Adopted amendments to the Clear Language Regulations

  • Amendment 11 - SOR/2012-245

    Regulations amending the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (Amendment 11) have been published in the November 9 2012 Canada Gazette Part II, Vol. 146, No. 25 as SOR/2012-245. Amendment 11 includes the following :

    • A change in the definition of "person" and the addition of a definition for "organization" which aligns the TDG Regulations with the TDG Act, 1992;

    • A clarification of packaging requirements for outer packaging for aerosols in small quantities;

    • A more precise indication of filling limits for standardized and non-standardized means of containment;

    • The option of affixing dangerous goods safety marks required by IMDG Code for the transport to or from a ship, harbour or sea terminal;

    • Editorial changes.

    You will find this Amendment at the following Web address :

    http://www.gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p2/2012/2012-12-05/html/sor-dors245-eng.html

  • Amendment 8 - SOR/2011-239

    Regulations amending the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (Amendment 8) have been published in the November 9 2011 Canada Gazette Part II, Vol. 145, No. 23 as SOR/2011-239. Amendment 8 includes the following:

    • In subsection 1.15(1), a clarification of the conditions which must be met when a purchaser, a user or a retailer use the 150 kg exemption.

    • Section 7.1. deals with the requirements for an Emergency Response Assistance Plan (ERAP). This section has been re organized and some new provisions have been added to the regulatory text.

    • Editorial changes were made to Schedules 1, 2 and 3.

    You will find this Amendment at the following Web address: http://www.gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p2/2011/2011-11-09/html/sor-dors239-eng.html

  • Amendment 10 - SOR/2011-210

    Regulations amending the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (Amendment 10) have been published in the October 12 2011 Canada Gazette Part II, Vol. 145, No. 21 as SOR/2011-210.

    This amendment contains provisions for compensation for ERAP holders who are requested by the Minister to respond to an orphan release, where the shipper / producer / manufacturer / offerer of dangerous goods is not known.

    You will find this Amendment at the following Web address: http://www.gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p2/2011/2011-10-12/html/sor-dors210-eng.html

  • Amendment 9 - SOR/2011-60

    Regulations amending the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (Amendment 9) have been published in the March 16, 2011 Canada Gazette Part II, Vol. 145, No. 6 as SOR/2011-60.

    This amendment updates references to CGSB-43.126 (drums), CGSB-43.147 (rail), ICAO Technical Instructions (air transport), contains some consequential amendments to Part 5, and also includes a change to Special Provision 89 in Schedule 2.

    You will find this Amendment at the following Web address:  http://www.gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p2/2011/2011-03-16/html/sor-dors60-eng.html

  • Amendment Number 6 - SOR/2008-34
    - Published in Part II of the Canada Gazette February 20, 2008
  • Amendment Number 7 - SOR/2007-179
    - Published in Part II of the Canada Gazette August 22, 2007
  • Amendment Number 5 - SOR/2005-279
    - Published in Part II of the Canada Gazette September 21, 2005
  • Amendment Number 4 - SOR/2005-216
    - Published in Part II of the Canada Gazette July 13, 2005.
  • Amendment Number 3 - SOR/2003-400
    - Published in Part II of the Canada Gazette December 17, 2003
  • Amendment Number 2 - SOR/2003-273
    - Published in Part II of the Canada Gazette August 13, 2003
  • Amendment Number 1 - SOR/2002-306
    - Published in Part II of the Canada Gazette August 28, 2002