O.C. 261/2018

July 9, 2018

A.R. 149/2018

July 10, 2018

            The Lieutenant Governor in Council makes the Dangerous Goods Transportation and Handling Amendment Regulation set out in the attached Appendix.

            For Information only

Recommended by:          Minister of Transportation

Authority:                             Dangerous Goods Transportation and Handling Act
                                                (section 31)



Dangerous Goods Transportation and Handling Act


1   The Dangerous Goods Transportation and Handling Regulation (AR 157/97) is amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 1 is amended

                                 (a)    by repealing clause (b) and substituting the following:

                                          (b)    “Executive Director” means the Executive Director, Safety and Compliance Services;

                                 (b)    in clause (c) by striking out “Parts I to X” and substituting “Parts 1 to 10”.


3   The following is added before Part 2:

Part 1.1
Report of Release

Report of release — Alberta and federal contact

5.1   For the purposes of section 13 of the Act and the emergency report to a responsible local authority referred to in section 8.2 of the Federal Regulations, the occurrence, imminence or anticipated occurrence of a release shall be reported to Alberta Transportation, Dangerous Goods at 1‑800‑272‑9600.


4   The heading before section 28 and section 28 are repealed.


5   The heading following section 28 is repealed.


6   Schedule 2 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Schedule 2
(Section 14(1))

Permit for Equivalent Level of Safety

Company Name:   _______________________________________

Operating as:   __________________ MVID #:  _______________

Business Address:   ______________________________________

City/Town:  ___________________________  Province:  _______

Postal Code:  _________  Phone:  __________ Fax:   ___________

Mailing Address:
(If different from above)   ______________________________________________

UN Number

Shipping Name


Means of Containment
(Tank/container type, specification, etc. Attach additional info if req’d)

Total Quantity
(in litres)
















What sections of the Act or Regulation cannot be complied with?

Why are you not able to fully comply with the regulatory requirements?

How will an equivalent level of safety be ensured if an exemption is granted?
(Attach supporting documents, reference documents, training materials and/or MSDS sheets to support your application)


Name of person making application:  _______________________

Signature:  ____________________________________________

Contact Number:   ______________________________________

Position:  _____________________________________________

E‑mail:  _______________________________________________