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TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE (DANGEROUS GOODS BY RAIL) REGULATION 2008 No. 426 - SECT 77

77 Duties of prime contractor and rail operator

(1) A prime contractor or rail operator must not transport goods in a package if the prime contractor or the rail operator knows, or ought reasonably to know, that--

(a) the goods are dangerous goods; and
(b) the package is not appropriately marked.
Maximum penalty--
(a) for large packaging or an overpack--20 penalty units; or
(b) in any other case--71/2 penalty units.

(2) A prime contractor or rail operator must not transport dangerous goods in a package if the prime contractor or the rail operator knows, or ought reasonably to know, that a marking or label on the package about its contents is false or misleading in a material particular.

Maximum penalty--
(a) for large packaging or an overpack--20 penalty units; or
(b) in any other case--71/2 penalty units.

(3) A prime contractor or rail operator must not transport goods in a package that is marked or labelled as if it contained dangerous goods if the prime contractor or the rail operator knows, or ought reasonably to know, that the package does not contain dangerous goods.

Maximum penalty--
(a) for large packaging or an overpack--20 penalty units; or
(b) in any other case--71/2 penalty units.


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