49 CFR 109.5 - Opening of packages.

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§ 109.5 Opening of packages.
(a) When an agent has an objectively reasonable and articulable belief that a package offered for or in transportation in commerce may contain a hazardous material and that such a package does not otherwise comply with this chapter, the agent may—
(1) Stop movement of the package in transportation and gather information from any person to learn the nature and contents of the package;
(2) Open any overpack, outer packaging, or other component of the package that is not immediately adjacent to the hazardous materials contained in the package and examine the inner packaging(s) or packaging components.

Title 49 published on 2013-10-01

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  • 2013-10-02; vol. 78 # 191 - Wednesday, October 2, 2013
    1. 78 FR 60755 - Hazardous Materials: Enhanced Enforcement Procedures—Resumption of Transportation
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
      Final rule.
      This Final rule is effective November 1, 2013.
      49 CFR Part 109

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Title 49 published on 2013-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 49 CFR 109 after this date.

  • 2013-10-02; vol. 78 # 191 - Wednesday, October 2, 2013
    1. 78 FR 60755 - Hazardous Materials: Enhanced Enforcement Procedures—Resumption of Transportation
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
      Final rule.
      This Final rule is effective November 1, 2013.
      49 CFR Part 109