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Law on transport of dangerous goods.

Type of law

This Law regulates the conditions for performing internal and international transport of dangerous goods in road, rail and inland water transport as regards the territory of the Republic of Serbia, here not meant for maritime transport (for full list of exceptions see article 2). The Law is divided into 7 Chapters and 81 articles. The Chapters are: Introductory provisions (1); Basic rules for transport of dangerous goods (2); Authorities and obligations of authorities and organizations, and participants in transport of dangerous goods (3); Special provisions for transport of dangerous goods by road (4); Supervisions (5); Penalty provisions (6); Transitional and final provisions (7).
This text sets the requirements in relation to packaging, mobile equipment, and administrative issues necessary for the safe and controlled transport and transit of potentially dangerous (for environment, human and animal health) goods and substances.
This Law further defines the methods for examination and inspection; competent state authorities and organizations in the transport of dangerous goods; conditions and obligations that should be meet by all participants in the above mentioned activity; and offences and related penalties.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
This Law enter into force on eighth days after its publication in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia, and shall apply from 1 January 2017, with the exception of the provisions of article 6, paragraph 12, article 46, paragraph 13 and 14 and article 75 paragraph 2 which shall apply on the date of accession of the Republic of Serbia to the European Union, and the provisions of article 17 paragraph 3, 4 and 5, article 27, paragraph 1 (point 18) and article 44, paragraph 1 (point 4) that will enter into force on 1 June 2019.
On the day of the accession of the Republic of Serbia to the European Union, the provisions of article 11, paragraph 6 of this Law will be no longer in force.
Publication reference
Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia 104/2016
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Zakon o transportu opasne robe.