You will be required to comply with this code if you intend to transport dangerous goods by road and rail. This code sets out mandatory technical requirements and guidelines for the land transport of dangerous goods. Dangerous goods are substances that may be corrosive, flammable, explosive, spontaneously combustible, toxic, oxidising, or water-reactive.
The legislation adopts this code as amended from time to time.
Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.
Code of Practice
A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.
Department of Treasury and Finance
Dangerous Goods Act 1985 (Victoria)
Dangerous Goods (Storage and Handling) Regulations 2012 (Victoria)
Dangerous Goods (Transport by Road or Rail) Regulations 2008 (Victoria)
Dangerous Goods (Explosives) Regulations 2011 (Victoria)
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