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Time for stricter enforcement of Dangerous Goods shipping rules?

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Flagrant abuses of dangerous goods shipping regulations should be subject to criminal prosecution, says The International Air Transportation Association (IATA).  The Association says tighter enforcement is necessary to reduce willful non-compliance of dangerous goods regulations, such as the mislabeling or non-declaration of dangerous goods, which could put aircraft safety at risk.  Several campaigns are being developed to improve compliance without penalizing shippers who try to follow the rules. 

For more information, contact David Lychek, Manager – Ocean & Air Services.

Quick Tip #31
Act Quickly to resolve non-compliance issues and avoid increasing fines

Most monetary penalties issued by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) under the Administrative Monetary Penalty System (AMPS) escalate with repetition.

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