—(1) Dangerous goods shall not be carried in an aircraft except as follows:
goods carried in accordance with any regulations which the Minister may make to permit dangerous goods to be carried either in aircraft generally or in aircraft of any class specified in the regulations;
goods carried with the written permission of the Minister, and in accordance with any conditions to which such permission may be subject;
goods carried in an aircraft with the consent of the operator thereof for the purpose of ensuring the proper navigation or safety of the aircraft or the well-being of any person on board; and
goods permitted to be carried under the laws of the country in which the aircraft is registered, if there is in force in relation to such country an agreement between the Government and the government of the country permitting the carriage of dangerous goods within Singapore in aircraft registered in that country.
(2) Dangerous goods permitted by this Order to be carried in an aircraft shall not be loaded as cargo therein unless —
the consignor of the goods has furnished the operator of the aircraft with particulars in writing of the nature of the goods and the danger to which they give rise; and
the goods have been properly packed and the container in which they are packed is properly and clearly marked and labelled so as to indicate that danger to the person loading the goods in the aircraft.
(3) The operator of any aircraft shall —
ensure that passengers are warned as to the type of goods that they are prohibited from transporting on board an aircraft as checked baggage or carry-on articles;
ensure that flight crew and other employees including his agents are provided with such information and training as will enable them to carry out their responsibilities with regard to the transport of dangerous goods;
before the commencement of any training course relating to the transport of dangerous goods, submit to the chief executive officer for approval the programmes and syllabi of the training course; and
as soon as practicable and before any flight begins, inform the commander of the aircraft in writing of the identity of any dangerous goods on board the aircraft, the danger to which they give rise and the weight or quantity of the goods.
(4) It shall be unlawful for any person to take or cause to be taken on board any aircraft, or to deliver or cause to be delivered for loading thereon, any goods which he knows or ought to know or suspect to be dangerous goods the carriage of which is prohibited by this paragraph.
(5) The operator of any aircraft shall as soon as practicable notify the chief executive officer of any dangerous goods accident or incident.
(6) Where any dangerous goods accident or incident occurs, the chief executive officer shall cause an investigation to be made in such manner as he thinks necessary.
(7) For the purposes of any investigation under sub-paragraph (6), any person authorised by the chief executive officer to carry out the investigation may —
require such persons as he thinks necessary to answer any question or furnish any information or produce any document, paper and article and retain any such document, paper and article until the completion of the investigation;
have access to and examine any consignment of goods; and
enter and inspect any place the entry or inspection whereof appears to him to be necessary.
(8) For the purpose of this paragraph —
“dangerous goods” means articles or substances which are capable of posing significant risk to health, safety or property when transported by air;
“dangerous goods accident” means an occurrence associated with and related to the transport of dangerous goods by air which results in fatal or serious injury to a person or major property damage;
“dangerous goods incident” means an occurrence, other than a dangerous goods accident, associated with and related to the transport of dangerous goods by air, not necessarily occurring on board an aircraft, which results in injury to a person, property damage, fire, breakage, spillage, leakage of fluid or radiation or other evidence that the integrity of the packaging has not been maintained; and includes any occurrence; relating to the transport of dangerous goods, which seriously jeopardizes the aircraft or its occupants.
(9) This paragraph shall be additional to and not in derogation from paragraph 41.