Transport of dangerous substances in the Republic of Macedonia

Rechkoska, Gordana and Rechkoski, Risto and Georgioska, Maja (2015) Transport of dangerous substances in the Republic of Macedonia. Elsevier, Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences 00 (2011) 000–000.

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Dangerous substances are substances whose the nature of composition or properties in the storage, transportation, loading,
unloading, repackaging and similar manipulations can lead to phenomena that are harmful and dangerous for the environment and
The aim of this paper is to show the transport of dangerous substances in the Republic of Macedonia, the legislation for it and it’s
complementarily with the ADR convention. It also covers the customs services in Macedonia to combat the illicit conduct and
carriage of dangerous substances for import, export and transport are also covered.
Research is conveyed to determine the handling of dangerous substances in the process of their manipulation. The research snowed
the transport of dangerous substances in the Republic of Macedonia is conducted within certain legal framework. The Government
of Macedonia insists that the Law on transport of dangerous substances by road and rail traffic complements and fits in fully with
European standards.
It also showed lack of equipment and competent authorities for the timely detection of illegal import of hazardous substances and
lack of institutional capacity. Improvement of legislation, and more sophisticated technical equipment, the establishment of a
cooperative body for hazardous substances at the national level and specifically trained personnel and services for transportation and
handling of dangerous substances is recommended.
© 2011 Published by Elsevier Ltd. Selection and/or peer-review under responsibility of Faculty of
tourism and hospitality, Ohrid, Macedonia
Keywords: dangerous substances, ADR Convention, transport, Law on carriage of dangerous substances

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Social Sciences > Law
Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Social Sciences > Other social sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality
Depositing User: Mr Bojan Sekulovski
Date Deposited: 31 Oct 2017 09:04
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2017 07:56

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