Updated to 5 December 2022 (Act No. 37 of 2022 and S.I. No. 595 of 2022)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1-6 to the extent that they are not applicable to or for the purposes of explosives within the meaning of s. 9(1) of the Dangerous Substances Act 1972 (10/1972) 28 September 1979 Dangerous Substances Act 1972 (Commencement) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 297 of 1979), art. 2(1) 
Ss. 1-6 to the extent that they are applicable to or for the purposes of explosives within the meaning of s. 9(1) of the Dangerous Substances Act 1972 (10/1972) Not yet commenced. Commencement order required under s. 1(2)
S. 7(1) insofar as it does not refer to the Towns Improvement (Ireland) Act 1854 (17 & 18 Vict., c. 103), the Explosives Act 1875 (38 & 39 Vict., c. 17), the Customs and Inland Revenue Act 1883 (46 & 47 Vict., c. 10), the Local Government (Ireland) Act 1898 (61 & 62 Vict., c. 37) and the Revenue Act 1909 (9 Edw. 7, c. 43) 28 September 1979 Dangerous Substances Act 1972 (Commencement) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 297 of 1979), art. 2(1)(b)
S. 7(1) insofar as it refers to the Towns Improvement (Ireland) Act 1854 (17 & 18 Vict., c. 103), the Explosives Act 1875 (38 & 39 Vict., c. 17), the Customs and Inland Revenue Act 1883 (46 & 47 Vict., c. 10), the Local Government (Ireland) Act 1898 (61 & 62 Vict., c. 37) and the Revenue Act 1909 (9 Edw. 7, c. 43) Not yet commenced. Commencement order required under s. 1(2)
S. 7(2) Not yet commenced. Commencement order required under s. 1(2)
S. 8 to the extent that it is not applicable to or for the purposes of explosives within the meaning of s. 9(1) of the Dangerous Substances Act 1972 (10/1972) 28 September 1979 Dangerous Substances Act 1972 (Commencement) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 297 of 1979), art. 2(1)
S. 8 to the extent that it is applicable to or for the purposes of explosives within the meaning of s. 9(1) of the Dangerous Substances Act 1972 (10/1972) Not yet commenced. Commencement order required under s. 1(2)
Ss. 9-19 Not yet commenced. Commencement order required under s. 1(2)
Ss. 20-66 to the extent that they are not applicable to or for the purposes of explosives within the meaning of s. 9(1) of the Dangerous Substances Act 1972 (10/1972) 28 September 1979 Dangerous Substances Act 1972 (Commencement) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 297 of 1979), art. 2(1)
Ss. 20-66 to the extent that they are applicable to or for the purposes of explosives within the meaning of s. 9(1) of the Dangerous Substances Act 1972 (10/1972) Not yet commenced. Commencement order required under s. 1(2)
Sch. insofar as it does not refer to the Towns Improvement (Ireland) Act 1854 (17 & 18 Vict., c. 103), the Explosives Act 1875 (38 & 39 Vict., c. 17), the Customs and Inland Revenue Act 1883 (46 & 47 Vict., c. 10), the Local Government (Ireland) Act 1898 (61 & 62 Vict., c. 37) and the Revenue Act 1909 (9 Edw. 7, c. 43) 28 September 1979 Dangerous Substances Act 1972 (Commencement) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 297 of 1979), art. 2(1)
Sch. insofar as it refers to the Towns Improvement (Ireland) Act 1854 (17 & 18 Vict., c. 103), the Explosives Act 1875 (38 & 39 Vict., c. 17), the Customs and Inland Revenue Act 1883 (46 & 47 Vict., c. 10), the Local Government (Ireland) Act 1898 (61 & 62 Vict., c. 37) and the Revenue Act 1909 (9 Edw. 7, c. 43) Not yet commenced. Commencement order required under s. 1(2)

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Prosp. Rep. 10/2005, ss. 1 (2), 4 (2) (3) (4), sch. 2, pt. 1
Pt. IV (ss. 24-26) dangerous substances specified S.I. No. 236 of 1980, arts. 1, 2, schedule
Saving for S.I. No. 292 of 1986, reg. 8 (c)
  S.I. No. 476 of 2000, reg. 7(4)(c) (col. cit.)
  S.I. No. 74 of 2006, reg. 7(2)(c) (col. cit.)
Evidence of cert. agreement in proceedings under S. I. No. 269 of 1986, reg. 2
Trans. of functns. 30/1981, ss. 1 (2), 11 (1)
  S. I. No. 18 of 1993, art. 4, sch.
S.1 am. 21/1979, s.1
S.2(1) am. 1/2014, ss. 1(22), 5(8), sch. 2 pt. 6
S.2(2)(b) substit. 1/2014, ss. 1(22), 5(8), sch. 2 pt. 6
S.27 rep. 7/1989, ss. 1 (2), 4 (3)
S.28 repealed S.I. No. 103 of 1990, arts. 1(2), 2
  S. I. No. 103 of 1990, art. 2
Ss. 29, 30 rep. 7/1989, ss. 1 (2), 4 (1) (i)
Ss. 39, 40 rep. 7/1989, ss. 1 (2), 4 (1) (g)
S.46 (1), saving for. S. I. No. 292 of 1986, reg. 31 (3)
S.52 (1), penalty incd. 7/1989, ss. 1 (2), 58 (j)
S.52 (2), penalty incd. 7/1989, ss. 1 (2), 58 (k)
S.55 (1) rep. 7/1989, ss. 1 (2), 4 (1) (j)
S.60 rep. 7/1989, ss. 1 (2), 4 (1) (a)
S.65 (1) rep. 7/1989, ss. 1 (2), 4 (1) (b)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 4 Dangerous Substances Act 1972 (Part IV Declaration) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 387 of 1996)
  Dangerous Substances Act, 1972 (Part IV Declaration) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 267 of 1986)
S. 20(2) Dangerous Substances (Method and Apparatus for Testing Petroleum) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 128 of 1988)
S. 21(2)(b) Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 311 of 1979)
S. 22 Dangerous Substances (Conveyance of Petroleum by Road) (Amendment) Regulations 1996 (S.I. No. 386 of 1996)
  Dangerous Substances (Conveyance of Petroleum by Road) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 314 of 1979)
  Dangerous Substances (Oil Jetties) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 312 of 1979)
S. 22(2) Dangerous Substances (amendment), Regulations 1995 (S.I. No. 103 of 1995)
  Dangerous Substances (Petroleum Bulk Stores) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 313 of 1979)
  Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 311 of 1979)
S. 23 Dangerous Substances (Flammable Liquids and Fuels Distribution and Commercial Supply Stores) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 631 of 2019)
  Dangerous Substances (Flammable Liquids and Fuels Retail Stores) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 630 of 2019)
  Dangerous Substances (Conveyance of Petroleum by Road) (Amendment) Regulations 1996 (S.I. No. 386 of 1996)
  Dangerous Substances (amendment), Regulations 1995 (S.I. No. 103 of 1995)
  Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 303 of 1988)
  Dangerous Substances (Conveyance of Petroleum by Road) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 314 of 1979)
  Dangerous Substances (Petroleum Bulk Stores) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 313 of 1979)
  Dangerous Substances (Oil Jetties) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 312 of 1979)
  Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 311 of 1979)
S. 24 Dangerous Substances Act 1972 (Part IV Declaration) Order 2020 (S.I. No. 147 of 2020)
  Dangerous Substances Act, 1972 (Part IV Declaration) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 387 of 1996)
  Dangerous Substances Act, 1972 (Part IV Declaration) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 267 of 1986)
  Dangerous Substances Act, 1972 (Part IV Declaration) Order 1980 (S.I. No. 236 of 1980)
S. 26 Dangerous Substances (Flammable Liquids and Fuels Distribution and Commercial Supply Stores) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 631 of 2019)
  Dangerous Substances (Flammable Liquids and Fuels Retail Stores) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 630 of 2019)
S. 26(1) Dangerous Substances (Storage of Liquefied Petroleum Gas) Regulations 1990 (S.I. No. 201 of 1990)
S. 36 Dangerous Substances (Flammable Liquids and Fuels Distribution and Commercial Supply Stores) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 631 of 2019)
  Dangerous Substances (Flammable Liquids and Fuels Retail Stores) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 630 of 2019)
  Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 502 of 2018)
  Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 604 of 2016)
  Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 574 of 2014)
  Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 528 of 2012)
  Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 712 of 2011)
  Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 628 of 2010)
  Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 593 of 2008)
  Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 630 of 2006)
  Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 2004 (S.I. No. 860 of 2004)
  Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (S.I. No. 624 of 2002)
  Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 584 of 2001)
  Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 1999 (S.I. No. 424 of 1999)
  Dangerous Substances (Conveyance of Petroleum by Road) (Amendment) Regulations 1996 (S.I. No. 386 of 1996)
  Dangerous Substances (amendment), Regulations 1995 (S.I. No. 103 of 1995)
  Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 303 of 1988)
  Dangerous Substances (Method and Apparatus for Testing Petroleum) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 128 of 1988)
  Dangerous Substances (Conveyance of Petroleum by Road) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 314 of 1979)
  Dangerous Substances (Petroleum Bulk Stores) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 313 of 1979)
  Dangerous Substances (Oil Jetties) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 312 of 1979)
  Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 311 of 1979)
  Dangerous Substances (Licensing Fees) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 301 of 1979)
S. 36(1) Dangerous Substances (Conveyance of Scheduled Substances By Road) (Trade Or Business) (Amendment) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 458 of 1997)
  Dangerous Substances (Conveyance of Schedules Substances by Road) (Trade or Business) (Amendment) Regulations 1996 (S.I. No. 389 of 1996)
  Dangerous Substances (European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road(Adr)) Regulations 1996 (S.I. No. 388 of 1996)
  Dangerous Substances (Storage of Liquefied Petroleum Gas) Regulations 1990 (S.I. No. 201 of 1990)
  Dangerous Substances (European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR)) Regulations 1986 (S.I. No. 269 of 1986)
  Dangerous Substances (Conveyance of Scheduled Substances by Road) (Trade or Business) (Amendment) Regulations 1986 (S.I. No. 268 of 1986)
  Dangerous Substances (Conveyance of Scheduled Substances by Road) (Trade or Business) (Amendment) Regulations 1986 (S.I. No. 268 of 1986)
  Dangerous Substances (Conveyance of Scheduled Substances by Road) (Trade or Business) Regulations 1980 (S.I. No. 235 of 1980)
S. 37 Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 311 of 1979)
S. 37(3) Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 502 of 2018)
  Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 604 of 2016)
  Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 574 of 2014)
  Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 528 of 2012)
  Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 712 of 2011)
  Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 628 of 2010)
  Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 593 of 2008)
  Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 630 of 2006)
  Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 2004 (S.I. No. 860 of 2004)
  Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (S.I. No. 624 of 2002)
  Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 584 of 2001)
  Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 1999 (S.I. No. 424 of 1999)
  Dangerous Substances (Amendment), Regulations 1995 (S.I. No. 103 of 1995)
  Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 303 of 1988)
S. 38 Dangerous Substances (Licensing Fees) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 301 of 1979)
S. 62 Dangerous Substances (Conveyance of Petroleum by Road) (Amendment) Regulations 1996 (S.I. No. 386 of 1996)
  Dangerous Substances (Conveyance of Petroleum by Road) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 314 of 1979)
  Dangerous Substances (Oil Jetties) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 312 of 1979)
S. 62(2) Dangerous Substances (Conveyance of Scheduled Substances By Road) (Trade Or Business) (Amendment) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 458 of 1997)
  Dangerous Substances (Conveyance of Schedules Substances by Road) (Trade or Business) (Amendment) Regulations 1996 (S.I. No. 389 of 1996)
  Dangerous Substances (European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road(Adr)) Regulations 1996 (S.I. No. 388 of 1996)
  Dangerous Substances (amendment), Regulations 1995 (S.I. No. 103 of 1995)
  Dangerous Substances (Storage of Liquefied Petroleum Gas) Regulations 1990 (S.I. No. 201 of 1990)
  Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 303 of 1988)
  Dangerous Substances (European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR)) Regulations 1986 (S.I. No. 269 of 1986)
  Dangerous Substances (Conveyance of Scheduled Substances by Road) (Trade or Business) (Amendment) Regulations 1986 (S.I. No. 268 of 1986)
  Dangerous Substances (Conveyance of Scheduled Substances by Road) (Trade or Business) (Amendment) Regulations 1986 (S.I. No. 268 of 1986)
  Dangerous Substances (Conveyance of Scheduled Substances by Road) (Trade or Business) Regulations 1980 (S.I. No. 235 of 1980)
  Dangerous Substances (Petroleum Bulk Stores) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 313 of 1979)
  Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 311 of 1979)
S. 66 Dangerous Substances (Petroleum Bulk Stores) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 313 of 1979)
  Dangerous Substances (Retail and Private Petroleum Stores) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 311 of 1979)