Notices to Regulated Agents

Notice No. Issue Date Subject
1/2019 20 December 2019 X-ray Screening of Known Cargo during Transition Period for ICAO New Policy Direction  (PDF: 197KB)
2/2019 20 December 2019 Enhanced Transportation Security Requirements for ICAO New Policy Direction  (PDF: 131KB)
1/2020 29 May 2020 Common Issues Observed in Phase 1 of Transition Period for ICAO New Policy Direction  (PDF: 110KB)
2/2020 31 July 2020 Mechanisms of Handling Non-Compliance of Regulated Agents regarding Screening Summary Report Submission during Transition Period to Implement ICAO’s New Policy Direction  (PDF: 211KB)
3/2020 28 August 2020 Common Issues Observed in Phase 2 of Transition Period for ICAO New Policy Direction and the Latest Developments  (PDF: 215KB)
4/2020 29 December 2020 Major Deficiencies Observed in Recent Inspections on RAs regarding Counterfeit Documents and Non-RAs / Suspended RAs / De-registered RAs Found Performing RA’s Functions  (PDF: 305KB)
1/2021 16 February 2021 New Revision of Regulated Agent Security Programme to be Effective from 1 March 2021  (PDF: 177KB)
2/2021 26 February 2021 New Revision of Handling Procedures for Regulated Agent Regime to be Effective from 1 March 2021  (PDF: 158KB)
3/2021 26 February 2021 Important Reminders for Phase 4 of Transition Period for ICAO New Policy Direction  (PDF: 236KB)
4/2021 26 February 2021 Mechanisms of Handling Deficiencies Committed by Regulated Agents  (PDF: 166KB)(The notice is superseded by Notice to RAs 6/2021 from 1 July 2021.)
5/2021 16 April 2021 New Requirements on Security Seals Used for Secure Transportation  (PDF: 168KB)
6/2021 23 June 2021 Mechanism of Handling Deficiencies Committed by Regulated Agents (Revised)  (PDF: 221KB)
1/2022 25 July 2022 Reminders of Regulated Agent Security Programme Requirements and Common Issues Observed after Full Implementation of ICAO’s Policy Direction  (PDF: 287KB)

List of Effective Dangerous Goods Advisory Circular (DGAC)

DGAC No. Content Status
2/2022 Application for Competency-based Dangerous Goods Training Programmes Approval (for Training Organizations or Employers Establishing Dangerous Goods Training Programme for Their Own Employees)  (PDF:104KB)

Attachment I – Guidance on Adopting Competency-based Approach to Dangerous Goods Training and Assessment  (PDF:837KB)

  1. Templates for Summary of Design Output  (Word:48KB)

Attachment II – Proforma for Report on Dangerous Goods Training Programme  (Excel:35KB)

Related Frequently Asked Questions  (PDF:234KB)

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1/2022 Introduction to Competency-based Approach to Dangerous Goods Training and Assessment (CBTA) (for Employers)  (PDF:136KB)

Attachment I – Proposed Framework for Implementation of Competency-based Approach to Dangerous Goods Training and Assessment in Hong Kong  (PDF:263KB)

Attachment II – Dangerous Goods Training Needs Analysis Form Templates

  1. For Staff Members of Shippers, Freight Forwarders & Sub-Contractors  (Word:38KB)
  2. For Staff Members of Aircraft Operators & Handling Agents  (Word:30KB)

Attachment III – Dangerous Goods Training and Assessment Record Template  (Word:36KB)

Related Frequently Asked Questions  (PDF:234KB)

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2/2021 Recommendations to enhance packaging for cargo with lithium ion or metal batteries contained in equipment  (PDF:337KB) Effective
1/2021 Approved Dangerous Goods Training Programmes for Air Transport  (PDF:152KB) Effective
1/2020 Undeclared lithium batteries and other dangerous goods  (PDF: 303KB) Effective
1/2019 Permission to carry Dangerous Goods and Munitions of War by Air  (PDF: 1534KB) Effective
3/2018 Implementation of Enhanced Control, Surveillance and Inspection Measures for Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air (with Addendum No. 1)  (PDF: 257KB)

Related Frequently Asked Questions  (PDF: 266KB)

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2/2018 Handling of Lithium Batteries Shipments  (PDF: 51.1KB) Effective
1/2018 Dangerous Goods Training for Air Transport  (PDF: 113KB) Effective
4/2017 Prevention of Undeclared Dangerous Goods in Air Cargo  (PDF: 49.5KB) Effective
3/2017 Chemical Substances for Air Transport  (PDF: 103KB) Effective
2/2017 Dangerous Goods in E-Commerce Shipment  (PDF: 105KB) Effective
1/2017 Prevention of Undeclared Lithium Batteries Shipment  (PDF: 70KB) Effective
2/2016 Prohibition of Transport of Lithium Batteries as Cargo on Passenger Aircraft   (PDF: 12KB) Effective
1/2016 Changes to Packing Instructions 965 and 968 for Lithium Cells and Batteries   (PDF: 48KB) Effective
5/2015 Lithium batteries incidents   (PDF: 73KB) Effective
3/2015 Accepting Chemical Substances for Air Transport   (PDF: 46KB) Effective
1/2015 Lithium Ion Batteries Pack and Lithium Ion Polymer Batteries Pack for Electronic Equipment including Radio Controlled Model Aircraft  (PDF: 45KB) Effective
2/2014 Prevention of Undeclared Lithium Batteries Shipment in Consolidated Consignments  (PDF: 66KB) Effective
1/2014 Prevention of Undeclared Lithium Batteries Shipment  (PDF: 42KB) Effective
1/2013 Lithium Batteries Incidents  (PDF: 84KB) Effective
4/2012 New Requirements on Shipping Lithium Batteries  (PDF: 46KB) Effective
3/2012 Undeclared Mercury  (PDF: 46KB) Effective
2/2012 Safe Transport of Lithium Batteries  (PDF: 254KB) Effective
5/2010 Lithium Batteries in Passengers' Baggage  (PDF: 42KB) Effective
4/2010 Suspected Use of False Document  (PDF: 41KB) Effective
2/2007 Injury of Ground Personnel and Damage to Aircraft by Undeclared Corrosive i.e. Class 8 Dangerous Goods (DG)  (PDF: 74KB) Effective
1/2005 Potential Hazard of Magnetized Material (UN2807)  (PDF: 46KB) Effective
3/2004 Steel Drums with UN Marking UN1A1/X1.3/250/04/CN/330710  (PDF: 236KB) Effective