July 6: Deadline for Comments to New TDGA Reporting Requirements

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A proposed amendment to Part 8, Reporting Requirements, of the TDG Regulations was published in Part 1 of the Canada Gazette. Comments are due on or before July 6, 2015. The proposed amendment includes the following:

  • New definition of “release”
  • Introduction of new circumstances under which a report is required
  • Exceptions where the reporting obligation doesn’t apply
  • Reporting of the loss or theft of dangerous goods
  • Reporting of unlawful interference with dangerous goods
  • New reporting criteria for misdeclared or undeclared dangerous goods to harmonize with International Civil Aviation Organisation reporting requirements.