subregulation (4) shall be displayed in a conspicuous position on the outside of the packaging.

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