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Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations

Version of section 14.1 from 2023-07-05 to 2024-04-01:


 A person must apply to the Minister in writing for an equivalency certificate and must include the following information:

  • (a) if the applicant is an individual, the name of the individual;

  • (b) if the applicant is a company or an association, the name of the company or association and each association member, as the names appear in letters patent, articles of incorporation or any other document that shows the legal identity of the company or the association and each association member;

  • (c) the address of the place of business of the applicant;

  • (d) the telephone number, including the area code, and, if applicable, the electronic mailing address and the facsimile number of the applicant;

  • (e) if a person submits an application on behalf of a company or an association, the person’s name and position and the telephone number, including the area code, and address of the person’s place of business;

  • (f) the classification of the dangerous goods and, if the dangerous goods are in a solution or mixture, the composition and percentage (specified by volume, mass or net explosives quantity) of each chemical;

  • (g) the method of packaging the dangerous goods, including a description of the means of containment and the quantity of dangerous goods in each means of containment;

  • (h) whether the equivalency certificate is requested for transport by road vehicle, railway vehicle, aircraft or vessel;

  • (i) a description of the proposal for an equivalency certificate, including

    • (i) the requirements of the Act or these Regulations that the applicant proposes not to comply with,

    • (ii) the manner in which the activity will be carried out and how that manner will provide a level of safety at least equivalent to that provided by compliance with the Act and these Regulations, and

    • (iii) drawings, plans, calculations, procedures, test results and any other information necessary to support the proposal;

  • (j) the length of time or the schedule of activities for which the equivalency certificate is requested; and

  • (k) the name, position and business telephone number, including the area code, of the person who can be contacted regarding the application for an equivalency certificate and who is authorized by the applicant to speak on the applicant’s behalf.

  • SOR/2008-34, s. 102
  • SOR/2017-253, s. 52
  • SOR/2023-155, s. 51

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