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Certificate 9517

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Transport
Canada
Safety and Security

Transport Dangerous
Goods Directorate
330 Sparks Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N5
Transports
Canada
Sécurité et sûreté

Direction générale du
transport des marchandises dangereuses
330, rue Sparks
Ottawa (Ontario) K1A 0N5

Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

Certificate No.: SA 9517 (REN 5)

Certificate Holder: Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources

Mode of Transport: Air

Issue Date: 2017-04-28

Expiry Date: 2019-04-30

CONDITIONS

1. This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the officers of the Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, for the purpose of carrying out their duties, to handle or transport by state aircraft, dangerous goods, in a manner that does not comply with the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations and the Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air, if:

(a) the dangerous goods are in quantities that do not exceed the quantities normally required for these duties;

(b) the dangerous goods are handled or transported on a state aircraft, registered under paragraph 202.17(1)(a) of the Canadian Aviation Regulations, that is operated by or on behalf of the Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources where no passenger takes place on board the vehicle other than:

(i) the members or the employees of the Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources that are trained in the use, handling and transport of dangerous goods for the purpose of carrying out their duties,

(ii) a person who is under the direct supervision of a member or an employee of the Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources that is trained in the use, handling and transport for the purpose of carrying out their duties, and

(iii) the civilian crew required to operate the vehicle used.

2. This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, and the air operators, to handle or transport, by cargo aircraft, operated under subpart 2 or 3 of Part VII of the Canadian Aviation Regulations, dangerous goods in a manner that does not comply with subsection 12.1(2) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, if:

(a) the classes and quantities of dangerous goods handled or transported are essential for an activity listed in section 12.12 - Aerial Work of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations or in Appendix A of this certificate;

(b) the dangerous goods are handled or transported in compliance with section 12.12 - Aerial Work of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations;

(c) the dangerous goods are not forbidden for air transport as per Table 3-1 of Chapter 2 of Part 3 of the Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air;

(d) the dangerous goods are handled, offered for transport or transported to the last aerodrome of departure in compliance with the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations;

(e) the dangerous goods are loaded aboard the cargo aircraft or as an external load at the last aerodrome of departure to access the geographical area where the dangerous goods will be used in support of wildlife management activities and no stops are permitted at any other aerodrome except for emergency reasons or re-fuelling;

(f) the air operator ensures that the personnel handling and transporting the dangerous goods is trained in regards to the conditions of this Equivalency Certificate; and

(g) a paper or electronic copy of this Equivalency Certificate accompanies the dangerous goods.

Note: The issuance of this Equivalency Certificate in no way reduces the certificate holder's responsibility to comply with any other requirements of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, the Technical Instructions for the Safe Transportation of Dangerous Goods by Air, the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code, and the Canadian Aviation Regulationsnot specifically addressed in this certificate.

Signature of Issuing Authority

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David Lamarche

Chief

Permits and Approvals division


(The following is for information purposes only and is not part of the certificate.)

Contact Person:

Ian Moore

Chief Pilot

Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources

43 CREIGHTON RD
SHUBENACADIE Nova Scotia
B0N2H0 Canada

Telephone:

902-758-3438

Fax:

902-758-3355

E-mail:

ian.moore@novascotia.ca

Explanatory Note

The members and the employees of the Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources require dangerous goods to be carried and utilized in the performance of their duties to ensure public safety.

Part 2 of this Equivalency Certificate authorizes the certificate holder to transport dangerous goods (classes and quantities) that are essential for an activity referred to in condition 2.(a) of this certificate. The dangerous goods are transported in compliance with section 12.12 - Aerial Work of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations from the last aerodrome of departure to access the geographical area where the dangerous goods will be used in support of an activity referred to in condition 2.(a) of this certificate.

Legend for Certificate Number

SH - Road, SR - Rail, SA - Air, SM - Marine

SU - More than one Mode of Transport

Ren. - Renewal

Appendix

Appendix A - Activity

- Aerial Construction

- Environmental research

- Mining, gas and oil operations

- Wildlife management

- Hydrometry

- Maintenance and repair of telecommunications infrastructure

- Hydrology

- Surveillance and maintenance of the transportation system

- Surveillance and maintenance of electrical transmission corridors and infrastructure



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Date modified:
2017-06-19