Office for Nuclear Regulation

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Consultation on CDG guidance

As part of our work to support the amendments to the Carriage of Dangerous Goods and use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations (CDG) we’re asking for your views on our updated guidance.

The updated guidance is non-statutory but it will be a useful tool to inform and assist dutyholders involved in the transport of Class 7 goods (radioactive material), to comply with the amended requirements of CDG.

The amendments to the CDG Regulations have been made to implement the Euratom Basic Safety Standards Directive 2013 requirements for emergency preparedness and response, and the notification of certain incidents when transporting Class 7 goods (radioactive material).

The amendments to the CDG Regulations came into force on 21 April 2019. Dutyholders have a 12 month implementation period to be compliant with the amended requirements of CDG.

Our informal consultation will run from 7 June to 19 July 2019

How to respond

ONR’s preferred method for receiving comments on the non-statutory guidance is by email contact@onr.gov.uk

Written responses can be sent to:

CDG Amendment Regulations Guidance Consultation,
4N2 Redgrave Court,
Merton Road,
Bootle,
Merseyside,
L20 7HS.

To enable us to provide follow-up information in relation to the consultation please provide an email address with any written responses. 

Responses must be received by 19 July 2019.

If you require a more accessible format of this document please email contact@onr.gov.uk

Next steps post consultation

ONR will consider the comments received throughout the consultation period. A brief summary of the responses, highlighting those included in the final non-statutory guidance, will be published on our website. 

The finalised guidance will be published on our website in late summer 2019 and we will undertake further engagement at the end of the 12 month implementation period for the regulations.

Complaints

If you have any complaints about the consultation process (as opposed to comments about the issues, which are the subject of the consultation) please address them to:

(Mr) Kobina Lokko – Senior Policy Advisor
ONR (ACOP Consultation)
The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR),
2.1 Redgrave Court,
Merton Rd,
Bootle,
Merseyside,
L20 7HS

Email: Contact@onr.gov.uk (for the attention of Kobina Lokko – Senior Policy Advisor) 

We aim to reply to all complaints within 10 working days. If you are not satisfied with the outcome, you can raise the matter with the Information Commissioner’s Office at Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire or Adrienne Kelbie, Chief Executive at the Office for Nuclear Regulation at Redgrave Court, Merton Road, Bootle, Merseyside, L20 7HS.You can also write and ask your MP to take up your case with us or with Ministers. Your MP may also ask the independent Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration (the Ombudsman) to review your complaint.

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