701. Scope and effect of ADR and RID.

The effect of the implementation of ADR1 and RID2 in the EU is that dangerous goods may not be transported in so far as this is prohibited3 and that without prejudice to the general rules on market access or the rules generally applicable to the transport of goods, the transport of dangerous goods must be authorised, subject to compliance with specified conditions4. The restrictions apply (subject to an exclusion for the armed forces and certain limited exclusions relating to inland waterways, harbours and enclosed areas) to the transport of dangerous goods by road, rail or inland waterway within or