Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992 (1992, c. 34)

Content last updated 2016.06.01

Summary Description

An Act to promote public safety in the transportation of dangerous goods.

Administration: Minister of Transport

Statutory Text

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Consolidated text

Regulations and Orders Pursuant to the Act

Bills (specific to the act)

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No current bills.

Regulatory Initiatives (specific to the act)

Depending on the date, amendments listed may not yet be included in the consolidated text.

Also consult the Regulatory Proposals under Development

Regulations Amending the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (Reporting Requirements and International Restrictions on Lithium Batteries)

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 150, No. 11 – June 1, 2016
Regulations Amending the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (Reporting Requirements and International Restrictions on Lithium Batteries)
SOR/2016-95 May 13, 2016
Comes into force on June 1, 2016

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 23 – June 6, 2015
Regulations Amending the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (Part 8 – Reporting Requirements) (proposed)

Regulations Amending the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (TC 117 Tank Cars)

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 149, No. 10 – May 20, 2015
Regulations Amending the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (TC 117 Tank Cars)
SOR/2015-100 May 1, 2015
Comes into force on May 20, 2015

Regulations Amending the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (Lithium Metal Batteries, ERAPs and Updates to Schedules

Canada Gazette Part II, Vol. 149, No. 2 – January 28, 2015
Erratum:  Regulations Amending the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (Lithium Metal Batteries, ERAPs and Updates to Schedules)

Canada Gazette Part Ⅱ, Vol. 148, No. 27 — December 31, 2014
Regulations Amending the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (Lithium Metal Batteries, ERAPs and Updates to Schedules)
SOR/2014-306 December 12, 2014
Comes into force on December 31, 2014, except for paragraphs 7.1(6)(g) and (k) of the Regulations, which come into force May 30, 2015. Special Provision 149 of the Regulations comes into force January 1, 2015.

Government Notices (specific to the act)

Protective Direction respecting the transportation of lithium batteries by aircraft

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 14 – April 2, 2016
Protective Direction respecting the transportation of lithium batteries by aircraft

News Releases / Media Advisories

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